Mojito Bar | outdoor summer entertaining

Mojito Bar | outdoor summer entertaining

Mojito Bar | outdoor summer entertaining - #michaelsmakers The season for outdoor entertaining has arrived! Serve up one of summer's signature favorites with a refreshing Mojito Bar. Whether you are relaxing with your guests poolside or entertaining on the deck, there are so many reasons to host a build-your-own drink bar this season. This fun and interactive party option gives your guests the opportunity to be their own mixologist for the day - assembling and customizing their own drink creations. Even the most novice mixologist can Continue reading

Fried Chicken Dinner Party | Casual Summer Entertaining

Fried Chicken Dinner Party | Casual Summer Entertaining

Fried Chicken Dinner Party - Casual Summer Entertaining |This post is sponsored by #CollectiveBias and The Coca-Cola Company. The story and opinions read here are entirely my own ~ #SweeterTogether It's time to take full advantage of the natural ambiance of the season and move those dinner parties outdoors. Dining al fresco is one of the simple pleasures of the summer season. Whether you're gathering a couple close friends or hosting a casual sit down affair, this Fried Chicken Dinner Party menu is a summer classic sure to please. The Continue reading

Pie and Ice Cream Bar | mason jar pie à la mode

Pie and Ice Cream Bar | mason jar pie à la mode

Pie and Ice Cream Bar - mason jar pie à la mode | This shop is #sponsored by #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. The story and opinions read here are entirely my own ~ #ShareTheJoyOfPie From casual holiday gatherings to formal sit down dinners, desserts are an essential part of any party menu this time year. With a deep love for dessert bars, this party set up puts a fun twist on one of America's quintessential desserts - Pies! This Pie and Ice Cream Bar serves up some of our favorite old school varieties, à la mode. Flaky crust Continue reading

Winter Hot Chocolate Bar | holiday entertaining

Winter Hot Chocolate Bar | holiday entertaining

Winter Hot Chocolate Bar - Holiday Entertaining | This shop is #sponsored by #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. The story and opinions read here are entirely my own ~ #BigLots #BIGSeason Although winter is still a couple weeks away, that gentle chill in the air has already begun to turn a bit bitter.  The fall and winter months are a natural match for everything warm, comforting, and cozy.  Whether we are enjoying the festive outdoor activities of the season, or welcoming guests coming in from the cold, a Hot Chocolate Bar has become an Continue reading

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

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

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