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There's always a reason to have company.

The best part about entertaining is spending time with family and friends. Whether you're hosting pizza night, a child's birthday party, or a formal sit-down dinner, I'll show you how to entertain effortlessly without breaking a sweat.

November 17, 2016

Thanksgiving is on the way and I can't wait to sit down at the table with family and friends for a meal cooked with love. Here are great recipes to add to your holiday buffet, and a few tips and tricks for keeping the day stress-free. Happy Thanksgiving!

Perfect Pie Cru...

February 10, 2016

My favorite moments at home happen when there is music playing.  It adds that extra bit of special to anything you are doing — whether it is cooking up a meal, chatting while something is in the oven, or lounging around on a lazy Sunday morning.  

 

Music is su...

February 1, 2016

That most hallowed of American Sundays is on the horizon — the Super Bowl — and we all know the truth: no matter what side you're on, everybody's all about the food. Check out some of my favorite recipes, guaranteed to make your party score a touchdown!

 

One-Bite B...

December 29, 2015

As the holiday season whirls to its big finish on New Year's Eve, I'm checking the pantry for ideas of what to nibble and sip as we wait for the ball to drop. Luckily, I stocked up with some fun products from Mouth.com which I'll be putting to good use, just as I did l...

December 29, 2015

At Christmas, I like to make salt-and-pepper butter crackers with pimento cheese for my family, so it's only natural that I might play with the same idea when New Year's Eve rolls around just a week later. Sometimes making very simple substitutions to a recipe can real...

December 17, 2015

Stocking your pantry well can make all the difference when friends drop by during the holidays or when you suddenly decide to throw a get-together. I recently picked up some great items for my own pantry from Mouth.com, which showcases quality artisanal foods, and I ca...

December 11, 2015

 

With holiday entertaining on my mind, I like to stock up on pantry items that I can quickly turn into a tasty treat for my guests. Mouth.com is one place that curates some great "indie-gredients" that I love, showcasing quality artisanal products. Here's what happened...

November 10, 2015

Thanksgiving is about family and togetherness, but it is also a food holiday, so the pressure is on to make a delicious and memorable meal. As the gateway to the holiday season, Thanksgiving is a time to pull out all the culinary stops and make an impression. Most impo...

October 24, 2015

 

At first glance, Mr. Spiky here may look like an old science fair project, but he's really a super cute way to offer a non-food treat for Halloween. This project is fast, simple, and fun!

 

You'll need:

 

6-inch styrofoam ball (or any size you prefer)

Orange craft paint &...

October 24, 2015

 

Hello, Halloween! I am so ready for trick-or-treaters and all their fun costumes, but, yes, I am that lady that gives out pencils. I figure that kids get so much candy that a pencil isn't such a bad idea, which is also why I like the Teal Pumpkin Project, an initiati...

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