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How to Host a Small Cocktail Party at Home

For some time now, having friends over has been a more casual, spontaneous affair with beers and wines. But lately, there has been a resurgence of cocktail parties. While beer and wine are still very much enjoyed, mixed drinks have gained in popularity, offering a more formal gathering, complete with appetizers and small bites. If you’re looking to create a more upscale celebration and host your own small cocktail party, don’t be intimidated about learning to make the cocktails and creating delicious food. In fact, it’s actually easier–and a lot less stuffy–than it sounds! While you can still dress up …

Dolittle + Animal Pizza Movie Night

Dolittle + Animal Pizza Movie Night

I think it is safe to say that we are all getting a bit stir crazy right about now. Most of the nation and world have been on lockdown for about a month and the days are starting to blur together. And if you have a little one at home, like me, then you are probably running out of entertaining ideas. That is why I am thrilled to team up with the Dolittle DVD crew to create a break in the quarantine monotony. Who is up for a Dolittle + Animal Pizza Movie Night?! Follow along below for the step-by-step …

Springtime Udon Soup Tasters

Springtime Udon Soup Tasters

Spring is around the corner, so it’s time to prepare! What better way to transition from Winter to Spring than with a delightfully seasonal soup. With the ever delectable Fortune Udon Noodles at its core, you won’t want to miss making my Springtime Udon Soup Tasters. Is it just me or is soup the ever-elusive entertaining dish? Seriously, when was the last time you served or were served soup at a party or holiday gathering? Never, right?! Well, with today’s recipe I am hoping to change that! Featuring delicate seasonal flavors, this Springtime Udon Soup Tasters recipe is sure to …

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Quick Guide to Cocktail Party Hosting

Image by bridgesward from Pixabay  Hosting a cocktail party is a popular choice for a social gathering, and has been for a number of years. It is something that is a little more low-key and relaxed compared to hosting a meal, with a little less to plan. It can have a much more relaxed vibe compared to a dinner party, but can still be just as enjoyable as any other kind of social gathering (especially if you get the cocktails just right). However, there are still a few tips and tricks that will help you to make sure that your cocktail party goes …

Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders

Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders

This post was sponsored by King’s Hawaiian as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. We are moments away from the big game and preparations are in full swing. If you are planning a football viewing party this weekend and need to fill the menu, then I have just the recipe! The dish is easy to make, delicious to munch, and right on theme. With the always delectable King’s Hawaiian Pre-Sliced Slider Buns as inspiration, I created Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders… Curry Rotisserie Chicken Salad Sliders Time: 10 …

Meat-Lover’s Texmati Paella

Classic Rewind: Meat-Lover’s Paella

With Super Bowl Sunday just days away, I thought it best to revisit one of my most delicious recipes that you can whip up in bulk. Mix up this Meat-Lover’s Paella for the big game and make sure to scroll to the bottom of the post for a very special giveaway… Like any parent, I want what is best for my child. The best school, the best clothes, the best… well, everything! But unless you have unlimited means, that you simply can’t always have the best. But you can certainly try! Sure, I only shop for toddler clothes in the …

Game Day Twists with Heluva Good! Dip

Game Day Twists with Heluva Good! Dip

Special thanks to Heluva Good! Dip for partnering with me to create this post. All opinions and shenanigans are my own. The Big Game is upon us and it is time to get prepared! Do you have all the essentials? You will need your team’s jersey, a set of fun friends for the viewing party, and delicious snacking to keep you energized. Lucky for you, I have teamed up with one of my favorite brands, Heluva Good! Dip, to create two delicious Game Day dippers to compliment the flavors. Who fancies a bit of Spicy Tomato and Garlic Parmesan Twists?! …

Super Sunday Grazing Board

Super Sunday Grazing Board

Thank you Farm Rich for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. Check out their snacks and apps for your game day game plan! In my world, hosting a football viewing party is just as much a sport as the actual game we are watching. Inventive platings, strategic pairings, and scrumptious blueprints make for a fun and rowdy day of entertaining. Today, I am going to walk you through one of my favorite types of game day foods: the Grazing Board. Featuring delectable eats from Farm Rich paired with dressings, it is sure to elevate your football viewing party …