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Coconut Vodka Martini | Tropical Storm Warning Martini

Coconut Vodka Martini | Tropical Storm Warning Martini is the perfect martini for summer sipping. Perfect by the pool or sneak a thermos full to the beach. Simple, easy and elegant. Cheers!

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. 

Create a Juice Bar for a Special Brunch

How to Create a Juice Bar for a Special Brunch or Mother’s Day Breakfast. Everyone loves freshly squeezed juice.  A freshly squeezed juice bar is a fun and interactive way to let your guest customize their favorite juice by mixing and matching flavors and Herbs.

Classic Steak Au Poivre | Pepper Crusted Steak in Cognac Sauce

Classic Steak Au Poivre | Cracked Pepper Crusted Steak with Cognac Sauce is a French classic. Elegant and delicious perfect for any occasion

How to Make a Charcuterie Platter

Learn how to make a Charcuterie Platter that’s sure to be the hit of your next party. Beautiful, tasty and a satisfying appetizer.

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.

Create a Mimosa Bar for Brunch

How to Create a Mimosa Bar for your next Brunch. Nothing says brunch like a classic mimosa, a mimosa bar is so much fun and easy to set-up.

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.

Throw an “Make Your Own Taco” Party

A Make Your Own Taco Party is a fun and festive way to entertain friends or add a little spice to everyday entertaining and family meals.

The Secrets to Grill the Perfect Hot Dog

Learn the secret hacks that will help you grill the perfect hot dog. Step-up your grilling game by following these tips.

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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.

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Secret Hacks to Keep Bugs Away Outdoors

Want a Bug-free Backyard? Try these Secret Hacks to Keep Bugs Away Outdoors. Your next backyard barbecue is guaranteed to be bug-free. Your guests will thank you.

Make Your Own Essential Oil Bug Repellent

Make Your Own Essential Oil Bug Repellent. No more dangerous chemicals, sticky sprays, and stinky bug spray. Try one of these recipes for Essential Oil Bug Repellent.

How to Clean a Boat Hull – the Easy Way

Learn how to clean a boat hull – the easy way. Here in Florida, our boats are always exposed to the elements and to keep it looking great you’ll need an easy way to clean the hull. If you leave your boat in for a couple of days you’ll notice it has a ring around the hull at the waterline. Here’s an easy way to clean the hull and remove that waterline.

Easy DIY Hanging Rope Shelf

For about $30 and a couple of hours, you can build this easy DIY hanging rope shelf. A super cute DIY shelf that fits into any coastal or rustic decor.

Beachy Distressed Hardwood Floor

Beachy Distressed Hardwood Floor Easy driftwood distressed hardwood floor tutorial Learn how to create beautiful, professional looking floors with this easy beachy distressed hardwood floor tutorial.  I'll show you how to rescue old damaged hardwood floors and make...

Create Your Dream Master Bedroom for Less Than $400

Create Your Dream Master Bedroom for under $400. This easy DIY project will take your masterberoom from blah and booring to wow.

How to Remodel Your Kitchen on a Budget

I love my kitchen…
But that wasn’t always the case.  Take a look at how our kitchen looked when we moved in.

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Easy Cheesy Twice Baked Potato

Pair this easy cheesy twice baked potato recipe with a grilled filet or barbecued chicken. Yummy baked potato topped with cheesy goodness. Yum!

How to Make a Charcuterie Platter

Learn how to make a Charcuterie Platter that’s sure to be the hit of your next party. Beautiful, tasty and a satisfying appetizer.

Stuffed Turkey Burger with Pesto and Bacon

For a lighter burger option try the Stuffed Turkey Burger with Pesto and Bacon recipe. the feta cheese adds a nice salty flavor. This Stuffed Turkey burger will be a welcome addition to your backyard barbecue.

Blue Moon & Stars Margarita Recipe

The Blue Moon and Stars Margarita recipe is a fun and festive take on the traditional blue margarita. Easy to make and adding edible glitter stars makes this drink beautiful and very special for any occasion.

Smoked Turkey on the Grill

Smoked turkey is easy to cook on the grill and using the grill frees up oven space for all sorts of yummy side dishes. Brining creates a perfectly moist turkey.

Homemade Onion Rings Recipe

Amazing Homemade Onion Ring Recipe Homemade onion rings are amazing. This easy homemade onion ring recipe will have you making amazing onion rings in no time at all.   Homemade Onion Rings Homemade onion rings are so easy to make.  I was visiting home from...

Easy Homemade Strawberry Basil Lemonade

Looking for a little something different for a delicious mocktail for your DD’s. Give this easy homemade strawberry basil lemonade a try. So refreshing.

Sheet Pan Roasted Root Vegetables

Sheet Pan-Roasted Root Vegetables pair perfectly with grilled or slow-cooked meats, BBQ chicken, and roast pork.

Homemade Honey BBQ Sauce Recipe

The easy homemade Honey BBQ sauce recipe is the perfect chicken wing sauce for your guests that don’t want any heat. It’s great on Grilled Chicken wings, grilled chicken, and burgers. Try it on a burger then top with grilled pineapple and blue cheese. Yum.

Taco Nacho Cheese Hot Dog

Taco Nacho Cheese Hot Dog combines all the things you love about nachos and tops a beef hot dog with melty cheese sauce and tortilla chips.

Pecan Banana Buttermilk Waffle

Pecan Banana Buttermilk Waffle

These Pecan Banana Buttermilk Waffles are the perfectly crispy and fluffy waffle. The secret is the buttermilk. The bananas cook and carmelize and make these waffles extra special and perfect for any breakfast or brunch. Easy enough for everyday but elegant enough for any special occasion.

Perfect Romantic Dinner for Two

Perfect Romantic Dinner for Two

The Perfect Romantic Dinner For TwoEasily whip up the perfect Romantic Dinner for two. Perfect for New Years, Valentines Day, an anniversary or other special occasions. Easy, stress-free romantic recipes for any special occasion. Celebrate a Romantic Evening for...

How to Cook the Feast of Seven Fishes For Christmas Eve

How to Cook the Feast of Seven Fishes For Christmas Eve

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a seafood feast and an Italian Christmas Eve tradition. Easily make the feast of seven fishes for Christmas Eve — It’s a great way to celebrate Christmas Eve with family and friends Learn how to easily make it at home.

Easy Christmas Dinner Recipes

Easy Christmas Dinner Recipes

Easy Christmas Dinner RecipesEnjoy a tropical twist on the traditional Christmas dinner.  Need an easy Christmas dinner menu that gives you time to enjoy your guests?  Look no further.  These easy Christmas dinner recipes will make cooking Christmas dinner a breeze....

Best Paloma Recipe – Tequila, Fresh Pink Grapefruit

Best Paloma Recipe – Tequila, Fresh Pink Grapefruit

The Worlds Best Paloma Recipe – The perfect combination of Tequila, fresh squeezed pink grapefruit juice, and lime, salt-rimmed & topped with a little club soda. A Mexican vacation in a glass. This might be Mexico’s most popular tequila drink. This drink is traditionally made with Mexican grapefruit soda, but I think it’s too sweet so I started making this with fresh pink grapefruit juice, a little simple syrup, and club soda. 

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