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    5 Tips to Throwing a Chic Summer Soiree

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    Happy Monday everyone!

    Hope everyone had a great weekend! With summer in full swing there’s nothing more fun than gathering with friends and family over good conversation, good food, and drinks. This summer go beyond your usual BBQ gatherings and opt for a chic summer soiree. Plus I love the idea of getting dressed up for fun summer entertaining with friends. Today I am sharing five tips in throwing a chic summer soiree that will sure be a hit with your friends and family. Check it out below!

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    Food, Holiday

    DIY Dr. Pepper Float Station For Your Next 4th of July Party

    This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Dr Pepper®. The opinions and text are all mine. 

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    Hey everyone, can you believe the 4th of July is just around the corner? I’m excited to celebrate our Independence Day with friends and family. This year, I wanted to share an easy and fun DIY Dr Pepper float station for your next 4th of July party. It will sure be a hit with your guests! Nothing says summer like a Dr Pepper float, and if you are in Texas, where it is hot as hades, then this makes the perfect party drink to keep you cool and refreshed. Check out how you can recreate this 4th of July inspired Dr Pepper float station below!

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    Easy to Make Fruit Parfait – #100daysofsunshine

    Thank you Cuties for sponsoring this post.  As always all thoughts and opinions are mine alone. Thank you for supporting those who support this blog.fruit parfait, fruit parfait recipe, easy to make recipe, thanksgiving recipe, recipe to make with kids, dessert, no cook recipe, cuties, #100dayofhappiness, mom and me activities, boy mom, holiday fun, holiday diy, DIY with kids

    As we get ready for Thanksgiving with our family, I find it important to find ways to incorporate the little man into our fun holiday festivities. Whether it is helping decorate our house to helping in the kitchen. I love being able to share these moments with him. There’s nothing like watching your little man grow, learn new things, and really appreciate the special moments as a family. Today I teamed up with Cuties and their #100daysofsunshine campaign to share a simple easy to make fruit parfait you can make with your kids that is not only easy but delicious to eat! There’s nothing that makes this momma happier than being able to share a healthy treat with my little man.

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    Easy to Make Watermelon Drinks for Summer

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    TGIF everyone! Are ya’ll excited for Memorial Day weekend? I know I am! I wanted to share with y’all this fun watermelon drink recipe you will want to incorporate this weekend when you are celebrating. When we had our summer crawfish boil (view decor here) earlier this month, I made these Easy to Make Watermelon Drinks for our party. It was such a hit for all of our 21+ guest who wanted something cool and refreshing to drink. Both drinks and jello shots were super easy to make and only required one watermelon. I am no Pinterest queen here, but I do love making a few cocktails here and there, and these were perfect for our party. I used the watermelon flesh that we didn’t use for the jello shots to make the watermelon sangria mix. Below I’ve linked the recipes for these Easy to Make Watermelon Drinks for your next summer party or BBQ.

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    Easy to Make Christmas Saltine Bark + Holiday Party Favor DIY

    Can you believe we are less than four days away from Christmas! My Christmas shopping is done, and now I am doing some last-minute DIY for all of our Christmas celebrations we are attending this week. If you saw my Snapchat yesterday, then you might have gotten a little sneak peek at today’s post. One thing I love about Christmas is all the goodies! So today I wanted to share one of my favorite Christmas treat recipe and a fun simple way to package it  for the perfect party favor or hostess gift for all of your holiday celebration. This easy to make Christmas Saltine Bark will be a hit with all your friends, family, and party guest this year! And the best part is it is super easy to make!

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    6 Pinterest Worthy Healthy Holiday Treats

    Pinterest Worthy Healthy Holiday Treats

    TGIF everyone! This weekend is a fun filled week, and I am so excited to be spending it with my hubs who is off this week. He turns 29 next week so we are celebrating his birthday this Sunday with family. TopGolf is graciously hosting us that day, and it’s the hub’s favorite place so of course he’s excited! Now if you don’t know about my family, well we celebrate a lot more than Christmas this time of year, in addition to my husband’s birthday, my brother’s and Aunt’s birthday is the day after Christmas, my cousin’s birthday is on Christmas day, and my sister in law is on the 30th. So we do this time of year big, and that also means a lot of celebrating and eating. So today I wanted to share my favorite Pinterest worthy holiday treats that will definitely make your mouth water! Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too? 😉

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    6 Healthy Pinterest Thanksgiving Desserts

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    Happy Fitness Friday! Gosh one week till Thanksgiving and I can’t wait. Now I know we are going to stuff ourselves silly, but for those who are looking for a healthier Thanksgiving option, I’ve rounded up my favorite healthy Pinterest Thanksgiving desserts below. Yes you can have your pumpkin pie and eat it too!
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