Parties & Entertaining

Guacamole with Grilled Corn, Bacon, and Goat Cheese

Guacamole with Goat Cheese, Grilled Mexican Corn, and Bacon

Let’s be honest here – anything more than salt, lemon, a little lime, and avocado isn’t really necessary to make guacamole. It’s pretty perfect, just like that. But that doesn’t mean you have to – or should – stop there. I know I almost never do. For this year’s Cinco (Cuatro) de Mayo Bash, I […]

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Tangelo Margaritas

Tangelo Margarita

It’s probably no surprise to any of you, but when I see a new fruit come in season – or priced low enough that I can’t resist hoarding – the first thing that comes to my mind is: I have tequila at home, right? Because, really now – what fruit doesn’t make a good margarita? […]

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Dinosaur Train Fondant Cupcake Toppers

Dinosaur Train Fondant Cupcake Toppers

Those are the fondant cupcake toppers from Landry’s Dinosaur Train birthday party. And the photo on the left was the inspiration for those cupcakes: Seriously, I was this close to making the “Tiny” cupcake, too (the topper on the bottom left). And the fact that I am still alive today tells you that someone in […]

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All Aboard! It’s A Dinosaur Train Birthday Party

Dinosaur Sugar Cookies

“Mooooo-mmyyyyyy! Have you seen my glass slippers?” “No, have you seen mine?!” [sigh] The door hasn’t completely closed on the dinosaurs and bugs and lizards and legos phase… but it has definitely taken a backseat to Pink Princess Pandemonium. It started with Cinderella. And it now includes Merida (who, by the way, is the coolest […]

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