Layered Italian Pasta Salad

Summer is here and you know what that means…Cookouts, 4th of July, Parties and cool meals for warm nights. Out of all the holidays and celebrations throughout the year, 4th of July is one of my favorites. Our town hosts a huge parade and fireworks, with several events leading up to the big day. Potlucks and picnics also play […]

4th of July Picnic Recipes

Whether you are grabbing a blanket, the cooler and the kids and heading to the park or packing up for a big family reunion, you will love these 4th of July Picnic Recipes! We have main dishes, salads, side dishes, drinks and of course dessert recipes that are all perfect for a picnic or potluck! […]

Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Root Beer Barbecue Sauce

With the upcoming holidays; Father’s Day and Fourth of July, and all the Potlucks and Picnics I’m sure you will be enjoying over the Summer, you can never have enough easy recipes to serve. These Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Root Beer Barbecue Sauce get their rich flavor from Root Beer and Chili Sauce. And since […]

Homemade Slushies with Ice Cream

These Homemade Slushies are a perfect afternoon treat by the pool, during Game Night and they make a fun and easy weeknight treat. The flavor options are endless, and the addition of Ice Cream makes them even better. They go together in minutes and cost about $1 for the whole pitcher full. So let me show you how to make […]

Recipes for the 4th of July

We love food and how it can make occasions fun and memorable – and the 4th of July holiday is no different!  These truly awesome 4th of July Recipes are guaranteed to make your gathering something to remember for your family and friends. Well, along with the fireworks, of course!  We’ve got everything covered, from fun […]

Fruit Parfaits with Creamy Lime Dip

Whether you are heading to the park for a picnic, or a 4th of July potluck, these Fruit Parfaits with Creamy Lime Dip are perfect!  Add these to your recipe box as well… Fourth of July Drinks: Firecracker Float Honey Lime Fruit Salad Fruit Kabobs for Kids

Sweet Corn with Herb Butter

There is nothing like a hot piece of Corn on the Cob dripping with butter and seasoned with a little salt. But sometimes we like to change things up a bit, so we created three different flavors of Herb Butter to change the traditional flavor of corn a bit. There are many different ways to […]

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs

Nothing compares to a good old hot dog on the grill during the Summer! Well how about a Grilled Bacon Wrapped Hot Dog topped with Baked Beans, Tomatoes, Mayonnaise, Honey Mustard and Green Onions for garnish?    Add these to your recipe box as well… Marinated Chicken Quarters: Southwest Grilled Jalapeno Poppers with Bacon Grilled […]

Hot Dog Bar: Free Party Printables

We continue our tour of the United States today in celebration of the upcoming Fourth of July holiday! We have made our way to the South with Buttermilk Fried Chicken recipe, to Idaho and with North West with Loaded Baked Potato Salad, and to New England area where cranberries are grown for our Cranberry Iced Tea. Today we are right […]

Cranberry Iced Tea: Snapple Copycat Recipe

Welcome to another day of our tour around the United States, we have made our way to the South with Buttermilk Fried Chicken recipe and to the Heartland with Loaded Baked Potato Salad. Today we are in the New England area where cranberries are grown and Snapple drinks were originated in New York. This Cranberry Iced […]