Category: Entertaining With Food & Drink

Ultimate Thanksgiving Cocktail Roundup

Ultimate Thanksgiving Cocktail Roundup

When I entertain for any occasion, I think about what my cocktail menu will include.  Usually, I pick a red, a white, and a signature cocktail.  Often, that signature cocktail will be in line with the theme I’ve chosen for my dinner party.  With that […]

Easiest Vegetable Side Dish Ever

Easiest Vegetable Side Dish Ever

An essential part of your dinner party is serving up a side dish.  Many times I think too much thinking goes into something that could be so easy to fix.  When you have good quality ingredients it doesn’t take much to make them taste any […]

Lemon Blueberry Crunch Cake Trifles

Lemon Blueberry Crunch Cake Trifles

There are two times of year where dessert reigns.  Summer and the holidays.  Summer desserts like my Lemon Blueberry Crunch Cake Individual Trifles hit just the right note after sharing a meal outside with friends during the summer. Why they are so easy: This recipe […]

Summer Entertaining Make Ahead Menu Ideas

Summer Entertaining Make Ahead Menu Ideas

There are times that it’s just too hot to cook! However; it’s also fun to entertain in the summer because everything seems to be just a bit more casual, and a bit more fun.  One of my biggest tips for summer entertaining is a make-ahead […]

20 Easy Appetizers for a Party

20 Easy Appetizers for a Party

There are times that appetizers are the way to go!  In fact, our wedding reception was a “Cocktail Reception”, so I have done a whole bunch of research on how to feed a crowd with finger food!  Here are 20 Easy Appetizers that I use […]