Posts Tagged ‘Summer’

BBQ Grill Cookies

by Jillian Leslie on

Grill cookies | Catchmyparty.com

Wait until you see how adorable these BBQ grill cookies are! They are perfect for your summer BBQs. Your guests will be impressed and you don’t need to be an expert in cookie decorating to make them!

BBQ Grill Cookies DIY

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Why I Think This Is The Best Craft To Keep Your Kids Busy This Summer

by Jillian Leslie on

Hawaiian Paper Lei Kids Craft | CatchMyParty.com

Now that we're getting into late summer, your kids have probably watched a fair amount of Netflix. My daughter's actually getting bored of it... what?! :)

So I wanted to bring you this Hawaiian paper lei kid craft to keep your kids engrossed long enough for you to do the laundry and maybe even catch your own favorite Netflix show. What makes this my favorite craft is that it's entertaining for older kids (especially if they're doing the paper punching), simple for the youngsters, there's no big mess to clean up at the end, the supplies are inexpensive, and everyone gets something pretty to wear when done. Told you it was a good one!

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Memorial Day Recipes + Free Printables

by Jillian Leslie on

Memorial Day Recipes | CatchMyParty.com

I wanted to pull together some of my favorite recipes from Catch My Party to help you plan your Memorial Day BBQs. These recipes are fast, easy, and definite crowd pleasers.

I've also included some free BBQ party printables at the end of the post so you can easily give your parties some style. Just print them out, grab your scissors, and start decorating! Check out the yummy recipes and free printables below (they're worth a look)...

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Fruit and Herb Ice Cubes

by Jillian Leslie on

Fruit and Herb Ice Cubes | CatchMyParty.com

This fresh and summery fruit and herb ice cubes idea is from Shauna at Ella and Annie Magazine! What an easy way to add a little color and flavor to your beverages.

Not only are these fruit and herb ice cubes so pretty to look at, they actually add a bit of flavor to a glass of sparkling water! These are perfect additions to your favorite spring and summer drinks. Such a simple idea will go a long way when entertaining your guests and you can get creative with what fruits and herbs you use. Yum!

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Egg Bread Hot Dog Bun Recipe

by Jillian Leslie on

Homemade egg bread hot dog bun recipe | CatchMyParty.com

We were asked by Hebrew National to come up with a recipe that would take our summer hot dog grilling to a whole new level. We came up with this egg bread hot dog bun recipe to give our Hebrew National hot dogs even more depth and flavor.

These buns are rich and eggy, and hold up nicely to the salty, smokiness, of the hot dog. They've got a crunchy exterior and a soft interior, and feel much more substantial (plus, much tastier) than buns you buy at the store.

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Peach Blueberry Muffin Tin Pie Recipe

by Jillian Leslie on

Peach Blueberry Muffin Tin Pie Recipe | CatchMyParty.com

I was asked by PAM Cooking Spray to come up with a healthy recipe for summer. I knew I wanted to make something that incorporated all of the incredible summer fruit I'm seeing at the farmer's market, so I decided a pie was in order.

But not just a big 'ol pie, but mini pies I could make in a muffin tin. I thought they'd be more portable and bite size, great for outdoor entertaining, plus aren't they darn cute?

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Summer Challah French Toast Recipe

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Challah French Toast Recipe with Nutella and Strawberries | CatchMyParty.com

I love the taste of challah. It's soft, light, eggy, and a tiny bit sweet. For those who don't know, challah is a traditional egg bread eaten by many cultures, but especially by Jews at the sabbath.

It's also my favorite bread to make French toast with, because it brings so much flavor and richness all by itself.  But this time I wanted to step out of my French toast comfort zone, and add some new flavors for summer.

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