Jan 232014

This post on HoneyBaked Ham Catering for the big game is sponsored by HoneyBaked Ham.  All words and opinions are my own.

If you remember back before the holidays, I told you about our family’s love for HoneyBaked Ham as a Christmas Eve staple.  Granted, I’d happily eat it any day of the week, but that’s the occasion with which I’ve always associated it.  But after spending time inside one of the local HoneyBaked Ham Cafes, I found that they offer a whole lot more.

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In addition to being able to walk in and pick up a ham, I found that they also have whole and half turkey breast with that same delicious crunchy crackle.  Growing up, all our holiday dinners always included both ham and turkey, so this was a good piece of information to learn.  Now I can serve both to my guests, also, and only need to stop one place to pick them up. Continue reading »

Jan 202014

This Big Game party planning tips shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Rubbermaid and Sharpie but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #RubbermaidSharpie  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO

With the Big Game coming up, I thought I’d share some of my party planning tips and ideas.  Hopefully some of these suggestions will make it easier for you to be hanging out with your guests having fun versus stressing because you forgot to buy extra paper towels.  (And trust me, with football food, you’ll want those extra paper towels!)

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Big Game Party Planning Tips

Make a List, Check it Twice

From whom you’re inviting to what you’re serving, you’ll need a list.  The guest list is usually the easiest thing to knock out, so do that first.  Plus you’ll want to give your friends and family enough time to shift their schedules so they can attend.  Next, write out everything you need to shop for: ingredients, packaged foods, paper products, decorations, etc.  I write out a master list on paper, then do separate digital shopping lists by store on an app in my phone. Continue reading »