Five Fabulous Frozen Summer Treats!

Five Fabulous Frozen Treats

  The temperatures rising and there's nothing like a frozen summer treat to cool you off! Here are five fabulous frozen summer desserts that will help you "chill out" this summer! … [Read more...]

Fruit Infused Liquor for Summer Cocktails

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Whenever I even see the word 'cocktail' I immediately want to go put on a flouncy outfit, swipe some bright red lipstick over my lips and slip my feet into stiletto heels. There is just something about that word that makes you feel like you should be in an episode of 'Mad Men', don't you think? Or maybe flinging bottles behind the bar … [Read more...]

Pucker Up! 5 easy lemon recipes for summer!

Five easy lemon recipes for summer

  There's a saying that when life hands you lemons you make lemonade.  Well in our homes, when life hands you lemons…or when you buy a sack of them from the grocery store….you make a whole meal! From a cocktail to desserts, we've got you covered for a summer menu that will have everyone puckering up! … [Read more...]

Lemon-Lime Marinated Chicken Drumsticks …a perfect summer recipe!

Lemon-Lime and Greek Yogurt Marinated Chicken Drumsticks

  We are a grilling family.  My favorite part of summer is being able to move from the kitchen to the back deck for meal preparation! Actually truth is, it's because my husband is quite the grilling master….which gives me several months of not having to think about what I'm going to cook for dinner that night! … [Read more...]

Easy Lemon Creme Brulee

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I'm having a jealousy issue. I'm really jealous of people who have never had Crème Brûlée Because I'll never again get to experience that very first delectable bite of this most awesome of creations. And they will. … [Read more...]

Key Lime Pie Dessert Shots and a Party!

Key Lime Pie Shots

My daughter has always had a fascination with miniature things.  Teeny-tiny notebooks and tape dispensers.  Little tiny plants and wee little animals to place in her shadow box. I must admit there's a certain fascination I have, as well, with cute little bitty things.  Like cute teeny appetizers, mini-cupcakes and now the popular tapas, which are … [Read more...]

Lemon-Lime Beer Shandy Cocktail

Lemon Lime Beer Shandy Cocktail

  Who's ready for summer? Raise your hand! I am so ready! Ready for sunshine and shorts.  Flip flops and flipping burgers on the grill.  The pool and picnics. I'm ready for my favorite summer recipes and cold cocktails on the deck.  Cocktails like my Lemon-Lime Beer Shandy! … [Read more...]

A long winter calls for Smoked Salmon Chowder

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  Let's face it, as much as we'd like it to take a bow and an exit, most of us are still in the midst of winter.   It seems this has been one of the longest, coldest and just plain miserable winters we've seen in a long time! I don't know about your house, but at ours, winter means comfort food (and some of our favorite soup recipes) … [Read more...]

Nutella Hand Pies for Valentine’s Day!

Nutella and Blackberry Valentine's Day Hand Pies

  Did you know there is a National Pie Day? Did you know it was TOMORROW! A WHOLE day to celebrate the goodness of PIE! What is it about pie that conjures up images of home and warmth and grandma’s kitchen table? … [Read more...]

Gluten Free Cranberry Cake

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Hello Picket Fence friends! This is Angelina from JoJo & Eloise! Well, 2013 quickly came and went, and now we are looking at the Brand New Year of 2014! I SERIOUSLY have no clue how this has happened. I still remember the EVE of the year 2000, like it was yesterday. Maybe it's age or maybe time is REALLY speeding up on us, I prefer the latter … [Read more...]