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Hawaiian Hot Dogs

Hawaiian Hot Dogs are a fun, vibrant twist on a Summer classic! Juicy, grilled hot dogs are wrapped in a bun and drizzled with ketchup. Then, topped with a Hawaiian inspired salsa of fresh mango, red onion and cilantro. Each bite is sweet, savory and takes you...

Piña Colada Popsicles

Piña Colada Popsicles are the perfect Summer dessert! All of the classic piña colada flavors of coconut and pineapple make this popsicle the cold treat to beat the heat. Swirl them together in a blender, pour into a popsicle mold, insert the popsicle sticks and then...

Cheese Stuffed Burgers

Cheese Stuffed Burgers are perfect for your Summer grilling season! Seasoned burger patties are stuffed with cubes of cheese (Velveeta for the win!) and grilled. The result: a juicy, cheesy burger that you can't resist biting into! Why not have your cheese inside your...

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Pie

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Pie is a refreshing, sweet treat! A chocolate Oreo cookie crust is molded into the bottom of a pie dish. Filled with creamy mint chocolate chip ice cream, the pie is then frozen to create a deliciously cold sweet dessert.Ingredients...

Strawberry Limeade

Strawberry Limeade is a fun, vibrant drink perfect for summer! Zesty limeade is swirled together with freshly muddled strawberries for a sweet, tangy drink. Each sip is loaded full of flavor. Sweet summertime in a glass!Ingredients Needed for Strawberry Limeade When...

The Monthly Scoop – May 2021

Welcome to another Monthly Scoop Post - May 2021 edition! With the weather warming up, we spent a lot of time out at the farm, gearing up for outdoor entertaining season and whipping up scrumptious, summery recipes! Let's dive on into the latest scoop of what's been...

Steak Fajita Kabobs

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Strawberry Orange Mojitos

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Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Roasted Broccolini

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Mango Chutney Chicken

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Lemon Herb Marinade

Lemon Herb Marinade is bright and full of flavor! Fresh lemon juice is mixed together with herbs, olive oil, seasonings and garlic to make the ultimate marinade. Perfect for chicken, pork, seafood, vegetables and so much more!Ingredients Needed for Lemon Herb Marinade...

Sip N Sniff

Last Friday was such a blast with fun people, food and good drinks. Invites were sent out (the old fashioned way of course), food was prepped, scents were displayed and laughter was heard. It was so much fun to throw a Scentsy Sip N Sniff for a friend and co worker of mine. She got me addicted to Scentsy this past spring, and let me tell you, it’s amazing! I was a die hard candle fan ( and I still have my favorite candles that I can’t give up) but Scentsy has not only saved me a ton of money, but has lasted me a whole lot longer. I love the fact that I don’t have to worry about an open flame, and if I fall asleep with it turned on it doesn’t turn into a fire hazard that will burn down the house ?. Although, I am still a sucker for the light that a candle gives off, so I got a Scentsy that gives off the most light as possible.  

You can see how much light it gives off during the day, and I love it at night because it shoots light all the way up our vaulted ceilings in our living room. Makes it nice and cozy. Some of my favorite scents are:

  • Skinny Dippin’
  • Coconut Lemongrass
  • Vanilla
  • Yuzu Dragon (discontinued)
  • Kahiko Hula (discontinued)

But back to the party, it was a great night with great people and I wouldn’t have had it any other way. I couldn’t have done it without the help of my amazing mom who came over and helped me prep and cook. Working next to her in the kitchen is a blessing in its own. 
Here was our menu for the night:

  • Cranberry & Orange Infused Water
  • Caramel Apple Sangria
  • Wine
  • Harvest Roasted Chicken with Rosemary, Grapes and Olives
  • Caramelized Brussel Sprouts
  • Brown Rice and Mushroom Gratin
  • Buttery Garlic Baguettes
  • Gooey Cinnamon Squares
  • Dark Chocolate Salted Caramels

I really wanted the whole menu and decor to be fall and homey since it was an October shindig. It was also the first large party that we’ve had at our house since getting all the remodeling done! I, of course, took pictures mostly of the food, but it was definitely a night filled with amazing people. 

Keep your eyes open for the recipes of this night coming soon! 

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