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    Hormel Gatherings Party Trays

    Hormel Gatherings Party Trays I received free product in exchange for my honest review   Thanksgiving was as what kids are saying these days “lit” in this house. We had a little guy celebrating his first Turkey Day, an overly excited 4 year old who couldn’t wait for family to arrive including my 86 year old Grandmother and I had been awake since way earlier than my normal rising time to get this meal done. I usually cook a whole turkey; but this year we decided on just a breast which I had never prepared before in my life. I also knew that the following day meant another gathering, this…

  • 2017 Holiday Gift Guide,  Food & Drink

    Pearson Farm Taste of Pecans Gift Box

      Pearson Farm Taste of Pecans Gift Box I received the mentioned product from Pearson Farm in exchange for an honest review. The thoughts contained within this post may vary from the thoughts of others.   About Pearson Farm Taste of Pecans Gift Box Our 4 Pecan Flavors all in one box! Flavors include: Toasted & Salted, Cinnamon Roasted, Southern Praline, and Seasoned. Packaged in our new resealable poly gift bags, boxed and tied with a bow! Available in 2 sizes for either $40 or $64   What We Thought Delicious! That is the only word that I can use to describe these pecans. They are some of the freshest…

  • 2017 Holiday Gift Guide,  Food & Drink

    People’s Choice Beef Jerky

      People’s Choice Beef Jerky   I received the mentioned product from People’s Choice Beef Jerky in exchange for an honest review. The thoughts contained within this post may vary from the thoughts of others.   About People’s Choice Beef Jerky   I can still remember the electricity in the air as a kid when my father took me to work with him. There was no greater thrill than riding to the shop with two men I admired most in the world: my father and grandfather. I felt honored to don the white bib and cadet-style paper hat and watch these men work. With impossible speed, my father and his…

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    3 Easy Recipes for Fundraisers and Public Events

    Whether you’re thinking about trying out for Top Chef or you can’t remember the last time you’ve made something edible, feeding large groups of people is all about choosing the right recipes. So, you’ve got a huge event coming up and you’ve been volunteered to make a dish, even though you’re the program director with an online masters in public administration. You can make things work out for the best by choosing a couple of recipes that you can make in batches with little to no effort. Follow these next three recipes for meals that you can serve up as hors doeuvres or by the plate load.   1. Creamy…

  • 2017 Holiday Gift Guide,  Food & Drink

    Celebrate with The BroBasket

    Celebrate with The BroBasket   I received the mentioned product from The BroBasket in exchange for an honest review. The thoughts contained within this post are mine and may vary from the thoughts of others.   About The BroBasket The BroBasket started out with this true story, way back in 2013, starring a fellow classmate in our CSUCI MBA program… it went something like this; My fiance (now husband) sent me a bouquet of flowers and I leapt with glee!  That evening as I thanked him for the gesture I asked “Well why don’t I send you some flowers at work to repay the favor?”.  He laughed and respectfully declined but retorted with, “I don’t want flowers, but you can send…