Strawberry on Top: Gender Reveal

Gender Reveal (18 of 24)

Baby Macaroni & Cheesecake is….A GIRL!!!! Last weekend we had a gender reveal party and it was so much fun! I wanted it to be fun but low maintenance for me, so we actually had it catered and a friend made the cake so I could focus on the decorations. And most of these decor […]

Luscious Slush Punch & A Virtual Baby Shower


I actually made this punch for our Post Christmas Pajama Party and it was a HUGE hit! No one even opened the soft drinks, everyone just drank the punch. This punch is maybe the best punch I have ever had. I kid you not! It had such a great flavor and wasn’t too fizzy. So […]

Pumpkin Pie White Hot Chocolate


Ok, I know I said I was done with the Pumpkin Recipes, but please indulge me for one more and then I’ll move on, for a little while at least!:) You know how a recipe might call for just a small amount of pumpkin and then you have half the can left over? This is […]

Ranch Pretzels Party Snack


So this may not look like much. You may think, pretzels, big deal! What could be so great about a bowl of pretzels? That’s kind of what I thought when my mom told me about this new snack she made for a party.  Well then she made them for my birthday party and I was […]

Peach Lemonade


Fresh ripe juicy peaches just scream summer don’t they!?! They are so refreshing even by themselves in this hot hot weather.  I saw this recipe in Cooking Light recently and had it on my calendar to make when peaches came in at their peak.  I then saw it pop up on several sites since then […]

Vanilla Almond Iced Tea


So this may surprise you, but I had never made sweet tea before today.  I know, I know how can I be a Southerner and not have made a batch of freshly brewed iced tea? Honestly, I like my tea dripping with sweetness….like it’s from the deep South, ya’ll (said with lots of twang and […]

Ham & Cheese Pretzel Bites


We served these delicious bite sized treats at our Super Bowl party. They were so good that not everybody got to try them because they were gobbled up. So if you are having a lot of guests, I would make a double batch! The dough is perfectly soft and tastes just like the pretzels you […]

Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake


This cake is Adam’s absolute favorite. My mom got this recipe from a friend and has been making it for years since. It is so moist and has such a simple flavor, but it is so delicious. Just give Adam this bundt cake & he is happy. It is so easy to make, too. All […]

Elegant & Updated Cucumber Sandwiches

cucumber sandwiches

For the bridal shower that I helped host this past weekend, we all each made an appetizer as well. We had several dips and tarts already (you can see the wonderful spread in the pictures below) and I was just wracking my brain trying to figure out what to make. Well, weekend before last I […]

Crowd Pleasing Cheese Ball

cheese ball

I got this wonderfully delicious cheeseball recipe from my mother-in-law. She is an amazing cook and this appetizer lives up to it’s name. I served it at my recipe swap last week and it was a huge hit! It’s creamy and also has a nice salty bite to it. Plus, all the ingredients were things […]