How to Throw a Dinner Party- Tips, Menu Planning and Personal Touches

 I’m so excited to share today’s post with all of you!!! Last month I threw my first “real” dinner party at our house. I’ve had plenty of planned dinners with family and friends over the years. However; this one was different. This one didn’t just have my cooking involved it also came with invitations, menus, place settings, and some tablescaping. I went all out to really make it a true party setting.

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The Complete Guide to Slow Cookers

Hello Everyone,

We all know the sad truth that summer will be gone before we know it. I’m the first to admit I am no where near ready. In a matter of weeks I’ll be counting the days until next memorial day. But there is comfort that with Fall comes beautiful trees, pumpkin everything and slow cooked meals! In preparation for those crisp days ahead I’m giving all of you a great infographic! It will become your go-to guide for all things crockpot. Learn the settings, get some prep and cooking “hacks” and even get tips on how to clean your cooker.

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Dice, Chop, Slice-A Kitchen Knife Guide

Hi All,

I thought this was a helpful infographic for all you. It breaks down all the classic cutlery with when and how they should properly be used. It even gives some helpful cleaning and care tips. Print it out, bookmark it, or memorize this knife knowledge for your future cooking adventures.

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The Ultimate Guys’ Party Feast-Part Two

On Tuesday I kicked off this week’s two part post on The Ultimate Guy’s Party Feast. If you haven’t read the first post – click here for the Slider Station recipes)

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DIY Shadow Box Menu Board

I do the majority of the cooking in my household. Actually, who am I kidding, I do ALL of the cooking in my household. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining, I enjoy putting together dinner. It is often my evening therapy after work. But, every day I get the question “What’s for dinner?”.

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DIY Mason Jar Housewarming Gift

DIY, The Potpourri | February 21, 2014 | By

I have always loved giving gifts more than receiving them. There is nothing I love more than spending the time to find the perfect gift that has heart and meaning behind it for whomever the special someone may be on the receiving end.

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