End-of-Summer Backyard Get-Together with Corn Chorizo Dip

This post is sponsored by Seagram’s Escapes “Keep it Colorful” campaign, along with a delicious Corn Chorizo Dip Recipe!

Corn Chorizo Dip | ReluctantEntertainer.com

With summer winding down, we’re enjoying our backyard and visiting with friends on the weekends more than ever. We know before long, the evenings will have a chill to the air. Recently, my husband and I invited a few friends over to hang with us in our “secret space.” I wrote about it here, and how we made this nifty little table. It truly is a fun place in our backyard to relax, eat a bite, and drink something yummy.

Corn Chorizo Dip | ReluctantEntertainer.com

This time we brightened up our backyard area with an end-of-summer pop of color, and made it cozy for our guests. We invited some friends, cooked up a summery-fresh appetizer, Corn Chorizo Dip, and enjoyed the evening in simplicity and style!

A Grateful Heart and NO-Bake Chocolate Almond Cranberry Oat Bars

NO-Bake Chocolate Almond Cranberry Oat Bars | reluctantentertainer.com

Today’s post is about love and chocolate and gratefulness. All three of those are pretty big words, with big shoes to fill, when it comes to loving, taste, and appreciation. When I was younger, I looked around at what everyone had, and I wished for more … I just...

Noshing on Easy Chili Appetizer

Easy Chili Appetizer | ReluctantEntertainer.com

The most valuable part of a meal is gathering. It’s not always the food, like some may think, but being together, being present with one another. Time is essential. We work hard on getting dates on the calendar to meet people, invite them over, and we still leave room...

Sunset Menu & Life at Storyville Coffee #Seattle #Coffee #Wine

Sunset Menu & Life at Storyville Coffee #Seattle #Coffee #Wine

Imagine starting a new, gourmet and boutique coffee company and experience in–of all places–Seattle? That would be like trying to redefine barbeque in Texas or Tennessee. You would have to do more than get the soul of the coffee bean. You would need to understand the soul of people,...

MacKenzie-Childs $500 Shopping Spree {Flower Market}

MacKenzie-Childs Giveaway $500

Contest has now ended. Thank you! I am so excited to be offering a lucky Reluctant Entertainer reader a $500 Gift Card to go shopping with MacKenzie-Childs! If you’re a fan of their stores, like I am, you will love going shopping and browsing their website {above, my favorite...