Parties/Entertaining · Recipes

How To: No-Bake Chocolate Eclair Dessert

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I don’t know about you, but I LOVE making dishes ahead of time so that when I need to entertain, I can be involved in the conversations and games. This Chocolate Eclair dessert is a great dessert that you make ahead of time, throw in the fridge for several hours until your guests are ready to satisfy their sweet-tooth.

 

Chocolate Eclair Dessert

Servings: 20 for a 9×13 pan

Prep Time: 15-20 minutes

 

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Parties/Entertaining · Recipes

Boozy Book Club Appetizers

Goooooooood Day, Embarquers!

 

Last week, I hosted book club in my home, and decided upon a summer theme. Let’s be honest, do we really discuss the book at book club? Maybe for 5 minutes… We’re much more concerned about the food and drinks.

Items on the menu were: Pork-filled Jalapeño Poppers, Charcuterie Skewers, Fruit Kabob Skewers and Sarasota Lemonade.

Ready to get started? Let’s do this!

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Home Decor

Summertime Decor

Hey Embarquers!

I am all about keeping your home staples the same throughout the year, but bringing pieces from the outside in, in order to bring the seasons to life.

I stopped at one of my secret weapon home decor stores for accessories: Ikea. (sshhhhhhhhhh… don’t tell anyone, but I love their accessories department).

It’s unbelievable what small changes can do to your space.

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Recipes

Best Brunch Bake

Hey Ya’ll!

Long time, no read… I know I’ve been MIA for a while, but… I’m Baaaaaack!

I’m going to be very transparent… I needed to take a hiatus from blogging because the blog lost the fun aspect of sharing ideas I’m living out with my followers. This will be different. This time it’s going to be on my own terms. I’m not going to create content when there is none. I’m not going to make myself post when I’m not feeling like I have anything to contribute. I’m only going to post when I sincerely believe you can use this for your life.

Enough of that! I want to share with you how to create an awesome breakfast dish, without the effort of cooking several dishes.

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Home Projects

How To: Pick a Paint Color for Your Home

Hey Embarquers,

I don’t know about you, but I feel like these past few weeks have been a whirlwind! I recently closed on my home, and wanted to make sure the entire interior of home was freshly painted to give a clean and fresh feel.

A decision that can be difficult to make is a paint color. I understand that paint can be one of the least expensive decisions when it comes to making a major design difference in your home; however, painting is time-consuming, and laborious. I want to take the guessing out of paint, and make this a much easier decision to make.

Ready? Let’s get to it!

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Recipes

The Ultimate Fall Treat: Swedish Apple Pie

Happy Fall, Embarquers!

This season only seems to be only be about pumpkin (which, don’t get me wrong- I love it!); however, apples don’t get enough credit!

One of my favorite things to do on the weekend in the fall is to go to apple orchards. There are few things more beautiful than listening to the crunch on the fallen leaves beneath your boots, and feeling the cool, fresh, crisp fall air fill your lungs.

After a lovely afternoon, I came home with two large bags of Zestar and Honeycrisp apples and knew I had to put them to good use, so I consulted my mother on her favorite apple pie recipe, and we came up with this little gem. Hope you enjoy!

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Recipes

Salmon for Days

Happy Thursday, Embarquers!

I was at Costco the other day (big surprise), and saw their selection of salmon, and my mouth started to salivate… Salmon is not only delicious, but incredibly healthy for you. It has 40g of protein per serving, no carbs, healthy fats, 100% of your daily B-12 vitamins, the list goes on…

I went out to my garden, picked 5 sprigs of rosemary, grabbed some lemon, olive oil, salt and pepper and get to work.

Let’s do this!

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Inspiration · Life · Parties/Entertaining · Recipes

7 Things to do Before the End of Summer

Happy Friday, Ya’ll!

 

The weekend is here! I was thinking that since there’s only so much time left in the summer, it would be fun to create a list of fun things to do with the rest of the days left. These are not only fun date ideas but also great ideas to do with your friends as well.

Let’s get to it!

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