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Party Shopping List

Party Shopping List

Only a few days remain before your TV room, den or living room becomes filled with football viewing mayhem.  By now, I hope you have a good idea of what you are going to serve.  If not, have a look at my hors d’oeuvres for some inspiration. Depending on what kind of party you are […]

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Grown Up Finger Jell-o

Grown Up Finger Jell-o

I was a child when the finger Jell-o craze began.  I recall every school party, Brownie event, and birthday sleepover had finger Jell-o.  Some mom’s didn’t dissolve the Knox gelatin well so the bottom was super thick.  I was a finger Jell-o snob I suppose because I would always ask for an adult to cut […]

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Beer Fondue

Beer Fondue

I, like most of you, cannot believe the year is coming to a close.  At this time, I sit and reflect on all the things I wish I had done but somehow refuse to see all the accomplishments I had made.  Shame on me.  One item on my list was to host a fondue party […]

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Apple Orange Punch

Apple Orange Punch

I am busy unpacking (yes, still) and am discovering some treasures I had forgotten I owned, namely my punch bowl collection.  To many of you, punch bowls are an entertaining tool of the past but I love them.  I have three–two vintage and one modern–as well as a box of mix and match cups that […]

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Slush Puppy

Slush Puppy

It’s a warm day outside and I got to missing my favorite pineapple lemonade from Speedy’s in Manhattan.  It’s one of my all time favorite refreshing drinks  (right after my Nany’s Orange/Lemonade).  The slush puppy is another refreshing drink that is easy to make and looks festive in your hand.  It’s also a great drink […]

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Caribbean Champagne

Caribbean Champagne

Am away on a very mini-vacation in Los Angeles and realized I need to start it off with a champagne beverage.  I got to thinking of all the traditional ways we have champagne and realized I want something different.  This recipe is a perfect way to begin my day as it has fruit and can […]

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Sparkling Diamond

Sparkling Diamond

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend so I think this is the whiskey drink I want to have this weekend when I am celebrating Lisa’s birthday!  Yes, you all know by now I am gearing up for a jaunt west to celebrate my girl friend’s birthday.  I wanted to highlight some of the best whiskey […]

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