Score Brownie Points with Healthy Tailgating Options

Sports fan or not, football season is the perfect excuse for a little pre-game soiree with some game-winning munchies. If you’re worried about the calories and fat that comes with typical tailgating foods, no worries—we’re here to fill you in on our favorite ways to lighten up the heaviest foods. Here are some ways to keep the flavor but add a healthy twist to your tailgating favorites. Got Read more ...

10 Best Despicable Me 2 Minion Recipes

Millions of minions are suddenly taking over! These yellow creatures are currently everyone’s obsession. With Despicable Me 2’s popularity sky-rocketing out of this world, we couldn't help but join in the obsession. If you enjoyed the movie as much as we did, be sure to try out our favorite edible versions of minions for you and your family to devour. Don’t worry, there’s nothing despicable Read more ...

Splish, Splash: How to Throw a Backyard Beach Party

There’s nothing like a little surf and sand on a sunny day. Fortunately, you don’t need an oceanfront property to enjoy a day at the beach. This summer throw a backyard beach party that will take you to the tropics. Just remember your sunscreen!  Put together kitschy table décor by using colorful beach towels as table runners, rimming the table with hula skirts, and filling vases with sand Read more ...

Try Something New with Your PB&J

In case you missed it, yesterday was National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day. Of course, this classic sandwich is a staple for many all year round, maybe even to the point of getting a bit monotonous. How do you make a good thing even better? Try these variations on the standard PB&J and give your brown bag something to smile about. Try it Elvis Style. The King loved his peanut butter and banana Read more ...

Mad About Basketball

March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, but somewhere in between, you’re likely to find a few Jayhawks, Blue Devils and Tarheels running around. ‘Tis the month for a little madness as college basketball playoffs start on March 19 to determine the season’s best team. It’s also a great excuse for a party. If you want to throw a slam-dunk of a shindig, here are a few ideas. Part Read more ...

Favorite Wedding Cake Pins

If you're a bride-to-be, the approaching wedding season may be overwhelming. If you haven't yet, read the first two blogs in our wedding series for tips and ideas that will make wedding planning as stress-free as possible. We are closing our wedding series on a fun note, and what can be more fun than cake? Check below for our favorite wedding cake pins. We hope they stir some creative juices! 1. Ruffled Read more ...

Online Resources for Weddings

If Valentine’s Day ushered you into a new phase of life, with an engagement ring on your finger and a wedding to plan, you might be looking for a way to manage all details coming your way. Here are some great websites and online resources designed for brides-to-be and newlyweds. Cheers to planning your perfect wedding and romantic honeymoon. For weddings: mywedding. This is a great website Read more ...

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage

And between the two is that small detail called “Wedding Planning” “When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.”  —Nora Ephron, “When Harry Met Sally”  While newlyweds are anxious for married life to begin, most still have a wedding to plan before they exchange their “I Do”s. According Read more ...