Tips and Recipes for Throwing an Easy Party

Chicken wings made with Wheat Thins, a delicious Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Trifle ~ all part of my tips and recipes for an easy party at cupcakesandcrinoline.com

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EasyBracketParty #CollectiveBias Tangy Wings, Chocolate, Creamy and Peanut Buttery Dessert and Snacks to Wow! Does the thought of hosting a party send chills up your spine?  One part of you is excited….who doesn’t love a party…..but then the realist in you thinks about all of the stores you’ll

Breakfast Burritos – How to Have a Less Hectic Morning

Quick and easy breakfast burritos #momwins #elmonterey #sp

Are mornings in your house hectic?  They are here for me and sometimes I feel totally caught off guard by preparing breakfast.  I know…..it’s something that happens every day so how can I feel caught off guard, right? But….I am.  I find most days I throw something at the kids that is quick but not necessarily good….until now! This past week I was traveling and

Banana Coffee Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana Chocolate Chip muffins with a secret ingredient ~ fresh coffee! from cupcakesandcrinoline.com #McCafeMyWay #ad

This shop, including my banana coffee chocolate chip muffin recipe, has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone.  #McCafeMyWay #CollectiveBias I talk a lot about how much I enjoy quiet time {and coffee}.  It’s not a matter of not appreciating having a house full but sometimes I just need to have that quiet time to focus and plan

Rich, Creamy and Delicious Frozen Custard Treats

Bohemian Dessert Party ~ paisley covered wooden spoons and Bohemnian inspired bowls #FrozenCustardTime #ad cupcakesandcrinoline.com

 While the weather was so cold where I live my family and I enjoyed baked treats….cupcakes (of course), pies, muffins, and more but now that we are finally (yay!), getting a glimpse of spring it’s time to celebrate.  We usually have a dessert on Sundays and this past week was no exception but for one thing….I broke out something, rich, delicious and creamy…..EDY’S® Frozen Custard.

Egg Noodle Pudding

Easter Noodle Pudding #SpringintoMeTime #PMedia #ad cupcakesandcrinoline.com

“This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group®, All You® and Real Simple® but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #SpringintoMeTime http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” Me Time……. One of my favorite ways to spend me time is reading.  I rarely get alone time (maybe a few minutes in the morning) but when I do I like to have some coffee

16 Delicious St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

St. Patrick's Day Recipes

Scrumptious St. Pat’s Day Recipes St. Patrick’s Day is just a few days away and this week’s feature post is all about Delicious, Fabulous and scrumptious St. Patrick’s Day Recipes ~ thank you so much to everyone who shared their creativity at last week’s party ~ I hope to see you again for this week’s party!  {Links clockwise from upper left hand corner} Corned Beef

Hamburger Steak with Onion and Mushroom Gravy

Hamburger Steak with Onion-Mushroom Gravy from cupcakesandcrinoline.com 500 x 500

Hamburger Steak with Onion-Mushroom Gravy I love diner food…..well, I love food in general but diner food speaks to me.  When I was little and we would go on vacation we always went by car or truck as I got older and we camped and we usually ate at little restaurants that were not chain restaurants.  You know the kind of places I mean…..the kind

Bacon Zucchini Spoon Bread ~ Home Cooking 101

Bacon Zucchini Spoon Bread ~ homestyle cooking ~ from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

If it has bacon it has to be good!   When I think of home cooking I usually think of something that’s stick-to-your ribs good.  I like to cook healthy meals with all of the right combos of good stuff but a lot of times my guys just want something with…….. drumroll please …….. BACON! I made this for the first time a few weeks ago

33 Amazing Desserts

33 Amazingly Fabulous Desserts Features from Project Inspire{d}

33 Amazing Desserts I have a real sweet tooth….I honestly think that I could devote 75% of my dietary intake to sweets and I would be perfectly happy so when I saw all of the amazing desserts and sweets shared at last week’s Project Inspire{d} I was elated!  There were so many that I couldn’t share them all but I had to narrow it down

Chicken a la King ~ The Easy Way

Chicken a la king made from rotisserie chicken from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Chicken a la King Made with Rotisserie Chicken When I was growing up I remember my Mom making chicken à la king with toast. It was one of my favorite dinners but I forgot about it for years…ages even until a few weeks ago and I had such a craving for it I decided to make it.  I didn’t have my Mom’s recipe so I improvised