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Easy Ice Cream Sundae Bar

Learn how to make an Easy Ice Cream Sundae Bar. A great way to finish off a party or BBQ. Ice cream sundae bars are a fun way to let guests make their own ice cream sundae creations.

25 Best Hot Dog Recipes

Here are 25 of the best hot dog recipes – ever. Hot dogs are a quintessential American backyard grilling fav and one of my all-time favorite go-to for an easy cookout for a crowd. 

4th of July Party Recipes | Barbecue

Fun and festive 4th of July Party Recipes and barbecue recipes to help celebrate Independence Day. Everything to throw the perfect party.

Put the Lime in The Coconut Cocktail

Put the Lime in The Coconut Cocktail is the perfect summer poolside sipper. Filled with yummy coconut vodka, pineapple, and blue curacao for the most amazing turquoise blue color.

17 Awesome Father’s Day Menu Ideas

17 Awesome Father’s Day Menus filled with all the man food your dad craves. Celebrate dad with these super easy Father’s Day Menu Ideas.

18 Fun and Festive Memorial Day Party Ideas

18 Fun and Festive Memorial Day Party Ideas, Menus and Recipes. Ideas like a backyard BBQ to a grilled tri tip or a crawfish boil.

100 Easy Recipes for Memorial Day BBQ

21 Easy Recipes for the Perfect Memorial Day BBQ. Celebrate Memorial Day with super easy recipes and Memorial Day barbecue ideas.

Cinco de Mayo | 21 Easy Mexican Recipes

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with 21 Easy Mexican recipes. Plan a party featuring easy Mexican food recipes and the perfect margaritas recipe.

10 Special Mother’s Day Menus for any Lifestyle

Celebrate mom with one of these amazing and super easy Mother’s Day Menus. Everything from a simple and elegant Mother’s Day brunch to an extravagant dinner feast and a backyard barbeque or a happy-go-lucky Mother’s Day picnic. There is definitely a menu plan for your lifestyle – all super easy and totally stress-free.

Mother’s Day Brunch Menu | Happy Mother’s Day

Celebrate Mom with a fabulous Mother’s Day Brunch. This menu is the perfect way to enjoy a day with your mom. Happy Mother’s Day

Kell-

Kell-

Chief Mermaid & Mojito Maker

This is me hangin’ out on the boat – it’s an absolutely gorgeous day in the Florida Keys – doing what wannabe mermaids do best…splashing in the waves + soaking up the sun. Life’s amazing.  Want to learn more?  

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Make the Perfect Pitcher of Grapefruit Mimosas

How to Make The Perfect Pitcher of Grapefruit Mimosas If the Mimosa isn't the official drink of brunch - it should be.  I love the traditional OJ and champagne mimosa, but right now I'm loving this super easy to make Grapefruit Mimosa.  Learn how to make the perfect...

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Bloody Mary Shrimp Pasta Recipe

For many people, no brunch isn't complete without a Bloody Mary.  But not everyone likes a Bloody Mary, but everyone will love this Bloody Mary Shrimp Pasta recipe.  A good Bloody Mary has the perfect blend of spice, tomato, and vodka. This Bloody Mary Shrimp Pasta...

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Quick and Easy Mini Quiche Recipe

Quick and Easy Mini Quiche Recipe This quintessential springtime brunch dish get an update to make it super quick and easy to prepare. It fits perfectly at any brunch and fits perfectly into the easy Mother's Day brunch party plan. Get the party started in the kitchen...

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Celebrate Mom with an Easy Mother’s Day Brunch

Celebrate Mom! Easy Mother's Day Brunch Party Plan What every Mom really wants on Mother's Day is to just spend time with her children.  With this easy Mother's Day brunch party plan, you can spend time together and eat a delicious and beautiful meal right at home....

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How to Make Balsamic Vinegar Glaze

Ever wonder how to make a balsamic vinegar glaze? I always have plenty of a balsamic vinegar on hand but sometimes a recipe calls for a balsamic vinegar glaze and I don't have any in the pantry.  So had to learn how to make my own a balsamic vinegar glaze. I love to...

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Grilled Peach with Prosciutto Appetizer

My grilled peach with prosciutto and goat cheese appetizer is my favorite riff on the classic melon and prosciutto appetizer. Finished with a hot honey white balsamic glaze, these are so good. I think they look fancy and make a great addition to any occasion. Since...

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Healthy Arugula Salad with Grilled Nectarines

I love to pair fruit with cheese in salads.  I really love grilling my fruit before adding to the salad, it just brings out an earthy sweetness that I can't resist.  Try this super delicious, low calorie, and healthy arugula salad with grilled nectarines - it's sure...

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Grilled Jerk Turkey Breast Recipe

Can't head to the islands for vacation?  You can still enjoy traditional Jamaican Jerk in your own backyard. I love spicy food and Jamaican jerk spices are the perfect complement to grilled turkey. This grilled jerk turkey breast recipe is super easy to make and...

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Easy Grilled Red Snapper Recipe with Roasted Pineapple

Red snapper may be my favorite local fish since I can get it fresh most of the time.  I love how this fish works in so many different preparations and flavor combinations.  This easy grilled red snapper recipe with citrus and Asian spices and is ready in less than 30...

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Easy Summer Red Sangria

Easy Summer Red Sangria. This classic red sangria, filled with lots of fruit and a bold Spanish red wine. Perfect with tapas and burgers.

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Throw a Backyard Make Your Own Pizza Party

Easy Backyard Make Your Own Pizza Party Looking for something different for a graduation party or other backyard get together?  Anyone can throw some hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill and have a great party, but if you want to do something a little different try a...

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Easy to Make Roasted Garlic and Pear Pizza Recipe

Easy to Make Roasted Garlic and Pear Pizza Recipe. This one of my all-time favorite pizzas. It brings back memories of a little pizza place with an amazing wood burning oven on the Homer, Alaska Spit. I know it sounds weird but try it, you’ll fall in love.

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Party Philosophy

Who doesn’t love a good party?  We love to entertain.  Any excuse to get the gang together is a great reason for a party.  We do lots of easy poolside BBQs + lunches, snack, and cocktails on the boat.  I spent years throwing parties that we great for guests but I never left the kitchen.  Now I’ve learned to make entertaining stress-free and fun for me and my guests.  I’ll share what I’ve learned and hope that it will make it easier for you to have awesome parties that get you out of the kitchen and into the party mix.

Let’s get the party started!

Kelly

 

Kell-

Kell-

Chief Mermaid & Mojito Maker

This is me hangin’ out on the boat – it’s an absolutely gorgeous day in the Florida Keys – doing what wannabe mermaids do best…splashing in the waves + soaking up the sun. Life’s amazing.  Want to learn more?  

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