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    Chicken and Peach Salad Recipe

    Spring is on its way, and what better way to gear up for warm weather than with a spring recipe? This easy-to-make salad includes peaches and mint for a refreshing and zesty taste. Try this recipe at your next potluck or dinner party.       Ingredients:   Salad:   3 medium fresh peaches, peeled and […]

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    Mardi Gras Fun

    This year, Mardi Gras is today, February 21st. It is the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, when Lent begins. Lent is a Christian observance of a 40-day period, ending on Easter, when some people deny themselves of a vice and reflect in prayer. The weekend before Mardi Gras, party seekers and vacationers flock to the New […]

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  • APARTMENT LIVING

    Less is More

        When it comes to New Year’s Eve, everyone is inclined to think big. That’s great, but when it comes to food, thinking small is a better bet. A New Year’s Eve menu full of appetizers or entrée items served bite-sized is the way to go because it gives guests the ability to chow […]

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    Throw a Holiday Party/Cookie Exchange

    Though some holiday parties started in November, it’s officially time to spread holiday cheer with coworkers, friends and of course our families. Have you thought about planning a party yourself? Planning a holiday party is a lot easier than one might think. You only need a few items and an awesome idea to draw people […]

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  • FOOD & ENTERTAINING

    Halloween Party: Part 1

    Purchasing invitations can be extremely expensive, especially if you’re purchasing them in bulk for a big party. There are a few ways to keep your wallet loaded with cash while having some pretty cool invitations to send out to your friends, family, co-workers, etc. for any occasion. Today for the Halloween party blog I’m going […]

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  • FOOD & ENTERTAINING

    Thanksgiving on a Budget- Potluck the Party

    Potlucks have been around forever, but they are still an effective way to feed a large number of people on a budget. You can be the host and offer your house as the gathering place, but ultimately you want to delegate responsibilities to the attendees. The potluck theme can extend beyond food, if you plan […]

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    Friday the 13th

    So many people get crazy about Friday the 13th and have no idea why. Where did this superstition of bad luck come from? There are various theories as to what brought about the dislike of Friday the 13th. There is a superstition that if thirteen people sit down to a table together, one of them […]

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    Create Your Own Invitations!

    In this day and age everyone is looking for a way to stand out; or at least that was the case for me when I was planning my daughter’s first birthday party. Sure there were tons of cute, and reasonably priced premade invitations, but I wanted something unique, that would immediately grab my audience’s attention. […]

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    Going Green on March 17th

         St. Patrick’s Day is coming, so what better way to celebrate than with a party?  I’m always looking for an excuse to come up with a themed party, make some good food and listen to music with friends.  It just so happens that St. Patrick’s Day is one of the best times of the […]

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  • FOOD & ENTERTAINING

    Entertain on a Budget

    If you’re anything like me, you enjoy having people over or just being around friends.  The thing that prevents me from doing so is money.  Making dinner for people or throwing a party can get expensive, but luckily, entertaining doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg.  Here are some ideas on how […]

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