Merry Christmas $150 Minted Giveaway

Minted Giveaway

Friends, to start the week off right, I’m sharing our 2014 Christmas card and a $150 Minted Giveaway! –contest is closed! Just in time to  sit down and relax with a cup of tea, and make my Christmas card list this weekend, a lovely box came in the mail from...

Alexian Pâté (+ Le Creuset) Gourmet Giveaway with Truffle Mousse Puff Pastry Bites

Truffle Mousse Puff Pastry Bites

Enter to win this Alexian Pâté (+ Le Creuset) Gourmet Giveaway today ($200 value), and enjoy this delicious Truffle Mousse Puff Pastry Bites recipe! I love entertaining during the holidays, and a simple party to host is an Appetizer Party! Using Alexian Pâté award-winning, fresh, all-natural and sinfully delicious...

How to Wrap up a Party {Etiquette} and Cranberry Stuffing Appetizer

Cranberry Stuffing Appetizer

Today’s post has etiquette tips for ending a party with style and grace, along with a delicious Cranberry Stuffing Appetizer. Can you believe how quickly the holidays arrived this year? They are here, and we are hosting twice this weekend, which I’m excited about. One party is with our...

Winter Wonderland Edible Centerpiece + Giveaways and Sweeps!

Winter Wonderland Edible Centerpiece #HostessHoliday #HostessHolidaySweeps

This Winter Wonderland Edible Centerpiece idea I’m sharing today is part of a paid SocialMoms and Hostess blogging program, with giveaways and sweepstakes! This past weekend my daughter and I put together a tasty holiday table, because for at least one family meal, it’s fun to change up a traditional...

Holiday Hustle and Sweet Garbanzo Bean Flourless Cake

Sweet Garbanzo Bean Flourless Cake

This Sweet Garbanzo Bean Flourless Cake is the perfect party cake for the holidays, and is also gluten-free. It seems that it’s a whirlwind out there, what I like to call the holiday hustle. I don’t do it very well, so when I decide to head out to shop...

A Joyful Attitude and Make-Ahead Chocolate Coffee Cake

Make-Ahead Chocolate Coffee Cake | ReluctantEntertainer.com

Looking for a real time-saver recipe for weekend guests? Prepare this Make-Ahead Chocolate Coffee Cake recipe the night before, perfect for baking in the morning, with your guests awakening to the aroma of freshly baked pastry! Mm-m-m-m … I love holiday entertaining. It makes me very joyful. But I...

Favorite Things Holiday Albion Fit Giveaway!

Holiday Albion Fit Giveaway!

Today I’m sharing a $100 shopping spree: Favorite Things Holiday Albion Fit Giveaway! Once again I am incredibly excited to host here on RE the opportunity for one reader to win a $100 shopping spree to Albion Fit! I’ve introduced Albion on my blog many times, and now just in time for winter and the...

Sunriver, Oregon and Caramel Nut Chex Mix Recipe

Caramel Nut Chex Mix Recipe | ReluctantEntertainer.com

This past weekend we were in Sunriver, Oregon (outside of Bend, OR) for the holiday! And Ginny brought our family favorite holiday snack, Caramel Nut Chex Mix, which is the ultimate holiday food for a large gathering! First of all, I have to tell you about my stepmom, Ginny....