How to Make Fresh Za’atar for Kebabs

How to Make Fresh Za’atar for Kebabs

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Wesson. The opinions and text are all mine. The holiday season is all about celebrating peace, love, and health with loved ones. And like any close-knit family, mine celebrates over delicious food. My family is a perfect snapshot of the United States, mixed with relatively recent immigrants and multi-generational Americans. In my immediate family alone, our ancestry covers Nebraskan-English settlers, Russian-Armenian migrants, Caribbean natives, German transplants, and Lebanese immigrants. Every one of these lands is usually represented on our holiday dinner table through traditional and not-so traditional takes on …

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Essential Tips For Hosting The Perfect Dinner Party

Image by Element5 Digital from Pixabay Hosting a dinner party can be a huge source of anxiety. Although the experience is exciting, every decision, from the menu to the guest list, will induce stress. Whatever style of dinner party you plan, the secrets of a successful event are the same. As a host of the night, you must approach the task well prepared and with a sense of determination. All home chefs want the achievement of a successful dinner party, but earning this reward won’t come easy. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be so difficult either. With that in mind, …

Maple Cinnamon Prosecco Cocktail with Nino Franco

Classic Rewind: Maple Cinnamon Prosecco Cocktail

Thanksgiving is next week, so I am here to elevate your cocktail game. Today we visit a popular post from last year that is sure to make for some delicious holiday sipping. Also, make sure to scroll down to the bottom of the post for an amazing holiday giveaway! Need a signature drink for your holiday festivities? Then look no further! My friends at Nino Franco are sharing their killer seasonal cocktail recipe with us and I highly suggest you try it. I whipped up a few and will certainly be serving these at my seasonal celebrations! Get the recipe below for …

Roasted Beef & Mushroom Cheese Bread Bites

Roasted Beef & Mushroom Cheese Bread Bites

This post was sponsored by Better Than Bouillon as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. It’s almost Thanksgiving! Aaaah! And if you are scrambling to create a last-minute menu, then I have one more item to check off your list. The bread! It is often requested by guests, yet is just as often completely forgotten until the day of the festivities. But no worries, I have the recipe for you. Featuring my favorite pantry staple, Better Than Bouillon, here is my delicious holiday entertaining recipe for Roasted Beef …

Holiday Wine & Cheese Tasting Flight

Holiday Wine & Cheese Tasting Flight

Thank you Castello Cheese for sponsoring this post. Castello Cheese makes entertaining easy with its range of flavors. Hanging out with your family during the holidays can be filled with warmth, laughter, and fun. It can also be filled with awkward moments of silence and utter boredom. After the initial excitement and hurried catching up that takes place, there can definitely be lulls in the hoopla. Let’s face it, you might not have a lot in common with most of your family members. But there are two universal forces that never fail to please… cheese and wine! So, in preparation …

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Putting Off Your Chores For Another Day

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash Most people will know the feeling which comes with a lot of chores. While you know the job is important and having it done will only improve your life, it can be hard to muster the energy for this sort of work. When you have little ones around, work long hours, or simply don’t like getting your hands dirty, the idea of spending hours working on your home can feel like a horrible one. Of course, though, like with most things in the modern world, you can simply put most of the household chores your have off, …

Fruity PEBBLES™ Raspberry Cream Tart

Fruity PEBBLES™ Raspberry Cream Tart

Thank you PEBBLES™ Cereal for sponsoring this post. PEBBLES™ Cereal is gluten-free and a great inclusive option for your family! We all have that friend who has to stick to a gluten-free diet for medical reasons. I happen to be that friend in my group of gal pals. And let me tell you, it can be quite the challenge when it comes to celebrating special events. Party planning can often hit snags. Picking a restaurant, visiting a brewery, or even baking a cake can prove quite difficult if the birthday girl is gluten-free. Seriously, I can’t tell you how many …

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Traveling The World To Indulge Your Passion

Photo by Dino Reichmuth on Unsplash Everyone is passionate about something in life. Whether you love to curl up and watch sports each weekend, love nothing more than enjoying a glass of wine with dinner, or spend most of your time with your eyes on a computer screen, there are plenty of hobbies and interests in the world. With life being busy and time being short, though, many people don’t get the chance to focus the time they want into the things they love. To help you out with this, this post will be exploring some of the work which can go into …