My Wedding: Black & White Striped Tablescapes

Black & White Striped Tablescape Wedding
Black & White Striped Tablescape Wedding
Black & White Striped Tablescape Wedding

 Oh, it's been far too long since I shared some more of my wedding details. I had all these plans to share the wedding details a long time ago, oops. This little project got in the way! Never too late though because this post is about my FAVORITE wedding detail: my tables! They were my favorite detail to plan and design. My Mom and I designed the basic "idea" of black-and-white stripes, bow tie … { Continue Reading }

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Party Bites!

EASY PARTY BITES: Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites!
EASY PARTY BITES: Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites!

Say it three times fast. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Party Bites! Ok, you don't have to. What you do have to do is try this ridiculously easy little treat that takes minutes to make. If you're not a huge baker or dessert maker but want to make a cute little treat for an upcoming party, a friend, or just because it's a good day then these little party bites are for you! It's also pretty easy to … { Continue Reading }

Watermelon Coolers Recipe on Style Me Pretty!

Refreshing Watermelon Cooler
Watermelon Cooler Recipe featured on Style Me Pretty

I am so very thankful and honored to be featured on one of my favorite blogs - Style Me Pretty! Founder and creator Abby Larson is a fellow Vanderbilt Grad, and I've truly loved following her successes for years! She's an inspiration to so many other bloggers, including myself. This recipe is for a refreshing Watermelon Cooler that is perfect for sipping on those warm, summer nights! It's the … { Continue Reading }

3 Last Minute Party Appetizers!

3 Last Minute Party Appetizers with Cheese!
3 Last Minute Party Appetizers with Cheese!
3 Last Minute Party Appetizers with Cheese!

If you've been following along with my posts this summer, then you'll know I've been enjoying lots of Cracker Barrel Cheese! From visiting Chicago & NYC to recipe developing here in Nashville, I have learned a lot about cheese! So I'm excited to share another post with you guys for those times when guests pop-in unannounced and you find yourself rummaging through your pantry trying to pull … { Continue Reading }

A Sunset, Seaside Party Tablescape!

A Sunset, Seaside Party Tablescape!
Set a seaside tablescape with this inspiration!
Set a seaside tablescape with this inspiration!

Hey Y'all! My summer has been busy to say the least! In addition to several weddings, I've been very focused on a few client projects and I'm excited to finally share one of my favorites with you - my colorful, seaside tablescape for Seagram's Escapes (find them on Pinterest here)! When I saw the colors of the Escapes line, I was totally smitten. Not only are they delicious, but the colors are … { Continue Reading }

{Join Me!} Puff Pastry Twitter Party with Top Chef’s Gail Simmons!

Join Pizzazzerie along with Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry and Top Chef Judge Gail Simmons for a Twitter Party! Win Prizes!

On behalf of Pizzazzerie and Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry, I am delighted to invite you all to a super fabulous Twitter party that I will be hosting tomorrow, July 17th, at 1pm Eastern (12pm CST)! I’ll be chatting with Top Chef judge Gail Simmons about her best summer entertaining tips – I hope you’ll join us on Twitter to ask Gail some questions of your own, and to compete for a chance to win some … { Continue Reading }

Road Trip Snacks: Cheese & Fruit Skewers!

Fruit and Cheese Kid's Snacks
Fruit and Cheese Kid's Snacks
Fruit and Cheese Kid's Snacks

Now that summer is in full-swing, you might find yourself on the road quite a bit to visit family or a much-needed vacation. We could all use a few little snack ideas for packing some "better for you" snacks (and help us avoid fast food)! Pick up some fruit and Cracker Barrel Cheese for these easy to make snack skewers. These are perfect for the kids (or adults too)! What I love about this snack … { Continue Reading }

Grilling Twitter Party with Better Homes and Gardens!

#BHGGrilling Twitter Party!

Join me for a Summer Grilling Twitter Party THIS Tuesday (tomorrow) from 7:00-8:00 pm CST! Hosted by my dear friend Michael of Inspired By Charm and sponsored by the fabulous Coleman, we'll be sharing loads of fun tips to make this the best summer grilling season yet! Plus, there will be over $1000 in prizes given out (wahoo!) incuding a grill! So you definitely don't want to miss it. You can chat … { Continue Reading }

A Nautical Cape Cod Tablescape!

This post brought to you by World Market . All opinions are 100% mine. With summer in full force, I'm enjoying lots of outside dinners and parties on the patio. I love grilling out and hosting casual, relaxed dinners but every now and then, I love to spice it up with a theme. When I saw the Nautical Outdoor Entertaining at World Market, I was sold. I knew I had to host a "Nautical Cape Cod" … { Continue Reading }

Cheese Tour of New York City!

Mac and cheese
Murray's Cheese Shop
Staten Island NYC Pizza

As you might have read here or here, I've been working with Kraft Cracker Barrel Cheese and learning so much about the culture of cheese making. Last weekend, I enjoyed a little cheese trip throughout NYC and it was - as you can imagine - delicious. So if you're visiting NYC soon, then take a few tips from my trip and add some of these unique stops to your culinary tour. I hope it provides you … { Continue Reading }