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Decorated Christmas angel rolled sugar cookies on a baking sheet with an angel cookie cutter and a spatula

Simple Decorated Christmas Angel Cut Out Cookies

For me, the holidays wouldn’t be the same without rolled sugar cookies. And these simple-to-decorate Christmas angel cut out cookies are one of my favorites. They’re easy to make, always turn out and look beautiful on a cookie tray. It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas! But while you’re decking the halls with boughs…

How To Bake & Decorate Christmas Candy Cane Sugar Cookies

Made with peppermint extract and decorated with white and red royal icing, these candy cane sugar cookies are a festive holiday treat that have great flavor and look like Christmas. And they’re made with our no-fail cut out cookie recipe so they always keep their shape. Christmas is coming, which means it’s time for festive…
easy peppermint chocolate fudge balls

Easy Chocolate Peppermint Fudge Balls

Whether you’re making cookies for a Christmas cookie swap, need to take something to a pot-luck holiday dinner, or just want some festive sweets to eat at home, this no-fail chocolate peppermint fudge balls recipe is the perfect holiday season treat. ‘Tis the season for peppermint everything! I personally love peppermint and chocolate together, so…
cherry winks cookies

Old Fashioned Cherry Winks Cookies With Corn Flakes

Made with corn flakes and maraschino cherries, this old fashioned cherry winks cookies recipe tastes and looks delicious! It’s been a favorite in my family for decades. This old fashioned cherry winks cookies recipe has been around for a long time. And there’s a reason for that! They are a delicious addition to your holiday…
candy cane cheesecake cupcakes

Easy Candy Cane Peppermint Cheesecake Cupcakes

Made with cream cheese, a chocolate wafer crust and topped with whipped cream and crushed candy canes, these peppermint cheesecake cupcakes are super easy to make and so tasty. The perfect Christmas dessert! Are you ready for Christmas? I know I am! It’s one of my favorite times of the year. And what better way…

Homemade CrockPot Macaroni and Cheese

This homemade Crockpot macaroni and cheese is made with real cheddar cheese (not Velveeta) and regular milk (instead of evaporated milk) resulting in a cheesy side dish that everyone loves. Whether it’s a Super Bowl party, holiday dinner or a summer BBQ, this crock pot mac and cheese recipe is a staple at my house….

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Berry Salad With Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette

There’s something so refreshing about salads in the summer. This berry salad with homemade balsamic vinaigrette is made with all the fresh summer berries – strawberries, blueberries and raspberries. Topped with some goat cheese and homemade balsamic vinaigrette, this salad recipe is always a hit at my summer cookouts. This berry salad with balsamic vinaigrette combines…

Classic Mimosa Recipe (With A Non-Alcoholic Option)

Whether you are hosting Easter for your family, doing something special for your Mom on Mother’s Day or making someone’s birthday memorable, serving brunch is a great way to celebrate. And brunch just isn’t the same without Mimosas. Made with fresh-squeezed orange juice and champagne (or a sparkling wine like Prosecco), this classic Mimosa recipe…

Easy Baked Sticky Chinese Chicken Wings

These baked sticky Chinese chicken wings made with brown sugar and soy sauce taste delicious and are the easiest chicken wing recipe you can find! Chicken wings are one of my favorite foods to serve at parties, especially if I’m serving buffet style. So I’m always on the look out for easy to make wing…

How To Grill Perfect Rotisserie Chicken

Rotisserie chicken is one of my all-time favorite chicken recipes, especially for summer cookouts. But it can be a little tricky to cook without burning. After many tries, I’ve finally learned how to grill perfect rotisserie chicken, and it’s definitely become part of my dinner recipe rotation. Now that it’s summer and the grill is…
blue hawaiian jello shots stacked on a table

How to Make Blue Hawaiian Jello Shots

These Blue Hawaiian jello shots made with Malibu rum are the color of the ocean and taste so delicious you’ll feel like you’re sitting on a tropical beach. They’re perfect to serve with other tropical flavors like Pina Colada jello shots and Strawberry Daiquiri Jello shots. Whether I’m making jello shots for my own party…

Layered Pina Colada Jello Shots (With Coconut Cream Pudding)

These layered Pina Colada jello shots made with Malibu rum, Island Pineapple Jello and Coconut Cream pudding are the perfect summer party cocktail. They look and taste tropical, and all of your friends will love them! I love making jello shots for parties and Pina Colada jello shots are perfect for summer get-togethers. That’s why…

Jello Shots

Green Apple Cinnamon Fireball Jello Shots

Made from apple gelatin, apple juice and Fireball whiskey, this green apple cinnamon Fireball jello shots recipe tastes like boozy apple pie in a jello shot cup. Do you love jello shots? And apples? And cinnamon whiskey? Oh good. You’re in the right place! These green apple cinnamon Fireball jello shots are awesome. And so…

Margarita Jello Shots Recipe (Made With Tequila)

This Margarita Jello Shots recipe made with Tequila and Margarita mix is a fun take on the cocktail with the same name. Perfect for any adult party! Jello shots are one of my go-to cocktails for parties. I especially like the recipes that are really easy to make and still taste great, like these Margarita…

The Best Jello Shot Recipes (By Color)

When you want to create a jello shot that tastes great, is easy to make and matches your party decor, find what you’re looking for on this list of the best jello shot recipes by color.

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Homemade Lemonade

Old Fashioned Homemade Lemonade (And Syrup)

Nothing is more refreshing on a hot day than a cool glass of lemonade…and this homemade lemonade recipe made with real lemons will have your friends and family coming back for seconds! Whether I’m hosting a 4th of July barbeque or just having a summer cookout for a few friends, this homemade lemonade recipe is…
triple cheese ball with crackers on a plate

Easy Three Cheese Ball

This easy three cheese ball is simply the best. Creamy, savory, and nutty flavors are all included in this delicious appetizer recipe that is so easy to make and perfect for your next party! This is one of my favorite recipes for entertaining a crowd. Who doesn’t enjoy an easy cheese ball recipe? Rich cream…
fresh classic coleslaw

Easy Classic Coleslaw

If you are looking for a new twist on an old classic then this flavorful and easy classic coleslaw recipe is going to become your go-to dish. This sweet yet tangy cabbage slaw can be served as a side dish or appetizer salad at any gathering, BBQ or dinner party. This easy homemade slaw is…

Holiday Recipes

Easy Halloween spider cupcakes with oreo cookies

Super Easy Halloween Spider Cupcakes With Oreo Cookies

This Halloween spider cupcakes recipe is the perfect treat for a Halloween party. Made with Oreo cookies and frosting, they’re super easy to put together and will be enjoyed by kids and adults alike. It’s that time of year again! You know, when we all start to plan for the most wonderful time of the…
Spooky blackberry Halloween sangria made with red wine

Spooky Blackberry Halloween Sangria With Red Wine

This spooky blackberry Halloween sangria recipe is made with red wine, triple sec and blackberry brandy along with fresh fruit. And it has a ghostly garnish that makes it perfect for a Halloween party. Sangria is one of my favorite drinks to serve for a party. It’s easy to make, is made in big batches…
Halloween appetizers - banana ghosts, clementine pumpkins, spider deviled eggs and bat cheese balls

15+ Easy Halloween Finger Foods (Appetizers For Adults)

If you’re in need of some creative food ideas to serve at your adult Halloween party, then look no further. I’ve put together 15+ of the most creative and spooky Halloween finger foods and appetizers. From witch hats to ghosts, all the way to elegant stuffed pumpkins and a fun Halloween snack board, you’ll find…

Drinks & Cocktails

peanut butter cup whiskey cocktail with reese's peanut butter cup in front

Skrewball Peanut Butter Cup Whiskey Cocktail (With A Dairy-Free Version)

You love whiskey and you love peanut butter cups, but what if you could have both at the same time? We’re here to tell you that it’s possible. Made with Skrewball peanut butter whiskey and chocolate liqueur, this peanut butter whiskey cocktail tastes just like a Reese’s peanut butter cup in liquid form…with a kick!…
spiked caramel apple cider

Spiked Caramel Apple Cider

This season, spice up your fall (or winter) festivities with a spiked caramel apple cider. Made with caramel vodka and spiced rum, this easy-to-make drink recipe can be served cold or warm and is the perfect cocktail for any occasion. If you’ve been looking for the perfect fall drink recipe to wow your guests, look…
spiced apple cider in glasses with cinnamon sticks and star anise garnish

Homemade Spiced Apple Cider Recipe From Scratch

Welcome Fall with this hot homemade spiced apple cider recipe made from fresh red apples and sweet oranges. Warm and spicy, you will love making this apple cider from scratch for your next holiday celebration. Best served warm or hot, this homemade spiced apple cider recipe is perfect for the cooler temperatures. Fresh apples, cinnamon,…