4th of July BBQ Condiment Station


Summer is here, and that means BBQ season is in full-swing! Here is a simple project that will make your "Grilling Get-Togethers" a bit more festive-  a 4th of July BBQ Condiment Station. Here is how to make it: MATERIALS NEEDED: Plant Pots White Paint Sponge Brush Vinyl Sticker Stars 1. Grab 3 pots- 1 blue and 2 red. I purchased mine for less than $2 each at Lowes in the Garden Dept. (Link HERE) 2. Paint white stripes with craft paint on the red posts. 3. Place your … [Read more...]

Planning a Summer BBQ


Summer is literally just around the corner- are you as excited and my family is?! We're trading in our backpacks for pool towels and our crazy nights of homework for relaxing evenings spent with good food and good friends. Today I wanted to share with you some simple tips and grilling recipes for planning a summer BBQ. We've got all your bases covered- invites, menu plans and activities for the kids. Take a look and get ready to bust out your grill! First things first, INVITES! We like to … [Read more...]

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta


As you may know, if you have ever visited Circus Berry, I have quite a passion for parties...rather, anything at all entertainment related.  Today I'm sharing that love with you in the form of one of my recent celebrations...a weeknight Cinco de Mayo Fiesta.  Now, why do I emphasize "weeknight"?  This party is so easy to throw together, really, that you could do it any night of the week.  All you need are a couple of simple key dishes and some bright colored DIY decorations. Let's take a peek at … [Read more...]

Kentucky Derby Dessert Roundup


Hi there, it's Deanna from Mirabelle Creations.  I'm so excited to be here today sharing a roundup of Kentucky Derby Desserts.  I'm a Kentucky girl and look forward to the Derby every year.  Not only is the spotlight on my beautiful state, but it's also a time to enjoy some locally inspired desserts.  So many delicious flavors are associated with the Derby and I've got a round up of 12 of my favorite Kentucky Derby Dessert recipes. If you're throwing a Kentucky Derby Party, you can check out … [Read more...]

Easy Polka Dot Cupcakes

Easy Polka Dot Cupcakes - Colorful and Fun!

How fun are these colorful cupcakes? My kids absolutely LOVE to make - and eat - them! They think it's just about the best thing ever to take a bite and see what color is inside! These would be perfect for Easter or a spring party - or switch up the colors for any holiday or season. You could do chocolate cupcakes with orange centers for Halloween; red and green for Christmas; pink, red, and purple for Valentine's Day, and so on. The options are endless! And even though they might look pretty … [Read more...]