The holidays are upon us! Christmas is just days away and my house is full of festive sights and smells of the season. Here are a few of my favorite holiday things:
Entertaining. So appreciative of my friend Elizabeth at Cutting Board Catering for her delicious bite-size hors d’oeuvres at my annual Christmas party.
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My little guy and I both love to cook. It’s probably our favorite activity to do together. All of the time together spent chopping, peeling and stirring over the stove allow us time to chat about our day. Here are a few of our favorite things to make these days:
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I do like piña coladas, but I may love this piña colada dip even more! This is a perfect treat for tailgating at the races.
What you’ll need:
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Bluegrass THREADS is thrilled to be celebrating 5 years! Five years feels momentous—we’ve made it!
This blog has been a source of personal inspiration and growth during the first five years of my son’s life, the loss of my father, job transitions, big moves and many of the other changes (good and bad) over this half decade.
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To celebrate and commemorate this milestone, I want to highlight these top 5s—the most read and shared stories of the past 5 years:
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At my house, my Easter decorating usually starts with a flower arrangement. There is nothing that makes me feel more like spring than bringing in fresh flowers in my kitchen and dining room. Here are a few of my other favorite ways to decorate for Easter:
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These cold January days have been the perfect excuse to pull out my crockpot. Some of my favorite comfort foods can be prepared in the slow cooker and you can’t beat the “dump it and leave it” method when you are juggling a busy schedule.
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A few last minute Christmas ideas:
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I hosted our annual holiday open house this past weekend and I thought I’d share a few of my favorite holiday bite-size hors d’oeuvres. My philosophy is to serve just 4 or 5 dishes and have plenty of them to go around! Huge thank you to Elizabeth with Cutting Board Catering for helping out with the food. While I can’t really share the caterer’s recipes, I hope that these holiday bites will serve as inspiration for your upcoming gatherings.
Pesto Potato Frittata
Most people think of frittatas for breakfast for lunch, but they are a hearty and substantial appetizer. Bonus: They can be served room temperature. While any frittata ingredients will do, this pesto and potato version is a crowd pleaser and vegetarian-friendly.
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