Rustic Italian Spongecake with Creamy Cheesecake Filling

Rustic Italian Sponge Cake with Creamy Cheesecake Filling

A light and airy Italian Spongecake filled with a Creamy Cheesecake Filling, created in partnership with PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese. Not only are we celebrating Easter this weekend, we are celebrating Nick’s grandmas 90th birthday!! I’m so excited to get together with his family, including all his aunts, uncles and cousins (and they are Irish Catholic,…

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Church Classic {Recipe: Vanilla Texas Sheet Cake}

Vanilla Texas Sheet Cake from www.dineanddish.net

Vanilla Texas Sheet Cake is a twist on a classic church potluck recipe, topped with a creamy vanilla frosting and chopped Diamond walnuts. I don’t want to be disrespectful, but the desserts that the church ladies provide for funerals are the best! There is nothing like a table full of a variety of desserts, all…

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Cheesecake Minis with Strawberry Balsamic Mint Topping

Cheesecake Minis with Strawberry Balsamic Mint Topping

I’ve had a love affair with cheesecake practically my whole life, but, would you believe this is my first time ever making cheesecake? It is my absolute favorite dessert, hands down, but for some reason I’ve always left the cheesecake making up to everyone else. I should have known that once I actually made cheesecake…

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Easter Bites {Recipe: Blueberry Mousse Filled Mini Fillo Shells}

Blueberry Mousse Fillo Bites from Dine & Dish

I always like to think of Easter as our official start of spring, but I also remember that each year, I become the biggest sucker around and buy my girls beautiful Easter dresses. You know the ones… the sleeveless dresses, bathed in beautiful pastel colors, created with light and breezy fabric. In my typical ways,…

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Spring is Coming! {Harry and David Mini Roses Plant Giveaway}

Harry & David Mini Roses Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Jody B! Thanks for entering. The ground is snow covered, but there are signs that spring is coming. Like the saying above, glimpses of spring give me great hope. This morning I woke up to sun streaming through the windows…I noticed it wasn’t dark out like it has…

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Easter Holiday Wrap Up with Breakstone’s Sour Cream

Breakstone's Creamy Potatoes

I’ve had such a great time preparing for Easter with Breakstone’s sour cream and Better Homes and Gardens. The tablescape is ready, the Pepper Crusted Pork Loin with Sour Cream and Onion Sauce has been tried and tested and we have our normal Easter traditions planned out for the weekend. When I was little, I…

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Easter Celebration Tablescape with Breakstone’s Sour Cream

Tablescape candy sticks

Many of you know from some of my past dinner party posts that I love to throw a great dinner party. Entertaining is something my husband and I truly enjoy doing. Having guests over and serving a meal and entertaining does not stress me out in the slightest. I’m a very relaxed entertainer. When it…

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Celebrating Easter with Breakstone’s Sour Cream

Easter Kelly

Easter has always been one of those holidays for my family that is spent with our “friends” family… you know, those friends and neighbors that are so close you feel like they are family? Both my parents and my in-laws don’t live near us, so when we aren’t able to make it home for a…

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