{Entertaining} Super Bowl Tailgating

7 Layer Shot Dip

As a lover of all things football, I just had to include a few of my absolute favorite recipes for the Super Bowl. {even though the Cowboys were far from victory – we still love a great time to eat!} Seven Layer Dip in a Shot Glass Cheesy Football Football Bites   Super Quick Chili [...]

{Recipes} Holiday Slush Punch

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I also love this punch for it’s color and texture. Feel free to substitute any flavor of jello to match your party setup. Note: This punch cannot be served in a dispenser. {Slush Punch} 1 Small Package Strawberry Jello 4 Cups Boiling Water 1/2 Cup Sugar 1 Large Can Pineapple Juice 2 (12 oz) Cans [...]

{Recipes} Holiday Punch

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Another very favorite holiday drink that we serve at all our holiday parties is Holiday Punch. It is so yummy, my husband asks for it every time we entertain. Must warn you now — I usually triple this recipe and run out — it’s that good! {Holiday Punch} 1 (24 oz) White Grape Juice 1 (32 [...]

{Recipes} Wassail Punch

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One of my favorite traditions every year is going to my parents’ home and being greeted with the smells of hot Wassail.  Since I can remember, my parents have had a huge Christmas Party and my Daddy makes his famous Wassail. Wikipedia: The word Wassail refers to several related traditions; first and foremost wassailing is an ancient southern English tradition that is [...]

{Recipes} Candy Corn Cupcakes

Fall is my absolute favorite time of the year! I love the oranges, yellows and reds in designs, decorations and food! While browsing Pinterest today, I completely fell in love with this idea of showing off icing inside a cupcake. I know, I know, we all love icing — but sometimes the element of surprise is [...]

{Party Ideas} Apricot Tea Scones

{Apricot Tea Scones} 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 stick cold butter, unsalted 2 eggs 1 cup light cream 1 cup dried apricots, chopped 1. Preheat the oven to 400′.  In a large bowl, mix dry ingredients. 2. Cut cold butter into flour mixture until it [...]