July Fourth marks the official start of the summer entertaining season in my book. In our house, the kids are finally home from school, they haven't started camp yet, and we are finally able to kick back, let loose, and enjoy good food and refreshing cocktails and mocktails with friends and family.
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Inspiring Summer Food Boards
The long weekend is upon us, and I couldn't be more ready for fun, sun, and delicious bits, bites, and sips. When it's hot out, I tend to shift my eating patterns. Instead of craving big meals, I prefer light plates, finger foods, salads, and appetizers. Don't get me wrong--I'm always game for a hearty barbecue; but, most days, I'd be happy with a plate of cheese and a glass of rosé. Bring on the charcuterie!
Food boards are all the rage these days, and I'm excited to make a few trendy and tasty creations for the people I love. So I've rounded up a few to incite some inspiration. Alfresco entertaining at its finest. Enjoy.
How to Make a Charcuterie Board
Wonderful introduction to creating a food board and easy step-by-step instructions. Get the details from www.spendwithpennies.com here.
Fresh Fruit Board
We got this inspiration fro the With Salt and Pepper blog.
Bagel and Lox Brunch Board
I love the idea of a breakfast board. While it's work to prepare, you can sit back and enjoy it with the crew. Get the scoop on this Bagel and Lox Brunch Board via Feed Feed.
Get Out and Play with a Smarter Set of Wheels
Our family has been through many wheels over the years. Since we are mostly an urban family, our kids found scootering the best way to get to school. My kids got bigger, so I’ve been researching options for them. Now it's time for an upgrade to our wheels and we've got some ...read more
The Best Diaper Pails and Accessories
I do believe diapering is the one activity we do the most of when our kiddos are young. For more months than I care to remember, I changed diaper after diaper after diaper. An all inclusive list of the best diaper pails and diaper accessories would have been so very helpful. ...read more
Breast Cancer Awareness Tips to Empower Yourself
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we are all about sharing tips to keep our busy moms healthy and at the top of their game. I think it's safe to say, we are all aware of Breast Cancer, but when it comes to breast-cancer prevention, we are sharing tips to help you feel ...read more
Date Night Appetizer Board
Upgrade your snack plate for date night with this pretty little board. It would be perfect to take outside and stargaze. Get the details on creating this Date Night Appetizer Board via KelleyNan.
Sweet and Salty Snack Board
Throwing a party with kids involved? This board is loaded with kid-friendly snacks. Get all the details on the Sweet and Salty Snack Board via Two Peas and Their Pods.
Bastille Day Cheese Board
You may have heard it referred to as “the French 4th of July”, but this patriotic spread can be used on any summer holiday. Get the instructions here Bastille Day Cheese Board via Camille Styles.
MORE FOOD IDEAS FROM MOMTRENDS
Use Pinterest to plan your meals and save new recipes. Be sure to to follow our Recipes to Inspire board here.
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