5 Backyard Entertaining Ideas We Love!

Who needs chairs for your backyard party?!
Host a Backyard Bash! PEACH THEMED!
Host an outdoor movie night this summer!

Tis the season, y'all! The season of backyard entertaining! No matter what size backyard you have (mine is not huge) or even if you don't HAVE a backyard (hello balcony), you can absolutely find a couple ways to add some pizzazz for the summer entertaining season. Here are 5 backyard entertaining ideas we're loving... 1. Lighting plays such a major role for backyard entertaining. When the … { read more }

Frozen Themed Birthday Party!

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Frozen Inspired Birthday Party! LOVE THESE IDEAS!
Frozen Inspired Birthday Party! LOVE THESE IDEAS!

It is no surprise that Disney's Frozen has taken the world by storm! Ice storm, that is! We know that is has inspired countless children's parties with lots of cute frozen details. We're thrilled to share one such birthday party by the talented Lisa Komer of Fancy That! If you're planning a Frozen Inspired party, these photos and details will provide lots of inspiration, ideas, and tips! The color … { read more }

6 Fave Mini Desserts For a Crowd

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BEST MINI DESSERTS for a crowd! Save for party planning!

Looking for a mini dessert that is perfect for a crowd? These bite sized treats are the perfect combo of tasty + tiny for serving at parties! These 5 mini desserts are fabulous for entertaining. They're perfect for every occasion from baby showers to weddings and backyard cookouts to birthday parties. Bite sized is the way to go with desserts because your guests will be much more likely to … { read more }

Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles with ESPRESSO!
Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles! SO GOOD!

So I recently discovered the idea of making a truffle out of the best thing in the entire world - COOKIE DOUGH. Eggless cookie dough, actually! Little balls of safe-to-eat chocolate chip cookie dough = holy-moly-I-don't-even-care-that-it-is-swimsuit-season! It gets better. The fab team at Nespresso sent over their new VertuoLine System to try out. It brews both a regular cup of coffee topped with … { read more }

{Giveaway} $500 Cash & Items For Your Best Summer Yet!

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Enter to win $500 cash & items for your best summer ever!

Hi, Y'all! I know, Monday is back around again! Let's add a little PIZZAZZ to your Monday by getting you entered to win $500 cash (hello summer of manis & pedis) and ALL the items you see above! Talk about your BEST SUMMER YET. I've teamed up with some of my favorite bloggers to bring this exciting giveaway to you. Just enter to win below! YOU COULD WIN... $500 CASH! 2015 Day Designer by … { read more }

“Oh So Delicious” Strawberry Shortcake Bites

Mini Strawberry Shortcake Bites! Easy and addictively delicious!!
Mini Strawberry Shortcake Bites! Easy and addictively delicious!!
Mini Strawberry Shortcake Bites! Easy and addictively delicious!!

This recipe is one of my family favorites! It's absolutely addictive so just a warning there! It's perfect for topping with fresh fruit, ice cream, whipped topping, etc for a refreshing little dessert. My brother and his wife are coming down to meet Blakely in a couple of weeks and these are on the menu! They're SO good. I kind of can't believe I haven't already shared this recipe with you … { read more }

Date Night In & Lay’s Kettle Cooked Giveaway!

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Date Night with Hubs! #LaysKettleCooked
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Hi, Y’all! I’m sure as many of you know, I had a baby just 6 weeks ago. AAH I can’t even believe it has already been 6 weeks. Needless to say, the past month and a half has been filled with total chaos from diaper runs to all-nighters and everything in between. One thing my husband and I have not had time for is date night so we’ve gotten a little creative by enjoying some “at home date nights” … { read more }

15 Recipes for the Perfect Girl’s Night In!

Peach Bellinis Served in PEACHES!
The Perfect Recipe Collection for a Girl's Night In!

GIRL'S NIGHT! I want to scream it from the rooftops because now that even two-seconds to myself is a total commodity, a GIRL'S NIGHT is just as exciting as Christmas! I'm so ecstatic to be planning a fun girl's night in for some chit-chat, mom advice, and of course - enjoying some delicious sips and snacks. You might have seen me write about Foodie.com before but that is the easiest place to house … { read more }

Strawberry Poppyseed Spinach Salad

Strawberry Poppyseed Spinach Salad with the most AMAZING Raspberry Orange dressing!
Strawberry Poppyseed Spinach Salad with the most AMAZING Raspberry Orange dressing!

After all the desserts and a holiday weekend of indulging, let's get back on the boat with a delicious salad recipe, shall we? Don't worry, a killer dessert is coming your way this week. Meanwhile, what I love about this salad is how gosh darn PRETTY it is. Yes, a salad. Pretty! Which of course makes it perfect for entertaining. I used small glass dessert bowls for the salads and served them up … { read more }

Delicious Mini Ice Cream Pies

Mini Ice Cream Pies - SO EASY
Mini Ice Cream Pies - SO EASY
Mini Ice Cream Pies - SO EASY

Now that the warmer weather has arrived, it’s time to share a simple yet cute dessert that you can create for parties, special occasions, or just a delicious dessert for friends and family! These mini pies are made with Blue Bunny’s Bunny Tracks Ice Cream and loaded with tasty flavors like chocolate and peanuts! I love how easy these are to make and how tasty they are! Everyone loves an … { read more }