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6 Simple, Festive Cocktails for the Holidays

6 Simple, Festive Cocktails for the Holidays

Sponsored Content Eggnog Martini and Maple Amaretto Sour are two holiday cocktails that could easily be found on a festive bar menu. However, you can make them yourself in the comfort of your own home. Dazzle guests with an easy, simple trick: extracts. A simple drop of an extract – peppermint, maple, rum or almond […]

Easiest Creamed Cocktails Ever!

Easiest Creamed Cocktails Ever!

We’ve all heard of and have tried Pina Colada’s or Mudslide’s. Around the Holidays, people tend to gravitate towards Kahlua, Rumchata, Irish Cream, Horchata, Almarula – all great Cocktails offering creamy indulgences with an alcohol perk. From our sister site, FrugalFireIFB.com – Here’s the Easiest Creamed Cocktail Recipe Ever: Take your favorite Coffee Mate or […]

Perfect Wine Pairings for Holiday Parties

Perfect Wine Pairings for Holiday Parties

Sponsored Content With the holidays quickly approaching, it is time to begin planning menus and shopping for groceries, which may leave you facing endless shelves of wine.  Choosing wines to pair with your holiday meal is an important part of the menu planning process. A smart rule is to select quality wines that pair with […]

Deck Design 101

Deck Design 101

Tips for planning a perfect outdoor oasis Sponsored Content Timing can be everything, especially when it comes to planning an outdoor living space. By getting a jump-start on planning, you can afford yourself time to complete the process with maximum creativity and minimal stress. Try these expert tips and tricks of the trade to help […]

Tips for Tackling a DIY Deck Project

Tips for Tackling a DIY Deck Project

Sponsored Content While planning a new outdoor living space can be overwhelming, chances are there’s a home improvement retailer nearby that offers an abundance of resources to help you tackle virtually any project. If a DIY deck project is on your to-do list, these tips can help you navigate the aisles like a pro. Do […]

Enjoy Your Outdoor Kitchen All Year Long

Enjoy Your Outdoor Kitchen All Year Long

  Sponsored Content Building an outdoor kitchen is a significant investment that can be rewarding for years to come. It’s important to take advantage of nice days and temperate seasons as much as possible, no matter in which part of the country you live. However, with proper planning and preparation, you can fully maximize the […]

Give a Fall Facelift to Outdoor Entertaining

Give a Fall Facelift to Outdoor Entertaining

Sponsored Content Whether it’s pumpkin spice everything, sweater weather or the anticipation of the holidays, there are many reasons to be excited about this time of year. Autumn is the perfect time to extend the warm-weather fun and celebrate with some fall-focused outdoor entertaining. Just as the weather is changing, so can your approach to […]

Tips for Setting the Perfect Holiday Table

Tips for Setting the Perfect Holiday Table

Sponsored Content Every holiday season, you invest hours planning and preparing the perfect menu for each celebration you host. While easy and fun may be the name of the game for buffet-style events, when it’s a sit-down soiree, the delightful cuisine you produce deserves a presentation worthy of your efforts. A beautifully set table can […]

Are you a Pampered Chef?

Are you a Pampered Chef?

Do you enjoy Cooking and/or Socializing with Friends, Family and Neighbors? Then this Opportunity is for you! Doris Christopher founded Pampered Chef in 1980 with the belief that quick tips and powerful tools can fuel a faster, no-fuss cooking experience. But today, many of us don’t even have the time to sit down for an […]

Who Brings Salad to a BBQ? Grilled Chicken Recipe

Who Brings Salad to a BBQ? Grilled Chicken Recipe

  By: Tracy Nawara   When you think of BBQ food, what comes to mind are typically heavy dishes meant to be filling. Meats, baked beans, and macaroni & cheese are the first that we think of. Even the salads are usually mayo-heavy, stopping any change for a dieter to have a BBQ dinner option.  […]

The American Royal Weekend, Kansas City, MO

The American Royal Weekend, Kansas City, MO

  By: Andrew Nobles Barbeque Sentiments from Kansas City Writer American Royal Weekend, Kansas City As we march closer to the dark, dreary days of winter, we are beginning to see the last vestiges of warmer times. The crispness in the air is growing more and more abundant, the pumpkin flavor begins tightening its annual […]

Charred Giardiniera Recipe

Charred Giardiniera Recipe

By: Tracy Nawara     You know the drill. Atop our brats, kielbasas, hot dogs and sweet Italian sausages, we love our toppings. Rarely do we find the time to make these toppings homemade since store-bought suffices just fine. Well, not today. Let’s bring our favorite topping to the grill and make it homemade. We’re […]

3 Tips to Make Your Next Outdoor BBQ Flawless 

3 Tips to Make Your Next Outdoor BBQ Flawless 

  By: Bethany Cohen  Planning an outdoor gathering can actually be a lot more stressful that planning one indoors. Outdoor entertainment actually brings a lot more challenges and things that you will have to anticipate for accordingly. But, to make things easier for you and more enjoyable for your guests, check out the list below […]

Best Online Sources for Promo and Coupon Codes

Best Online Sources for Promo and Coupon Codes

Procurement is the process of finding, agreeing to terms and acquiring goods, services or works from an external source, often via a tendering or competitive bidding process. The process is used to ensure the buyer receives goods, services or works at the best possible price, when aspects such as quality, quantity, time, and location are […]

White Wine Pairings for Summer Cookouts

White Wine Pairings for Summer Cookouts

Alternative white wine pairings for popular summer meals (BPT) – Summer means long days, bountiful sunshine and fresh fare to tantalize the taste buds. Locally grown produce, grilled meats and seafood, and new takes on classic dishes like pizza and pasta make this the season to raise a glass and toast to family, friends and […]

All About Seasoning

All About Seasoning

I like to use the Famous Dave’s Rib Rub or Chicken Seasoning as a base when smoking ribs or big pieces of meat. For my seasoning, I usually have one third of the rub (Famous Dave’s) and then add pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder making about a half of a cup or enough for […]