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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KeepSpringBubbly #CollectiveBias This past weekend I had a lot to celebrate.  My BFF drove in from Arizona with her family and it was perfect as always, except never long enough.  Something about being

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EasterEssentials #CollectiveBias I am so happy that spring is nearly here!  The weather is getting so warm here in the desert, outside is paradise and it has put me in the entertaining mood.

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dr Pepper Snapple Group for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Merry Christmas Eve, ya’ll!! I’m posting today during my holiday break to share my Caribbean Christmas Punch. Had enough pumpkin, peppermint and egg nog? Me too. I created

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You’ve been pinning away to your “merry and bright” and “hostess with the mostess” Pinterest boards, preparing for the upcoming holiday parties, but have you thought about yourself?  Being a perfect hostess is more than decor and dining.  You must also look and play the part, and while creating a

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I made this Skinny French 75 with 12 grapes of luck for New Year’s Eve cocktail parties as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #SweetNLowStars Have you started planning your festivities for New Year’s Eve? I have! I love watching that year tick forward as it is a great

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I created this Fire Roasted Red Pepper Meatball Skewers recipe as a part of a sponsored post for Ragú® and SocialStars. #NewTraDish My family lives by the rule that everything tastes better on a stick.  It’s true.  So when I was put to the task to mash together two classic

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A friend of mine who grew up in Australia shared a Melting Moments recipe with me a few years back.  Melting Moments are very popular in Australia and for her, very nostalgic.  She shared the recipe around Christmastime and every since I’ve made them for the holidays, but they are

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This Skinny Creamy Peppermintini Peppermint Martini recipe is part of a sponsored post for SocialStars #SweetNLowStars Now that Halloween has passed, I’ve moved on to thinking about Christmas.  YES, I know Thanksgiving has yet to come, but Christmas requires much more planning — and, let’s confess — it’s hard to

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I’m a huge fan of antipasto, which is the traditional first course in an Italian meal.  Typically, it consists of various Italian cheeses, cured meats, olives, vegetables… really depends on the region and personal preference.  One of my favorite dishes for entertaining is antipasto kabobs, but today I’m sharing another

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This Cascade Platinum review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Cascade. I was provided the featured product free of charge and compensation to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine. My relationship with my dishwasher is a rocky one.  We just had a new one installed

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