3 Hospitality Tips for Kids and Salted Caramel Coconut Banana Cake

Salted Caramel Coconut Banana Cake

For many people, there is something intimidating about entertaining. So I like to think of the words, “having people over,” which I’ve tried to incorporate into the way we’ve raised our kids. I like to say, “we’re having so and so over for dinner for Easter,” rather than, “Kids,...

Dripping with Soul and Coconut Grapefruit Brûlée

Coconut Grapefruit Brûlée

Lately we’ve talked more about bringing Sunday Brunch back into our home, and inviting guests to come to a light, casual meal – early in the day rather than later. Recently we served these easy Coconut Grapefruit Brûlée bowls, and they were a big hit. Hospitality. Hospitality in our...

Asparagus with Bacon and Shallots + Asparagus Roundup

Asparagus with Bacon and Shallots for Easter Dinner

Entertaining for me is pretty much effortless, partly because I do it so often. I think with anything in life, the more you do something, the better you become at that task. One thing I try to do is spend less time in the kitchen once the guests arrive....

Outdoor Spring Cleaning with Ryobi Power Tools

Ryobi 3100-PSI 2.5-GPM Honda Engine Gas Pressure Washer

On a glorious afternoon, a patio becomes an appealing alternative to the living or family room – a place to read, sit and talk with friends, or lay down and take a nap. At least for our family, our large covered patio needs a good cleaning when the first...

Easter Brunch Baked Egg Tomato Bacon Cups

Baked Egg Tomato Bacon Cups

Today’s recipe, Baked Egg Tomato Bacon Cups is an oldie, but goodie. Oldie, because my Aunt Ellen taught me how to make these years ago (the recipe is also in my book). Goodie, because it’s perfect for an Easter Brunch! 6 or 36! You can make 6 or you...

Easy Entertaining with Harry & David’s Lime Meringue Cake

Lime Meringue Cake

One thing I like about Harry & David bloggers coming to town for their blogging events is that I get to host the bloggers in my home! This week lunch will be served, as the Fresco Food Truck pulls up in front of my home and delivers adorable brown...

A Springy Virgin Mimosa

Virgin Mimosa

Welcome today my sweet friend, Jess, who shares bright and cheery posts, from time to time, here on RE … (we cannot wait to meet her new baby girl!) This recipe is PERFECT for Easter Brunch if you’re entertaining this year! (** UPDATE: Jessica’s baby girl, Pepper Rae, was...

3 Easy Easter Table Decorations

3 Easy Easter Table Decorations

Looking to throw an Easter celebration at your place? Celebrating Easter is such an important part of our life – and setting a pretty Easter table is so easy! To help inspire you, I’ve captured 3 Easy Easter Table Decorations using food. Use what you have. Use what you have....