It’s COCKTAIL TIME, y’all! Halloween month is almost upon us, and I finally got a chance to play with some dry ice! Let me tell you, I knew it was cool but now I’m really sold on using it for Halloween concoctions. You can find it at grocery stores (just ask) and a little goes a long way! More on the dry ice below. This
I‘ve been on a coastal kick lately, can you tell? Something about summer just has me thinking about the beach and seafood all the time. Since my husband and I don’t actually have a beach trip planned this summer (I need to change that, clearly), I decided to make him a coastal treat to enjoy right here in Nashville. Behold these delicious mini spicy shrimp
Let the games begin! So the Rio 2016 Olympic Games are right around the corner, and since they don’t come around often, they’re definitely an occasion to celebrate. Even if you are just watching with family at home, you can add a little sweetness in, right? Behold, mini gold medal cakes! Let me tell you a little story of how these mini gold medal cakes
Bookmark these now. When the heat is blazing, and you’re not up for standing in front of a hot oven (or even grill), these salads will fit the bill for the perfect dinner party meal. Easy, carefree, and light which is exactly how dinner party fare should be in the summer… right? If you want to up the ante, you can always add something extra
Hi, y’all! I hope your summer is going well, and I’ve decided it’s my duty to make it a little more delicious too. Namely, adding these Blueberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies to your life! They might even convert all the traditional chocolate chip cookie lovers over to the fruity side! They’re crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside and loaded with blueberry flavor. This is the
When it’s pushing 100 degrees (or OVER), there is really only one thing that will do for cocktail time — BOOZY POPSICLES. Truly, whoever came up with this genius ideas is my favorite. Cocktails in frozen form to enjoy all summer long!? If I could eat these boozy popsicles and float around on this thing all summer, I’d be in high heaven. Who’s with me?
As you probably know we really like parties around here. And to be honest with you all, one of my favorite parts of planning a party is brainstorming all the food ideas and beautiful ways to serve it. So when I stumbled on pancake bites I knew I had to serve them at some gathering so that’s how these raspberry pancake poppers were born. Pancake poppers are
Hooray, another delicious recipe to share with y’all! You know I love my appetizers, right? Even if you don’t have a party coming up, just enjoy a plate of these Shrimp & Tomato Pastry Tartlets for dinner, they’re delish! Naming this tasty appetizer was tricky, so many amazing things all in one bite! Shrimp, herbed cream cheese, tomato, AND puff pastry. What’s a hostess to do?
You’ve likely found yourself here because you’re a fellow Mai Tai lover! Welcome! My husband and I were in Hawaii a few weeks ago where we tried a lot of Mai Tais! One of our absolute favorites came from Halekulani’s House Without a Key! It’s a gorgeous restaurant overlooking Waikiki Beach with the beautiful aqua waters. My husband became quite the Mai Tai connoisseur while we
Raise your hand my peach lovers! I know there are some of you because lots of you loved THIS post of mine on Instagram recently (find those here, by the way)! Well, I’m a huge peach lover. I grew up visiting my grandparents in upstate South Carolina during the hot summer months. My grandfather would always take us out in his old grey truck (these
This recipe is all you need if you are a frosting lover like I am. Heck, I even wrote a book devoted to this sweet, creamy, deliciousness that is Frosting! It has the perfect yellow cake sponginess + the super decadent, melt in your mouth fudge frosting that I’m pretty sure is what clouds would taste like if they were made of chocolate. Being all
So I have a question, friends! You might have followed along on my Hawaii trip a couple of weeks ago with Silhouette Inc. but would you fancy a blog post dedicated to the trip with my fave places to eat, tips, pics? Just let me know in the comments, mmk? Now, say you don’t have a trip the islands in the works, don’t fret! I