Posts Tagged "summer"

Inviting Party Platters

We’re in the midst of summer and it’s the perfect time to gather friends and family!  I love to keep my summer entertaining super simple and party platters are the perfect way to offer an impressive spread with a minimum…

DIY Summer Jams

  Its summertime in the south and that means a lot of canning and “putting up” fresh fruits and vegetables. While I can easily admit to have never actually made any homemade jelly’s or preserves. I can promise you, I…

Summertime Ice Cream Treats

Great summers are filled with picnics, lazy days by the pool, and lots of ice cream. My three reasons why ice cream should be tops on everyone’s list as America’s go-to summertime favorite: 1.  It’s hassle-free, effortlessly easy to prepare. 2.  Flavors are literally…

Inspired Summer Picnic Ideas

Summer is in full swing now that Memorial Day is behind us and I love to plan a picnic before the weather gets too hot to enjoy.   Summer picnics are all about tasty foods, simple serving and presentation, and easy…

Sizzling Meals for the Grill

Grilled meals taste like summer to me. I love cooking outside – enjoying the summer weather and not heating up my kitchen. Also, grilling is usually a quick way to prepare food.  Here are some of my favorite things to…

Coastal-Inspired Decor

For many people, summer is the perfect opportunity to flock to the beach! Whether or not it’s in your schedule this year, you can find a way to bring a little of the beachy feel into your own home. Here’s…

Sweet Summertime Dessert Treats

Finally, we’ve hit the heart of summer here in the south, and the heat and humidity are in full force! And while this heat has slowed me down in some areas, the kitchen is certainly not one of them. Most…

How-to: Stress-Free Outdoor Entertaining

I love to entertain outdoors!  It can be the simplest way to entertain, and who doesn’t want simple during the spring and summer months??  All it takes is some preparation and organization and you will be able to join your…