Easy Homegating Ideas + Tailgate At Your Place Sweepstakes

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Easy Tailgating Ideas with Red Baron and Edwards Pies

The number one question I hear people ask on Saturdays in the fall is, “What time is the game?”  Almost everyone I know has a team they root for, a team they root against, and few teams they watch just for the fun of it!  Each week we have OUR teams that we watch as well, and good food is a key ingredient to making our football Saturday great!

Last week we were super busy working on various projects, but thanks to Red Baron Pizza and Edwards Pies, I still managed to put together a little spread for the big game. [Read more…]

Coca-Cola Pulled Pork Nachos + How to Create a Multi-Game Viewing Experience at Your Football Party

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Coca-Cola Pulled Pork Nacho Basket

Coca-Cola is my go-to drink on any day, but when game day rolls around, it is an absolute must for the family and any guests who may come around.  Not only is it the perfect drink to serve, but it’s also a key ingredient in a lot of the appetizers and desserts that I make.  Today I’m going to share a delicious recipe for Coca-Cola Pulled Pork, and I’m going to show you how I use the pulled pork to make the most delicious Pulled Pork Nachos!

AND…as I much as I love game day, I have to admit, we wouldn’t have game day if there weren’t actual games to watch, so today I’ve also got a tutorial on how to create a multi-viewing experience at your football party! [Read more…]

Hershey’s Halloween Scarecrow Pudding Cups

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Hersheys Halloween Scarecrow Pudding Cups

Fall is such a fun time!  Each year I look forward to seeing all the fun decor in stores and online, and I love breaking out my own decorations!  Fall also brings a lot of great opportunity to make great snacks and treats, from football food to Halloween goodies!  Today I’m excited to share a fun tutorial on how to make Scarecrow Pudding Cups using Hershey’s Ready to Eat Pudding.

These pudding cups are a great treat that you can make and serve at your child’s Halloween party or other fall events.  And it is also a great activity that moms can do with kids, or elementary teachers can do with their students.  Just give everyone a pudding cup and a plate of ingredients, and then let them go crazy! [Read more…]

Friday Favorites – Week 284 – With Appetizers (Game Day, Anyone?)

Happy September!  And Happy Friday to ya!  Before we get to this week’s awesome features, I want to invite everyone to enter my latest GIVEAWAY!  I’ve called it a “back to school giveaway”  but the prizes could be enjoyed by anybody really….the prize pack includes products from Rubbermaid and Contigo. Plus, there is a Dymo Label Maker! (I love label makers!)

This week my husband and I are excited for the first football Saturday of the year, so this was on my mind as I looked over last week’s party links…..so for this week’s features I’ve chosen some delicious appetizers for game day (or any other day, of course!) [Read more…]

Copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets

Copycat Chick Fil-A Nuggets

 

This week is our first Football Saturday of the season!  And you know what that means!  It’s time for me to decide what sort of foods we’ll be indulging in as we watch the games!  A while back, I FINALLY got around to trying this recipe for Copy Cat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets!  These things are amazingly good, and are definitely a great choice for your football party menu, whether it’s just you & your family or a whole army of football junkies! [Read more…]

BBQ Chicken Sliders

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BBQ Chicken Sliders and Fried Pickles

The summer grilling season is dwindling down, which means it’s time to think about after school snacks (and football food).  For both of these, I often run to my freezer for solutions!  Farm Rich has several options that we LOVE!  When I was a kid, I ate their cheese sticks all the time, and nowadays I also enjoy their Crispy Dill Pickles, Boneless BBQ Chicken Bites, Boneless Buffalo Chicken Bites, and Chicken Wings! [Read more…]

Buffalo Pepper Jack Nachos

Buffalo Pepper Jack Nachos

You must know by now that I love all things spicy, and especially all things buffalo!  The other day I made these delicious Buffalo Pepper Jack Nachos.  They were awesome, of course, so much so that I’ve already made a second version of the buffalo nachos (to be posted later….stay tuned!) [Read more…]

#ad Corn Casserole + 5 Tips to Beat the Heat When Planning a Summer Party

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4th of July Picnic

The summer season is such a fun opportunity to spend time with family and friends in the great outdoors and host fun cook outs and picnics, but I, for one, have a hard time standing the heat!  There are certain times of day when I can barely go outside at all for more than a few minutes, much less have fun in the sun or play hostess!

I’m sure a lot of you ladies and gents feel the same way!

Today I’m going to share some ways I beat the heat when planning my party menu, and I’ve also got a recipe for an easy side dish you can make for your upcoming picnics and barbecues: a corn casserole! [Read more…]

Coca-Cola Happy Hour + Patriotic Coke-Inspired Table Decor

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Coke Bottles

I’m so excited about the hot summer weather here! One of my favorite summer activities is just sitting on the front porch or the back deck with my hubby.  Whether we’re sitting out in the hot sun or under the stars at night, it is always good to have this time to spend with him just laughing and talking as we share a Coke!

This summer Coca-Cola has brought back their Share a Coke campaign, complete with fun personalized bottles and cans.  Coke has always been my favorite drink, and last year I had my fair share of cans and bottles with fun words like “Superstar” and Soulmate” written on them.  Then this year I’ve gotten bottles that feature emoticons and the words “Love” and “Amor.”  But even better than that, I found a bottle with my husband’s name on it! [Read more…]

Game Day Fiestas with Delimex + Mexi-Ranch Dip Recipe

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Game Day Fiestas with Delimex

This week our television seems to be fixed on basketball! At our house, it can be very hard to pry people away from the television or the computer to eat a meal, and if a ball game is on, you can just forget about it!  For this reason, I always like to have plenty of appetizers and snacks, I can whip up at a moment’s notice.  This way I can skip the cooking, and they can enjoy the game!  A couple of days ago, I made some Delimex. [Read more…]