Apple Cider Sangria for Fall Entertaining

White tray with 3 wine glasses and a pitcher of apple cider sangria filled with orange slices, apple slices and pear slices

Apple Cider Sangria for Fall Entertaining Entertaining this Thanksgiving?  We will have 12 for dinner & will be up over 20 for dessert by the end of the day.  When dessert rolls around and more guests join us at the Fitz Family homestead, I will be pulling out one of my favorite cocktails to share this year; it’s my Fall Sangria … Read More

Strawberry Snack Wrap Recipe

Strawberries rolled in a flatbread with sweetened cream cheese and fresh sliced strawberries and sliced to serve.

This Strawberry Snack Wrap is a great snack, lunchbox pack or an easy entertaining serve.  It’s kid-approved and scrumptious.  It’s a great way to use fresh strawberries during strawberry season. Strawberry Snack Wrap Recipe Strawberry season is a very good season!  It’s a sweet and delicious time of year.  This strawberry snack wrap recipe is so easy to make, but … Read More

Shrimp and Vegetable Skillet Dinner Recipe

Shrimp and Vegetable Skillet on a plate served over angel hair pasta

This Shrimp and Vegetable Skillet dinner is easy and delicious to make.  It’s a quick dinner that can be made in 30 minutes!  It’s fabulous for weeknight meals or for easy entertaining. Shrimp and Vegetable Skillet Dinner Recipe Are you looking for an easy meal to serve?  I’m always looking for an easy meal to serve!  This Shrimp and Vegetable … Read More

Easy Appetizers with Cheesy Pesto Bread

Lately things over here at the homestead have been a little on the busy side of the fence.  So, I’m all about the quick & easy!  This week with company coming & going like a revolving door, I’m pulling out all of the easiest, but tastiest tricks that I can share.  These Cheesy Pesto Bread Bites are always a hit … Read More

Lovin’ this Easy No-bake Cheesecake Recipe for Entertaining

No-bake Cheesecake Recipe

I love a good old fashioned cheesecake, especially my grandmother’s recipe. However, there’s not always time for it. So, as an alternative & a way to simplify my life, I am lovin’ this no-bake cookies n’ cream no-bake Cheesecake recipe. No-bake Mini Cheesecakes by Jodie Fitz THE FILLING: 8 oz. whipped cream cheese 8 oz. whipped topping 3/4 – 1 … Read More

Mouthwatering Colorful Corn & Bean Veggie Salad Combo

I have been starting to share some of my favorite salad combos at the site!  I always make one H-U-G-E bowl of salad once a week for us to eat off of.  We eat it as a side dish (sometimes a main dish) and we L-O-V-E leftovers for lunches.  It’s really all about what’s in the mix & the layers … Read More

These Easy Chicken Salad Combinations are Picnic Perfect

chicken salad recipes

Chicken salad is an all year round kind of recipe, but definitely the perfect addition for any picnic. Chicken salads are so versatile! They’re a great way to repurpose leftovers, plan ahead to switch up the lunch serve, make an easy meal or serve when entertaining one or a group. What I love most…is how different chicken salad can taste. … Read More

Good Old Fashioned Fun…

A couple of weekends ago, when the weather was FANTASTIC, we did this very last minute call to a few friends and had a throw together mini Fall Fest.  We kept it simple and it turned out to be a blast… I grabbed pumpkins for $1.25…can’t beat the price….and set up a pumpkin painting table with paints and brushes I’ve collected over the … Read More

Celebrating Friendship with Snow-Capped Martini Recipe

snow capped martini

  I am saying CHEERS to a New Year and celebrating friendship and new beginnings with my Snow-Capped Martini Recipe. It’s been a very busy holiday season and I did something I haven’t done in over 5 years; I put everything on pause for the holiday and focused on my husband, children and company this past week.  I unplugged, I … Read More