Recipes and Food - Celebrating Family

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 […]

Longhorn Steakhouse Grilling Tips and Menu Must Haves

Longhorn Steakhouse has been around since 1981 and if you have never eaten at LongHorn, you are truly missing out. This is one of those rare places where you can always count on a good meal and a perfect steak. I recently visited LongHorn and had a fun Q&A with manager and former LongHorn grillmaster, Mike […]

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 […]

Football Party Food, Decor, and Party Favors

  One of my favorites days of the year is the day of the Big Game. I love football and like many of you, I love cheering for my favorite team. The fun of watching the game at home is multiplied exponentially when I have family and friends over to cheer along with me. Homegating […]

Kung Fu Panda Marshmallow Pops

I was so excited when I heard that the third installment of Kung Fu Panda was finally being released. We loved the first two movies and are counting down the days until we can see the newest movie. Are you excited as well? To celebrate, my kiddos and I made up some easy panda-inspired marshmallow […]

Star Wars Tie Fighter Cookies

After an over 30 year wait, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is finally here! I celebrated by joining up with 14 other Star Wars loving bloggers to bring you 15 Star Wars: The Force Awakens creations YOU can make. My contribution is the fun and easy Tie Fighter Cookies. These are so easy to make that […]

Minions Layer Cake

Minions. There is so much fun in that one little word. My family loves the minions so when we heard they were getting their own movie, we were very excited. We watched Illumination Entertainment’s Minions movie in theaters and ever since my daughter has been begging me to buy it. I went out and bought […]

Spicy Chocolate Popcorn

I am a life-long Peanuts fan and I am so very excited about the new movie! To celebrate, I joined a fun group of bloggers to create Peanuts-inspired recipes and crafts. Each creation is based on a Peanuts character. I picked the Little Red-Haired Girl because I always found her character to be fun and […]

Grilled Chicken Teriyaki Strips and Coleslaw with Pineapple – School Lunch Elevated

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ChooseSmart #CollectiveBias Today’s kids work hard at school and they deserve a nutritious lunch that is more than just a daily sandwich. Sandwiches can be amazing and nutritious, but they can get to be a force of habit […]