House of Blues Gospel Brunch Review

Recently, my three daughters and I spent a girls weekend at North Myrtle Beach to celebrate the upcoming May 14th wedding of my youngest daughter. We had such a good time shopping, eating and spending time on the beach. The highlight of our trip was the House of Blues Gospel Brunch. It was fitting that […]

Chocolate Bread Pudding with Praline Sauce

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EggcellentTreats #CollectiveBias When I created Chocolate Bread Pudding with Praline Sauce, I had no idea it would go viral . . . with my family. I hit it out of the ball park with this one. Pralines haven’t always […]

Sparkling Orange Cranberry Spritzer

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SimplySparkling#CollectiveBias A holiday brunch is one of my favorite parties to host.  You can have breakfast and lunch at the same time without having to pick one over the other. Whenever I have company over for a holiday […]

Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake

To me, the perfect breakfast includes a nice cup of decaf (click to read about my coffee experience) and a big chunk of Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake.  And, since we are in the midst of blueberry season and my brother-in-law just happens to own a blueberry/blackberry farm, I’m in blueberry heaven! Helpful Hint:  Planning a summer brunch? […]

Shades of Pink Brunch – The Menu

One of my favorite aspects of planning an event is creating the menu.  It usually evolves over weeks as I add, subtract, and sometimes, totally redo the entire thing. When I’m planning for a large event, I like to construct a menu that enables me to do a lot of the cooking the day before. […]

Shades of Pink Spring Brunch – Part 1

I get inspiration for my events from all over the place.  I may see something while out shopping or in a magazine and then I just run with it by creating a theme and a menu. This shades of pink spring brunch was inspired by a tablecloth that I bought.  Yep, a tablecloth.  And pink […]