The Best Appetizer Recipe – Honey Brie with Pomegranates

I have a lot of great appetizer recipes. My favorite of all time is my Crab Cake recipe. It is amazing. But the recipe takes time and sometimes we all need an easy, go to, for sure appetizer. You know the kind you can throw together that tastes amazing and looks like you spent hours making it?

I am so excited to share the Best Appetizer recipe. It’s Honey Brie with Pomegranates. Why fo I like it so much? It is so easy to make and can be prepared when guests knock on your door. Plus these taste simply amazing.

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Setting a Holiday Table with Music

 

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One of my favorite things to do is set a table in our dining room. I love trying different things and using non-conventional items in my table settings. We have a lot of dinners planned for the holidays and as I am planning my holiday decorations for Christmas, I am having a lot of fun creating my table decorations. I was looking for something unexpected to use as placemats and thought Christmas sheet music might be a lot of fun!

Why not set a holiday table with music?

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Make Your Own Christmas Books

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It’s fun to decorate mantles, tables, trees, and windows for the Christmas holiday. But what about places that aren’t typically dressed out in décor? Like bookshelves? Today I am going to share how to make Christmas book covers.

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How to Plan a Christmas Party (and Cook for 200 Guests)

Holiday Housewalk TourOur Christmas party is in five days. And yes, I do cook all of the food. Our party is a big event, and it has grown in every aspect over the last thirty years. We invite all of our friends and family (and their children if they are friends with our children) and I cook all of the food. For about 200 people. And no, I am not a caterer. I just know how to plan a party. Today I can’t wait to share my biggest tip with you.

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How to Make a Chalkboard Stencil

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Christmas came early in our house this week. I partnered with JOANN and Cricut and received this Cricut® Explore Air™ 2, Cobalt. I had so much fun creating my first project in my craft room. If you don’t have one of these Cricut machines then you need to add it to your Christmas list right now. The projects are limitless and I was so excited to try it out.

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