9 Festive Treats to Ring in the New Year

9 Festive Treats to Ring in the New Year

Celebrating the New Year is always so much fun and today we’re sharing 9 Festive Treats to Ring in the New Year ~ mostly food related but there’s also a craft and a drink thrown in ~ all originally shared on last week’s Project Inspire{d} ~ What a Great Idea! Sophisticated Deviled Eggs from My 1929 Charmer Baked Chicken Catalina Strips from Nibbles by Nic

Hot Artichoke Dip ~ The Perfect Appetizer for Entertaining

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MustHaveMayo & #CollectiveBias Hot Artichoke Dip I remember when I was a little kid there was a dip that was a craze ~ everywhere you went it was served. There was a reason for that. It was dee-licious! When I grew up I remembered that dip but I

Sweet Roasted Pepper and Caramelized Onion Cheese Bread ~ Holiday Recipes

Sweet Roasted Pepper, Caramelized Onion and Cheese Bread #MezzettaMemories

Christmas for my family and I is usually a quiet time with few celebrations out and about but that doesn’t stop us from having fun and ‘party food’ when we watch movies, play games or just spend the nights together.  I usually like to try new recipes but there are also the recipes that everyone wants year after year and cheese bread is one of them.

Deviled Egg Eyeballs and Dracula Juice ~ Halloween Party Fun

Halloween Party ~ Dracula Juice and Deviled Egg Eyeballs from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Deviled Egg Eyeballs and Dracula Juice Spooky scars me but cute doesn’t so with that in mind I wanted to share with you two of my favorite Halloween Party treats!  I like to make things fun not just for the kids but for me (I’m a sappy weenie ~ what can I say?).   First up…… Deviled Egg Eyeballs ~ these scary blood shot eyes

Fresh Rosemary and Grape Focaccia

Fresh Rosemary and Grape Focaccia from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Autumn is approaching quicker than I could have imagined.  Even though I really don’t like to see summer come to an end this is the time of year that I love to start baking and cooking.  Something about a chill in the air inspires me to begin the process of nesting again and this Fresh Rosemary and Grape Focaccia is the perfect way to kick

Pear Pizza Made with Alpine Lace® Reduced Fat Swiss Deli Cheese

Swiss Cheese and Pear Pizza #lifeingredients #sp

Thank you to Alpine Lace for sponsoring this post and helping me find a balanced snack to fuel my day! Excitement abounds in the kitchen…..really??? Not everyday but some days it certainly does.   My kids and husband love when I try something new and I like when the something new packs a punch and it’s something they ask me to make again.  Just because

Holiday Cheese Ring – A Little Help for the Holidays from Kraft

Holiday Cheese RingThe perfect combination of flavors ~ cheesy sweetness #KraftHolidaySavings

I love Holiday Entertaining and this sweet and cheesy Holiday Ring is the perfect treat to serve to your guests or to bring to a party using Kraft® Shredded Cheese and Kraft® Mayo. #KraftHolidaySavings ​This time of year I like to try new recipes but I also find myself going back to tried and true ones especially when I’m short on time and this recipe is

Macaroni and Cheese Muffins ~ Kid Friendly Finger Food

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“I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This content has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias® and Kraft Foods #FreshTake #cbias #SocialFabric ~ all opinions are my own, as always! We love homemade macaroni and cheese around here anyway we can get it but this version, made as a muffin, is a great kid-friendly

Southwestern Cornbread Chicken Salad

Southwestern Cornbread Chicken Salad

This Southwestern Cornbread and Chicken Salad is a wonderful salad or appetizer to serve any day and if Southwestern foods are a little too spicy for you, this is the way to go.  I call it Cinco de Mayo for the fainthearted.  I love spicy food but it does NOT love me.  This, however, is packed with flavor and is a great go-to food that

Monkey Bread with Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Dressing Mix

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I love Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Dressing.  I have since I was a kid.  We only had it on special occasions and I always looked forward to it.  Times really haven’t changed much.  I still love it and we still have it on special occasions or anytime I want a great dressing for a salad.  The kids {and ME} like to dip chicken fingers, french fries and