Berry Salad with Honey Lime & Mint Dressing

A good fruit salad is quite the summer staple in my opinion! Hot days, cold drinks and delish fruit salad either for a snack or dessert – sign me up! Berry Salad w/ Honey Lime & Mint Dressing Ingredients: Strawberries Raspberries Blackberries Blueberries 1/4 cup honey (I used agave) 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/4 cup chopped mint In a shallow bowl, add your berries. In a small bowl, add honey, lime juice, mint and whisk. When ready to serve, pour over berries and mix! You may consider putting the dressing…

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Host a Cocktails & Cupcakes Night

A lot of people only break out the champagne for a special occasion/big celebration (read not occurring often). To me, champagne is surely fabulous for a special occasion but honestly, for anytime! So, next time you have friends over one evening or even happy hour (come on, like you’ve never had sweets before dinner), why not host with ‘cocktails and cupcakes’ and break out one or two desserts of your choice and a signature drink! As always, you want to set the stage for your guests and create a lovely display….

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Easy Apps: Melon Prosciutto Skewers

Easy apps for simple and stress free entertaining are a must! And with these Summer months ahead, you should be ready to break out the classics – like these melon, mozzarella, prosciutto skewers! They are one of my absolute favorite combinations. All you need to do is pick up mozzarella, melon (which you can cut up yourself or buy already done – guess which one I chose #thousandguesses), prosciutto slices, and julienned basil for garnish. When assembling, it is ideal to have all pieces similar size; for example, melon you’d want…

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Citrus Coconut Soda

  Over the past year or so, I’ve been loving coconut everything – from beauty to sips – and what’s better than being hooked on something that’s also great for you! I came across this delicious recipe from Le Zoe Musings and knew I had to try it! What’s better, this recipe is one of the simplest you will find. Talk about the perfect drink to sip on this Summer – prepare for guests or take it on the road – the options are endless! I see myself using it…

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Send UrbanStems

We all know I am OBSESSED with fresh flowers and having them in our home is a must! When I stumbled across local, online, boutique florist – UrbanStems, I knew I had to check them out. Timing was perfect because, Mother’s Day is upon us (Sunday, May 14th to be exact) and that means picking out a sweet gift for Mom! *Note: UrbanStems delivers (for free by the way) in DC, New York City, Baltimore, Philadelphia & Austin! Like me, my mom loves flowers (#shegetitfromhermomma) and I couldn’t be more excited and…

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