Parmesan & Mozzarella Meatball Sliders

Parmesan & Mozzarella Meatball Sliders

Football food doesn't get much better than this!  Like a mini version of a meatball sub, these amazing Parmesan & Mozzarella Meatball Sliders are the perfect party food!  Super-simple to make, this easy slider recipe is great for serving at your next watch party and also makes for a great pot-luck dish. We are most definitely a football household.  When it's football season (September through January) there is always a game on pretty much the entire weekend.  So when the season comes to a close, the Super Bowl is like a holiday for us!  We often have friends over and there is never a shortage of food, drinks and snacks!  These easy and super-yummy Parmesan & Mozzarella Meatball Sliders will definitely be on our table this Super Bowl Sunday! Because I'm all about making Continue Reading...

Top 10 Reader Favorite Recipes of 2016

Top 10 Reader Favorite Recipes of 2016

I love nothing more than seeing what you all loved the most over the year.  I've compiled my Top 10 Reader Favorite Posts based on page views over 2016.  Ya'll really love no bake desserts, chocolate and peanut butter and blueberries!!  You're definitely my kind of people! :) You asked and I delivered!  These ten posts of 2016 were your absolute favorites, based on overall page views from January 1st, 2016 through December 30, 2016.  There was definitely a reoccurring theme - ya'll love anything with cream cheese, especially no-bake desserts, and anything with chocolate and peanut butter was definitely a bonus as well.  Creamy dinner options were also popular, as well as cheesy appetizers! I'm really looking forward to making more delicious recipes for you in 2017! Here are your Continue Reading...

Pomegranate Citrus Champagne Cocktail

Pomegranate Citrus Champagne Cocktail

Want a delicious, classy cocktail that everyone at your holiday party will love?  My Pomegranate Citrus Champagne Cocktail is made with sweet blood orange slices, pomegranate juice and seeds, citrus vodka and topped with Champagne.  This libation is perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and fantastic for brunch, too! Are you hosting Thanksgiving dinner, or maybe a holiday party with friends and family?  At one point or another, I've hosted pretty much all of these types of events, with family, friends or a mixing both.  My general thoughts on the success of a party is to have ample amounts of alcohol!  I say this for a few reasons; 1) It's not really a party without drinks (its really just an after-hours meeting); 2) alcohol is typically a great way to break the ice, Continue Reading...

Cherry Jello Pretzel Salad

Cherry Jello Pretzel Salad

Amazing as a salad or dessert, this incredible Cherry Jello Pretzel Salad is the ultimate side dish for any cookout, potluck or backyard barbecue!  Made with a salty-sweet pretzel crust, a delicious cream cheese filling, and topped with fresh cherries in jello, this salad is a must for any summer get-together.  Even better than the strawberry version! If you love salty-sweet foods, then you're definitely in for a treat with this amazing side dish!  Many call it a salad, as it is made with jell-o, but it is certainly sweet enough to be considered a dessert.  The strawberry version of this side is fantastic, but if you love fresh cherries, then THIS version is definitely for you! This fantastic summer side dish starts with a pretzel crust that is out-of-this-world!  It's as Continue Reading...

All American Sugar Cookie Pie

All American Sugar Cookie Pie

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CelebrateWithM #CollectiveBias An amazing Red, White and Blue dessert, perfect for celebrating America!  Chewy, delicious sugar cookie dough made with M&M's® Red, White, & Blue Milk Chocolate candies, stars and stripes sprinkles, and topped with buttercream frosting, makes for the ultimate patriotic treat!  Fantastic for Memorial Day and 4th of July picnics and celebrations! Every year around Memorial Day, I begin preparations for hosting our annual neighborhood picnic.  We get together with family and friends, enjoy great picnic food, play games and enjoy the wonderful summer weather.  It's a nice way to enjoy a holiday and three-day weekend. Recently, my son Continue Reading...

Sparkling Blackberry Lemonade

Sparkling Blackberry Lemonade

Fresh, sweet lemonade made with delicious blackberries for the most wonderful cold, refreshing drink!  The perfect beverage to cool off on a warm spring or summer day and a fantastic drink for parties, showers, and get-togethers as well! Raise your hand if you love a cold, refreshing glass of lemonade!  As soon as the temps rise and the sunshine comes out, a great glass of lemonade really hits the spot, especially when you're able to enjoy it outside on the front porch, or in the backyard with your feet kicked up in a comfortable lawn chair.  Spring and summer is the perfect time for sipping this delicious Sparkling Blackberry Lemonade! Way better than any powdered mix, this lemonade comes together quickly and easily.  It's as simple as mixing together just a few simple Continue Reading...

Flower Garden Cupcakes

Flower Garden Cupcakes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SweeterEaster #CollectiveBias These fun, colorful cupcakes are the perfect mix of pretty pastel flowers, and delicious chocolate cake!  Decorated with green grass frosting and topped with spring pansies adored with milk chocolate M&M's® Pastel candies, these cupcakes are perfect for Easter or any fun, spring occasion! Do you  have special people in your life that love to garden?  Are they typically itching at the chance to get outside, dig in the soil and plant their favorite blooms?  Both of my grandmothers are avid gardeners.  Even though they are both in their 80's, they still really enjoy getting outdoors as soon as the soil thaws to plant flowers, vegetables, shrubs, Continue Reading...