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Well it’s officially Spring!  Is it warm where you live?  It is feeling more like Spring here in Alabama.  In honor of the first day of Spring I thought I’d share with you the fairy gardens we made last year! These were so fun to make!  Don’t you just love miniature anything?  Fairies are surrounded with whimsy […]

March 20, 2017

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Hi Everyone! Just wanted to let you know Hostess Jo is giving away a great party pak to help you celebrate the 4th of July over at Pizzazzerie! Leave Courtney a comment and you are entered to win all of these: Flag Chip and Dip Fireworks Napkin Ring Set Fireworks Bottle Stopper Set Join Pizzazzerie and […]

June 1, 2010

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As promised, here is the recipe for the fruit cups from the "Love in Bloom" shower.  They have such pretty color and taste great too.  Perfect for your Mother's Day brunches this weekend. Fruity Cups 1 can peach pie filling 1 can mandarin oranges-drained 1 large can of pineapple chunks-drained 1 large container of frozen, sliced, sweetened […]

May 6, 2010

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There will be a lot of champagne flowing over the next few days!  Whether you are toasting on New Year's Eve or sipping Mimosas at your New Year's Day brunch, it's always fun to serve and drink.   Here is a tasty twist on the traditional Mimosa.  Mimosa Granita Yield: 8 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup) Ingredients […]

December 30, 2009

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My mouth actually watered a little when I read this cocktail recipe.  It combines two of my favorite summer, beachy drinks into one!  Enjoy! Coconut Margarita   Serves 2 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice, plus 2 tablespoons for glasses (about 5 limes) 3/4 cup Coco Lopez […]

August 21, 2009

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I love that Sunflowers are making a big comeback for late Summer decorating!  They are so bright and cheerful.  To me they signal that Fall is not far away (thank goodness!).  Here are a few ideas for incorporating them into your End of Summer Parties: The yellow and dark brown really make an impact on […]

August 18, 2009

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Here is the perfect centerpiece for your luaus, tiki parties, or end of summer gatherings.  I love the bold statement it makes!  This would work great outdoors or indoors.  BONUS:  serve the fruit to your guests or make a fruit salad after the party for your family.  You will also get a lot of use out […]

August 11, 2009

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Check out this cool idea for displaying your drinks in the Summer heat!   Most of us already have a bird bath.  Just clean it out and cover the inside with plastic wrap.  Fill with ice and insert your punch, soft drinks, wine and water.  They also decorated this one with blooms.  This would be […]

July 28, 2009

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I just love this centerpiece idea from Martha!  BONUS-it doubles as your appetizer server.  So easy to do and looks great too.   How-To: Buy a large deep galvanized metal planter at your local hardware store.  Fill the bottom with sprouts (alfalfa maybe) and pour in enough water just to moisten them.  Arrange your favorite […]

July 23, 2009

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There's nothing better to have on a hot summer evening than a cool salad.  This salad looks delicious with its spicy seasonings and its cool sour cream dressing.  YUM. Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad   Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 1/2 cups) Ingredients Dressing: 1/3  cup  chopped fresh cilantro 2/3  cup  light sour cream 1  […]

July 22, 2009