5 Fun Adult Cocktails For Summer Parties

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Pinterest is one of my favorite spots to find fun, fruity summer drinks!  You can see how often I pin them on my Cocktails page.   Here's 5 favorites I am putting here to remind myself to consider for our next summer party. By the way, I don't drink vodka so these are all vodka free drinks - I love Rum & Tequila for summer drinks … [Read more...]

20 Awesome Grill Recipes

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I need to post about all the grilling we do in the summer in the hopes that I'll see this in the winter and fire things up cuz man, I love food on the grill!  We've been grilling up a storm with all the socializing we've been doing thanks to awesome recipes on Pinterest and around the web.  Here's a roundup of 20 of my favs that I hope to try … [Read more...]

4th of July Round-Up #4thofJuly

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Since I'm currently on vacation (posts coming soon!  Follow me on Instagram for photos of our #familytraveldiary trip in the south), I'm giving a quick throw back post and listing all of the cool 4th of July posts I've had on Mommies Style over the past few years.  We're home next week and I just know the fourth is going to sneak up on me so this … [Read more...]

Recipe: Avocado & Feta Dip

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Tuesday night, I hosted my book club at my house.  We read Me Before You, which made for a phenomenal book club discussion if you are looking for one for your own book club's next meeting. I turned to Pinterest for a few recipe ideas and decided to take a stab at this Avocado Feta Dip that I had pinned a lifetime ago.  The original recipe calls … [Read more...]

Buffalo Chicken Dip #Pinspiration

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Believe it or not, I've never made a Buffalo Chicken Dip.  Seems like it's such a staple at parties and I'm always found with a chip in hand eating it at someone else's house but never my own! Tonight I'm hosting my Book Club's monthly meeting and I decided that now was as good of a time as any to try and make one!  I went to Pinterest to help me … [Read more...]

Mashed Potato Mini Muffins #Pinspiration

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In case you're new here, or you haven't seen me do this before, today's Tuesday and on Tuesday's I post a Pinspiration.  A Pinspiration is a post about a pin I've seen on Pinterest, thought was cool, and decided to try out.  It can be food, beauty, clothes, hair or really anything.  I try it out, maybe make a change (or not) and post about it.  I … [Read more...]

OREO Cookie Dough Brownies #Pinspiration #Recipe

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This post should really be titled, How NOT to be on a diet or eat lightly on a snow day when you're cooped inside and playing with Pinterest recipes that have to do with OREOs and Brownies.  Cuz after I baked these?  Let's just leave it at the fact that I ate my fill. And how could I not?  These are seriously ADDICTIVE.  And easy, did I mention … [Read more...]

The Easiest and BEST Pepperoni Dip {Recipe}

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Just in time for the Superbowl, here is the BEST Pepperoni Dip you can make. It's easy and everyone ALWAYS loves it. Every time I take it to a party, I have at least one person emailing me later for the recipe. I've been making it for years. It takes 5 minutes to make, 30 minutes to cook. Nice and easy! Ingredients: -Can of Cream of Mushroom … [Read more...]

How to Make Playdough (Play Doh) at Home #Pinspiration #Pinterest

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Is it cheating on this week's Pinspiration series if my own pin inspired me? If so, you can call me a big 'ol cheater this week but technically this works because I remembered an old post I had that I wanted to share and pin last week.   It was this Make Your Own Playdough recipe from 2011 - I pinned it and it had me jonesing to try it again and to … [Read more...]

Pasta w/Creamy Tomato & Spinach Sauce {Recipe} #Pinspiration #Pasta

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For starters, this week's Pinspiration is a recipe is adapted from this pin I saw for Creamy Tomato & Spinach Pasta.  It sounded really similar to something my friend Stef makes that my 10 year old loves, so I thought I'd try and adapt it and make it a little more simple and kid-friendly.  Here's how it turned out - the kids loved it, us too! … [Read more...]