Tag Archives: Entertaining

One-Pot German Potato Salad

photo-80 I would love to be back in Germany this time of year. Fall swoops in suddenly there with such flair and color bringing with it bulky sweaters, boots, and snuggly scarves. Then there are the bazaars … read more

Celebration Beer Nog

DSC04370Have you been wondering where I’ve been? Happily living life, spending time with Family, enjoying Christmas, enjoying friends, going to parties, and eating. Isn’t that how it is supposed to be?  I had no gumption … read more

Salame di Cioccolato Amaretto


You do have your seatbelt on don’t you? Because here we are in the Holiday Season and we are going for a ride. Team BRK’s social calendar is filling almost daily with a new parties … read more

Happy Thanksgiving: remember to play it simple

DSC03991Whatever your plans for Thanksgiving, I wish you a joyous and peaceful time with family and friends as you ponder all that you are thankful. In this very hectic season remember it’s the simple things … read more

Watermelon Fingers

DSC03451 When I was a little girl visiting my Dad’s side of the family in Borger TX, a tiny town outside of Amarillo, we would have watermelon. These weren’t normal watermelons that you find in the … read more

Silver Linings Playbook: Crabby Snacks and Homemades

crabbiesOnce I figured out what they were talking about I knew exactly what Crabby Snacks and Homemades were. The other night my friend Judy hosted a Girl’s Night In Movie Night where we watched Silver read more

How to Host a Girl’s Night Out: Presenting Smirnoff Sorbet Light

DSC03088What do you get when you take 9 beautiful women, 3 delicious cocktails, a colorful healthy meal, and a scandalous dessert? Girl’s Night Out! Last Friday I hosted a GNO for my CrossFit Ladies, we … read more

New S’mores in town: Lemon Meringue and more- Oh my!

DSC03125If there is nothing else you do this summer, then make these S’mores. To. Die. For. Period. My SIL Tonya, had a magazine clipping about making Lemon Meringue S’mores by using a schmear of Lemon … read more

How to entertain on bits of this and that: Italian Rice Cakes

DSC03166 Or how to pull a meal out of your hat. Or how to make something from nothing. So you get the idea here that I somehow pulled off a little breakfast for friends on literally … read more

Smoky 5 Layer Dip

photo (1) We went to a big end of school year bash at my brother and SIL’s house the other night. The weather was perfect and the food excellent. The people were pretty great too! In Keeping … read more

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