Tutorial: Holiday Wreath Charcuterie Board

Appetizers, Brands, Entertaining, Gluten Free, Holidays, Meat, Party Themes, Recipes, Tutorial

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Blue Diamond®. The opinions and text are all mine. You better watch out, you better not cry. You better not pout, I’m telling you why. The relatives are coming to town! Oh yeah, ‘tis the season for judgmental holiday guests. They will criticize your …

Spiced Pear Cauliflower Pizza

Appetizers, Brands, Fruit, Recipes, Tutorial

This post was sponsored by Green Giant as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Eating during the holidays can be a joy. But it can also feel like a chore. By the time I’ve hit up my 5th party, I feel like I’m …

Halloween Libations with Decoy Merlot

Alcohol, Brands, Cocktails, Drinks, Entertaining, Holidays, Party Themes, Recipes, Spirits, Tutorial, Wine

Thank you Decoy for sponsoring this post. Celebrate International Merlot Month this October by using the hashtag #MerlotMe on social! Did you know that October is International Merlot month?! Add Halloween to the mix and we are about to have ourselves a fabulous 31 days, my friends. To celebrate both occasions in style, I have …

How To: Set a Whimsical Easter Brunch

Brands, Entertaining, Holidays, Home, Party Themes, Product Reviews, Recipes, Tutorial

The most common email I receive from readers asks how one can recreate my photo shoot tablescapes. To which I always reply: layers! Layering is the key to creating a stellar holiday table. To show you just how easy it is, I have teamed up with Chinet Cut Crystal to create today’s Whimsical Easter Brunch …

Holiday Homestead Buns with Southern Kitchen

Brands, Bread, Dessert, Holidays, Kitchen Artillery, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sweets, Tutorial

Special thanks to Southern Kitchen for sending me this lovely skillet to play with and sponsoring this recipe post! I moved to Houston, Texas a little over a year ago and officially became a Southerner. It immediately became clear that a few things came along with that status. Southerners are unfailingly polite. They are heartwarmingly …

Christmas Pork Patty Sliders

Appetizers, Holidays, Meat, Recipes, Tutorial

This post is written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods, Inc.. All opinions are entirely my own. There is a meal that gets neglected every year on Christmas day… lunch. Think about it. With the unwrapping of presents, breakfast is often a decadent smorgasbord of homemade cinnamon buns and sizzling bacon slices. Then, the …

Give Thanks with Coppola & Virginia Dare Wine

Alcohol, Brands, Drinks, Entertaining, Holidays, Recipes, Wine

We’re less than a week away from Thanksgiving and that means this weekend will be filled with preparatory trips to the market for supplies. While I am sure you won’t forget the necessities like turkey and yams, there’s one item you need to make sure you don’t go without… wine! Lucky for you, my friends …

Crunchy Habanero Mummy Fingers with Heluva Good! Dip

Appetizers, Brands, Candy, Chocolate, Condiments, Creams, Dessert, Holidays, Party Themes, Recipes, Sauces, Sweets, Tutorial

This post was sponsored by Heluva Good! as part of an Ambassador Program and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Planning a frightful Halloween party this month? Need scary-good recipe inspiration? Then you have come to the right place, Boys and Ghouls! Lucky for you, I have just the thing that will …