Holiday

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Evil Eye Dark & Stormy

Lately, I’ve been all about the Moscow Mule. And because I’m not the biggest vodka fan (but love the ginger-beer and lime combo) I’ve been trying out various alcohols in place of it, like gin. But, when I found out…
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Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is upon us! While it’s much more difficult (in my opinion) to shop for Father’s Day versus Mother’s Day gifts, I have compiled a few things that I think any dad will love. From BBQ accessories to shave…
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Mango Sorbet Champagne Floats

Mother’s Day is upon us, everyone! If you are a tad behind on planning the perfect day for your mom – ¬†whether you’re last-minute scavenging for the ideal gift, or trying to score reservations at her favorite restaurant – these…
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Pinspiration: Cinco De Mayo Recipes

Happy Cinco De Mayo everyone! There’s nothing I love more than a tasty margarita or good Mexican food. Here are some pins I’ve been drooling over (literally)- these recipes look mouthwatering-good, but also simple enough to whip up tonight for…
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Potted Herb Pot de Creme Parfaits

Nothing beats the Springtime. With gardening underway, flowers blooming, and sunny weather, mother nature has definitely been an inspiration for any menus I’ve been dreaming up, especially for Easter Sunday. What is cuter to serve as an Easter dessert than…
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Heart Shaped Cookies

I love Valentine’s Day – it’s no secret that this cheesy “Hallmark holiday” gets me giddy. Everyone who knows me, knows I am drawn to anything hearts and all shades of red to pink. Valentine’s Day calls for expressing your…
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Silver + Rustic Holiday Table Setting

The Basics: A metallic tablecloth and runner create a¬†holiday ambiance – but choose differing textures (like the runner), it adds visual depth. Plate Setting: Chargers are a tablescape essential in my book, adding a refined touch to your whole setting.…
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Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake

Happy almost Thanksgiving! Instead of a pumpkin pie, this year I have made this cheesecake that to me, is the epitome of fall. The warm, pungent spices add depths of flavor to the hint of pumpkin in this cheesecake. This…
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Mother’s Day Springtime Brunch

The last couple years, I’ve found a way to personalize Mother’s Day for my mom. Instead of paying stuffy costs for an okay tasting pre-fixe mother’s day menu, hosting brunch at home is a fun way to spend a relaxing…