Honeydew Blueberry Lemon Cream Trifle Recipe

Honeydew Blueberry Lemon Cream Trifle Recipe

Summer is here in all of it’s warm sunny glory and that means it’s the perfect time for serving cool fresh dishes and desserts, like this super easy Honeydew Blueberry Lemon Cream Trifle. Recently I picked up a really ripe Honeydew melon and found it to be an excellent colorful match for a bunch of fresh blueberries needing to find a home. I do love a light green and rich dark blue color combination, don’t you? The honeydew melon was sliced and cubed then layered with fresh blueberries and a version of the delicious Lemon Cream that I recently shared. This pretty summery dessert couldn’t have been quicker to put together and was the perfect ending for a summer meal.

Easy Roasted Red Pepper Dip Recipe

roasted red pepper dip

This Roasted Red Pepper Dip is just the ticket! Whirl a few simple ingredients together in a blender and you’ll have this flavorful dip ready in no time. It’s so easy. It’s so tasty. And it’s so pretty! A colorful addition to your party spread. And it’s an easy appetizer or snack to pack along for a picnic or day at the beach too.

How to Make Lemon Cups

How to Make Lemon Cups

These cute little Lemon Cups are so easy to make and perfect for many celebrations like ladies luncheons or teas, pool parties, baby showers, bridal showers. There are so many great occasions where these would be that extra special touch that always adds to celebration. Fill them with a light sorbet, ice cream or fluffy dip for individual treats. Easily make them ahead a day or so and keep covered in the refrigerator to wait until party time.

Easy DIY Red White and Blue Party Decoration

Easy DIY Red White and Blue Party Decorations

As Memorial Day approaches with the 4th of July right behind, you need fun, quick and colorful decorations to show your national pride! This bright and easy DIY Red White and Blue Party Decoration takes only a couple minutes to create. You’ll have a fun addition to the celebration in no time.

Tips for Entertaining Outdoors with TIKI® Brand

Tips for Entertaining Outdoors with TIKI

The grass is always greener … outside. While your favorite show may always be on Netflix to watch, when the weather gets warmer there’s no better way to spend your evening than listening to cicadas buzz and enjoying the summertime breeze. And the best way to relish these warm weather evenings is with a little added ambiance with lighting and no mosquito bites! That’s why whether we’re entertaining, roasting marshmallows, or just chilling on the porch, we love TIKI® Brand Torches for some fun and functional additional lighting, minus the mosquitos.

Cafe Mocha Punch


Mocha Coffee Punch is a recipe that I’ve been wanting to play with for a while after having it a few times a different ladies get-togethers. This is a mocha version with a bit of cinnamon for a touch of coziness. Mocha Coffee Punch can be made with or without caffeine (and with or without a splash of rum, Irish Cream, or other favorite liqueur).

Ladies Night In with Dole Banana Dippers


This post is sponsored by Dole. What a fun time we had last week at the Girls Night In, sponsored by the new Dole Banana Dippers. We all chatted, laughed, and caught up on each other’s lives, while Sleepless in Seattle played in the background. Harses, harses, harses … Of course we had to have… 

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Dole Banana Dippers


This post is sponsored by Dole. With our busy schedules summer always affords a bit of time to catch up with girlfriends, and what better way than a Girl’s Night In? Everyone can come as they are, ready to relax and catch up. Of course a few sweet treats are always a nice addition—a requirement… 

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Pretty in Pink Party Marshmallows


I was short on time and thought of the Chocolate Dipped Marshmallows from an earlier post that would be perfectly pretty in pink, and a super easy sweet treat that can be jazzed up using a combination of sprinkles, nonpareils, and/or royal icing. They really are a cute way to add a little pizzazz to a plain marshmallows.

A Healthier Super Bowl Menu


  Woo hoo! It’s Super Bowl week and we’re gearing up for a get together to cheer on our favorite teams. And, of course, don’t forget watching the fun, new commercials.   Last week I  mentioned planning a healthier game-time menu. Thanks for your many tips and suggestions! As I also mentioned, Pepperidge Farm® sent… 

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A healthier big game menu with Pepperidge Farm.


    With the Super Bowl right around the corner I’m taking time to plan ahead for our menu. Usually I tend to wait until the last minute which results in unhealthy choices. So, this year, with a bit of thought, I’m going for a touchdown with a lineup of healthier, but not tasteless, selections.