{Fun}nel Cake Recipe

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Funnel Cake Recipe A wise person once said, "There are two types of people in this world: people who love fried food and people who won't admit they love fried food." I couldn't agree more and I will openly admit, I love fried food! So, I've always loved the idea of making hot funnel cakes for guests at a party, but the thought of hot oil splashing everywhere, making a huge disaster in front of … { Continue Reading }

Party Skewers + Kebabs!

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Anything on a skewer automatically gets the cute award in my book. Doesn't food just taste better on a stick?! So I'm sharing some of my favorite skewer ideas + recipes! Stick skewers down in a bowl or pot to match your theme! Or serve them up on a skewer station (more info below). They're easy to eat for guests while they mix and mingle making them the perfect party food! Perfect for a … { Continue Reading }

{Recipes} Summer Sips

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summer cocktail recipes

Summer is here! It's time to enjoy refreshing drinks on the patio with friends. I absolutely love mixing up delicious cocktails for backyard dinner parties and celebrations. Add some cute drink stirrers or drink flags for a little extra decoration. Another favorite tip? Freeze lemonade or other fruit juices in ice trays instead of plain ice cubes for a colorful splash that won't water down your … { Continue Reading }

Watermelon Mojito Pops

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Watermelon mojito pops I absolutely adore coming across a fabulous site to add to my ever-growing list of favorite blogs! Sugar + Charm is definitely at the top now! Serving up sweet recipes + charming craft ideas that are perfect for every occasion. My new obsession? The Watermelon Mojito Pops that author Eden whipped up! Tropical in color and the perfect amount of sweetness for a summer treat. … { Continue Reading }

{Brunch Idea} Yogurt Bar

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Yogurt Bar Hosting a party soon?! Whether it's a baby shower, wedding shower, or simple neighborhood brunch, a YOGURT BAR is a sweet + creative food station to set up for guests. Not only is it easy but healthy too! MIX-IN IDEAS Yogurts: Greek Yogurt, Fresh Plain Yogurt, Vanilla Yogurt, Strawberry Yogurt, etc. Fresh Fruit: raspberries, strawberries, sliced bananas, blueberries, sliced … { Continue Reading }

{Recipe} Cupcake Fondue Party

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Move over chocolate, CUPCAKE FONDUE has arrived! When I first heard about cupcake fondue, I was mesmerized. Created by Amanda Krueger of Bake it Pretty (a wonderful resource for sweet party supplies + baking goodies), this cupcake fondue recipe is just what you need to celebrate summer in style! CUPCAKE FONDUE 3 cups powdered sugar 1/3 cup liquid (orange juice, fruit juice, milk, or … { Continue Reading }

Cake Batter Recipes Round-up!

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Whenever I hear "cake batter", I look up faster than my new little puppy does when he hears the food bowl being filled.FAST! ¬†Cake batter is one of my absolute favorite flavors, and I'm OH SO HAPPY that there are so many recipes being created to enjoy this sweet cake batter taste in everything from candy bark to cupcakes - and even pancakes! So take a little tour with me of some of my favorite … { Continue Reading }

Pie Favors in a Jar {Recipes}

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Just like "on a stick", everything gets¬†infinitely cuter when layered inside a mason jar and tied with a simple ribbon or tag. Favors are no exception! So make these delicious fruity pies in mini mason jars (or regular size!) then sit back and listen to your guests "ooh" and "aah" over how darn cute you are! Mini Mason Jar Pies INGREDIENTS Pie Crust Dough 2 12 oz. cans of cherry, apple or … { Continue Reading }

{Recipes} Breakfast + Brunch Treats

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Hosting a breakfast or brunch party? It can be fun to host a summer get-together in the morning for a change and lots of delicious menu options. From pancakes and waffles to parfaits and muffins, brunches have lots of fun party foods you can serve to guests! Change things up and host a "BIRTHDAY BRUNCH" for a friend or family member. Or host a BREAKFAST FOR DAD for Father's Day this month. … { Continue Reading }

{Recipes} S’more Cupcakes + S’more Truffles

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Every summer I headed off to camp in the North Carolina mountains, and I always loved the campfires we would have (and the SMORES we would eat)! Host your own campfire with a fire pit in your backyard - or build your own outdoor fire! The memories you will make roasting s'mores will certainly last a lifetime - I cherish mine! So I thought I'd share some fun + delicious s'more desserts for you … { Continue Reading }