Category Archives: Food

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Day 6 of our Christmas Giveaway – Nordic Ware Detailed Decorating Pen

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  We sure did – getting ready for Christmas and watching my husband perform in a Christmas concert.  Day 6′s giveaway is this nifty decorating pen from Williams Sonoma.  I love how easy … Continue reading

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10 Fabulous and Delicious Simple Summer Salads + Recipes

Summer salads are simply the best.  I love how fresh everything is!  All of my favorite fruits and vegetables are in season and are just begging to be mixed together in a salad. Take a look at these delicious salads … Continue reading

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10 Most Delicious Dessert Shooters + Recipes

Dessert shooters are so popular right now.  They’re easy to assemble ahead of time and they look adorable when grouped together.  Here are 10 of the cutest dessert shooters  - some with recipes and assembly instructions.  Just click on the … Continue reading

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Quinoa with Sun-dried Tomatoes, Chicken, and Spinach Recipe

I knew that I wanted quinoa for dinner tonight, but the dilemma was, what did I want in it?  I dug through the fridge and found that I had onions, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, feta cheese, spinach, and chicken.  I threw … Continue reading

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Oriental Chicken Salad with Thai Peanut Dressing Recipe

The oriental chicken salad is one of my favorites and is very easy to put together.  I usually buy the pre-shredded bags of iceberg lettuce, cabbage, and carrots to save time and combine them in equal amounts to form the … Continue reading

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Coffee Themed Dessert Table – Perfect for Bridal Showers

This beautifully designed coffee themed dessert table was from Engage11, a luxury wedding conference I attended last year.  Now, I don’t drink coffee, but you can easily adapt this idea into a hot chocolate themed table complete with marshmallows, frozen … Continue reading

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LuxeFinds Ultimate Giveaway Peter Callahan’s – Book Bite By Bite

It’s Day 22 of our Ultimate Giveaway and today’s is a delicious one!  Even if you never make a single thing out of this cookbook, it’s still eye candy at its best.  Peter Callahan is the king of transforming miniature … Continue reading

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Strawberry Dessert Table Inspiration for Bridal Showers or Brunch

I attended Engage11, a luxury wedding conference last year at The Grand Del Mar and they really outdid themselves when it was time for a break in between sessions.  They featured a strawberry dessert buffet and since strawberries are just … Continue reading

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Beautifully Handcrafted Easter Cookies Found on Etsy

Who would have thought to look on Etsy for delicious and beautifully handcrafted Easter cookies?!  Apparently, there are a lot of professional bakers who have their own bakeries that also have an Etsy store.  Take a look at these gorgeous … Continue reading

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Delicious Osso Bucco Recipe

We had friends over for lunch and served this delicious dish today.  Yes, it was a bit on the heavy side for lunch, but it was cold so I guess it evened out.  We served the osso bucco over a … Continue reading

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