Labor Day Menu + Recipes for Entertaining

Labor Day Menu + Recipes for Entertaining

Happy Labor Day Weekend, Friends! I just got back from relaxing for 3 days in the Oregon mountains with a few girlfriends, celebrating the end of summer, and catching up after busy summer plans for all. It was hot during the day and cool at night. I’ll share more later, with yummy recipes, but I’m happy to be home for Labor Day weekend.

I’m sharing a delicious recipe over at KitchenAid’s blog this weekend, Beef and Black Bean Burgers. Of course you can replace the beef with ground turkey, and mix and match side dishes and salads to create a yummy feast.

Labor Day Menu + Recipes for Entertaining

Outdoor entertaining is so easy, especially when you have college kids home for the summer who can help you grill!

We love our new KitchenAid Grill, if you’re shopping for a new one. You can read more about it at the bottom of this post.

Summer Nights with Orange Creamsicle Freezer Dessert Recipe

Orange Creamsicle Freezer Dessert |

I love the song, “Summer Nights”, by Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta. As summer is drifting away (nooooo!), I made this delicious family-favorite Orange Creamsicle Freezer Dessert recipe for a special treat this week. We normally don’t have dessert on a weeknight, but, in true celebration of summer, how...

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

Corn Chorizo Dip |

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

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

NO-Bake Chocolate Almond Cranberry Oat Bars |

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Noshing on Easy Chili Appetizer

Easy Chili Appetizer |

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...