Pancake Bar Party | simple breakfast & brunch recipes

Pancake Bar Party | simple breakfast & brunch recipes

Pancake Bar Party | simple breakfast & brunch recipes | This shop is #sponsored by #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. The story and opinions read here are entirely my own ~ #12DaysofPancakes It's that time of year again to start planning our holiday parties and get togethers. There are so many special people in our lives that we love to celebrate the season with - though so little time. The four weekends between Thanksgiving and Christmas seem to fly by so quickly. Traditionally, I've always hosted evening get togethers, though this year Continue reading

S’mores Bar Party | build-your-own s’mores party table set up #letsmakesmores

S’mores Bar Party | build-your-own s’mores party table set up #letsmakesmores

S'mores Bar Party - build-your-own s'mores party table set up #LetsMakeSmores | This shop is #sponsored by #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. The story and opinions read here are entirely my own ~ Let's Make S'mores Tonight! The perfect ending to any event we host here at the house usually involves a gathering around the fire pit. It's an entertaining tradition that never gets old, especially during the summer months. Once the fire gets going there is no denying the ultimate companion to the crackling flames and moonlit skies is a good old Continue reading

Pie Bar Dessert Table | fourth of july dessert station

Pie Bar Dessert Table | fourth of july dessert station

Pie Bar Dessert Table | fourth of july dessert station #michaelsmakers | With summer right around the corner I've already starting planning some fun celebrations for the upcoming months. We love to entertain and planning different party themes is one of my passions. As a toast to the last challenge of the season, this month the Michaels Makers team is celebrating each of the six holidays this summer with gifts, baked treats and parties! My challenge was based upon one of my favorite holidays of the year - the Fourth of July! Since every Continue reading

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bark Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bark Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bark Recipe | I'm always looking for simple handmade gifts that can be put together quite quickly - especially gifts that I can have, on- hand, for hostess gifts or unexpected visitors during the holidays. Today I have an easy bark recipe to share that takes just minutes to whip up and requires just a few key ingredients. The best thing about chocolate bark is that it can customized with just about any toppings you have available in your pantry. Cookies, candy, candy canes - you can't really go wrong crushing Continue reading

Fresh Baked Nachos | appetizer recipe

Fresh Baked Nachos | appetizer recipe

Fresh Baked Nachos - appetizer recipe | This post brought to you by Sargento. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Under the Table and Dreaming. Our fresh pico de gallo recipe is one of our all time favorites for entertaining. It takes just minutes to prepare and is made completely with fresh ingredients. While the salsa is a real crowd pleaser served all on its own - I was inspired to incorporate it into a tasty nacho appetizer with some warm baked chips. These fresh baked nachos are quick to put together and make a perfect Continue reading

Banana Pumpkin Nut Muffins in a Jar Recipe

Banana Pumpkin Nut Muffins in a Jar Recipe

Banana Pumpkin Nut Muffins in a Jar Recipe #ChiquitaCookingLab | This post brought to you by Chiquita Banana. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Under the Table and Dreaming. Baking season has begun. It's my favorite time of year to spend some extra time in the kitchen baking seasonal treats for family and friends. Today I've teamed up with #ChiquitaCookingLab to share a fun twist on a old time favorite. Ripened bananas never go to waste around here, as we have been making this incredibly easy banana muffin recipe for a Continue reading

Wine Tasting Party | fall entertaining

Wine Tasting Party | fall entertaining

Wine Tasting Party - fall entertaining | This post brought to you by Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards. All opinions are 100% mine. Autumn is here and we have been savoring every last minute of this beautiful weather.  It's my favorite time of year to entertain especially outdoors. Nothing quite compares to the backdrop of some gorgeous fall foliage. The perfect setting for a wine tasting party. A casual wine tasting party is a fun way to gather friends, experiment with new varietals, and discover a new favorite bottle. Nothing contributes more Continue reading

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Shake

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Shake

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Shake | #trumoohalloween Halloween is all about the treats and this chocolate covered strawberry milkshake certainly doesn't fall short in that category. This yummy concoction combines a thick rich chocolate milkshake layered on top of a sweet frosty strawberry smoothie that takes just minutes to mix up. Without being overly gory the shake was actually inspired by the ghoulish Halloween vampire, Dracula. I'll spare all of the spooky details and gruesome connotations because this is a pretty tasty treat - Continue reading

Hot Chocolate Bar | fall entertaining #michaelsmakers

Hot Chocolate Bar | fall entertaining #michaelsmakers

Hot Chocolate Bar | fall entertaining #michaelsmakers - As the outdoor temperature drops and the cooler weather rolls in I begin to think of all things warm, comforting and cozy. I just love this time of year and everything fall has to offer. There are lots of fun, festive activities to enjoy outside during the autumn season - and of course the chill in the air requires one of our favorite fall essentials - hot chocolate. As a member of the Michaels Makers Blogging Team our theme for September is centered around  all things Fall - so I Continue reading

Herb Roasted Chicken and Vegetables | paleo & gluten free recipe

Herb Roasted Chicken and Vegetables | paleo & gluten free recipe

Herb Roasted Chicken and Vegetables | paleo & gluten free recipe This time of year I am always looking for simple meal solutions. Full meals that can be tossed in the oven that really don't require much fuss. We eat a lot of chicken and vegetables so anything to change things up a bit is always a huge plus. Roasting a whole chicken is a simple and economical way to prepare a classic, complete meal in just a few steps. I tend to forget about buying a whole bird unless its holidays though tossing one in the oven during the week really Continue reading