Best Football Party Ever (plus game day recipes!)

Host the ultimate football party with DIY decor and awesome game day recipes! This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #ReadyForKickoff #CollectiveBias One of my favorite things about football season (and especially the big game) is throwing a football party! I love gathering friends and family together to enjoy the excitement, and it’s a great reason to get creative with food and decor. I spent some time over the weekend creating {Read More}

Cheers to Stress-Free Entertaining with Holiday Sangria

Entertain Stress Free this holiday season with Wente Vineyards Southern Hills Cabernet and Holiday Sangria   When the temperatures begin to cool a bit, I start day dreaming about holiday entertaining. I love to throw a good party… it’s a passion of mine! I revel in the details of an intimate gathering of friends and family that makes everyone feel special and appreciated. The key to hosting an event that blesses others but doesn’t leave you frazzled is planning. Simple, intentional party planning {Read More}

Simply Irresistible Blackberry Thyme Sparkler Cocktail

I love me a signature cocktail that’s both delicious and pretty. Today I’m sharing my irresistible Blackberry Thyme Sparkler cocktail that definitely fits the bill! Pretty? Yup. The sprig of thyme and the pinkish hue are delightfully lovely. And perfect for Easter or spring entertaining. Yummy? YES! The flavors of the homemade blackberry syrup, Hendrick’s gin, and brut champagne combine to thrill the taste buds.  One thing I love about this Blackberry Thyme Sparkler is that it incorporates agave nectar instead of sugar in {Read More}

8 Enticing Game Day Recipes & Sunday Features {62}

8 Enticing Game Day Recipes at Sunday Features {62} The big game day is just a week away! Today we are featuring eight recipes that are sure to be crowd pleasers! (starting at top, left to right) Tequila Lime Chicken Taquitos from Happy and Blessed Home Mini Guacamole Boats from Flour on My Face Bourbon Pulled Pork Sliders from Cooking in Stelettos Tangy Sesame Chicken Wings from A Dish of Daily Life Pepperoni Flatbread Rollups from Lizventures Mini Corn Dog Muffins from {Read More}

Bar Cart Essentials

It’s almost time for holiday parties and celebrations! Are you ready? One way you can prepare for the season’s soirées is by adding a bar cart to your home. It adds a fun element to your decor and makes serving guests a breeze. I’ve put together some items that will help you create the perfect bar cart! I chose chic and modern gold and white as the color scheme. ONE: Bar Cart (similar)  |  TWO: Decanter (similar)  |  THREE: Serving Tray (similar)  |  FOUR: Paper {Read More}

How to Host a Seafood Boil

This past weekend we hosted our second summer seafood boil and invited a new set of California friends to take in this southern tradition! (You can read about last year’s boil here). Seafood boils are one of my favorite parties to host, and we do it at least once a year.  You’ll need one of these: And some freezer paper. What’s not to love about a seafood boil? The food is delicious, the cleanup easy, and the fixin’s few! Grap your printable shopping {Read More}