Recipes and Food - Celebrating Family

5 Tips for a Successful Meatless Monday

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyWayToVeg #CollectiveBias Meatless Monday is growing in popularity with more and more meat-eating people committing to go meat-free one day a week. Motivation varies from trying to make healthier choices to reducing one’s impact on the environment. I hope […]

Family Dinners, Italian Style

Compensation was provided by Bertolli Frozen Meals. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Bertolli Frozen Meals. Italian food is one of my favorite things to eat. Eating Italian food has always seemed like a special occasion to me. I think it is just inherent […]

Red Sea Party Punch

Football season is in full swing and in celebration I’ve joined a group of bloggers from all over the country — all of whom are big football fans — to bring you football-inspired recipes this season. Last month we shared our favorite tailgating recipes, and now we are sharing more than 60 recipes for celebrating […]

Grilled Asparagus

With the official start of football season around the corner, it’s time to tailgate. Sundays are so much better this time of the year! To celebrate, I joined a group of 64 bloggers (two for each team) from all over the country to bring you recipe ideas for a terrific football party. Click on their links at […]

Caramel Apple Snack Mix

Fall is my favorite time of year.  I love the colors, flavors, and holidays of fall. To celebrate autumn, I whipped up a fun and tasty recipe to share with you all. This caramel apple snack mix is simple, easy, and delicious. There are only five ingredients: Cheerios, dried apples, peanuts, caramel bits, and cinnamon. Scroll […]

Tomato Sandwich with Dill Mayo

Growing up, one of my favorite sandwiches was the tomato sandwich. My mom used to make them with tomatoes and sandwich spread, adding cheese most of the time. As I grew up, my tastes changed and I altered her version a little; I use mayo with dill and never add cheese. This is such a […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Tea (FREE Printable)

I love tea. Aside from being delicious, tea is packed with antioxidants, is easy to make, and is known for creating special moments. I have shared tea with countless friends and family members in my home. It is an intimate drink that makes people feel like they are sharing something special at tea time. Even Alice, a girl on a mission, knew the value of drinking tea when […]

Get Grilling and Tailgating Tips from LongHorn Grill Masters This Labor Day

  I cannot believe it is nearly Labor Day already! While I love fall, I am going to miss so much about summer! Here is some good news, though. Longhorn wants to help you grill your best this Labor Day weekend. Ever wonder how to get great diamond marks on your steak or how to season your meat perfectly? […]

Marinated Veggie Kabobs and Ribeyes #BestSummerBBQ

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #BestSummerBBQ #CollectiveBias Even though it is crazy hot here in Arizona during the summer, it is still grilling season. Cooking outside is fun and the results are so very tasty. One grilling truth is that it is […]

Batman vs Superman Candy Strawberries

In case you haven’t heard, there are going to be a few superhero battles this summer. The first clash to hit the big screens is Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice. I grew up with Christopher Reeve as Superman and even though I watched re-runs of Adam West as Batman, I never really got into Batman. […]

Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

If you have been following Celebrating Family for any time, you know that I like to keep things simple. I also really love making desserts and treats that look complicated but are not. Whenever I make ice cream sandwiches, my kids get all excited and act like I should sign up for the next episode […]

Hosting a Championship Worthy Basketball Party

I love basketball because it is such a fast paced game and there is hardly ever a dull moment. If you combine the fun of basketball with family, friends, and tasty food and drinks, you will easily have a championship worthy basketball party. When we have people over to watch basketball, I like to have […]