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Cilantro Margarita recipe perfect for a summer celebration Cinco de mayo, BBQ, neighborhood block party anappealingplan.com by @KraylFunch 14 1000x

The Tastiest Cilantro Margarita

This Cilantro Margarita has a little twist on it. With super fresh ingredients it is perfect for Cinco de Mayo, a neighborhood BBQ or just a girls night on the back porch. I know you are going to love it. The main ingredients we are going to use in this cocktail are tequila, lime juice, […]

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Your Ultimate Kentucky Derby Party Planning Checklist

The Kentucky Derby is an annual horse race held in Louisville, Kentucky, on the first Saturday in May, ending the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. The stakes race for three-year-old Thoroughbreds is held at Churchill Downs on a one and a quarter miles {2 km} track. Also known as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports” […]

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How Does Karen Gillman of After The Band #CelebrateEveryday

In this interview with Karen Gillman, author of Life After the Band, we discuss An Appealing Plan, the book and how she finds ways to #CelebrateEveryday.   For the book launch I wanted to ask a few of my favorite people how they find ways in their busy schedules to celebrate everyday. The #CelebrateEveryday Interview […]

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The Paloma Cocktail Recipe

The Paloma Cocktail is a refreshing Mexican cocktail with grapefruit juice and tequila! Similar to a margarita but with a sweet tart twist of grapefruit.     The Paloma is a tequila-based cocktail, prepared by mixing tequila with a grapefruit juice and served over ice with a lime or grapefruit wedge. The glass may be rimmed […]

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It’s All About the Pink. Tablescape Inspiration.

Setting a romantic table for two or for a girlfriends brunch can be pulled together quickly with just a few pretty pink items on hand. In this episode of An Appealing Plan TV I create a sweet tablescape complete with Pink flower arrangements and Pink Ombre XOX Sugar Cookies.   Pink large plates or chargers go […]

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Pink Ombre Sugar Cookies

Show your loved ones how much they mean to you with a special treat in their briefcase, lunch bag or as an after dinner treat. These Ombre XOX sugar cookies are chic, tasty and super easy to create. 1 – Begin with our basic sugar cookie recipe 2 – Cut the rolled dough using XOX […]

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Sugar Cookies Recipe

SUGAR COOKIES RECIPE INGREDIENTS 3 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 egg, beaten 1 tablespoon milk Powdered sugar, for rolling out dough METHOD In a small bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. In a large bowl mix butter […]

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Self Care Sunday

Is it me or does it seem that this January we have an extra weekend? After the rush of 2014 I am welcoming it with open arms. Last week my body finally started to slow down from the frantic pace of the second half of the year, producing and publishing the book, heading into a […]

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On My Bedside Table

  Sometime in November I went on a book binge but per usual life, and the holiday’s, took over leaving me with little time to do any real reading – even when I did have time I found myself falling asleep from exhaustion. So now I am back in the groove with a reinforced direction […]

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Gasparilla Pirate Fest Decor For Your Home + Bar

Gasparilla. Never heard of it? Neither had I before moving to Tampa, nor did I have any fondness for Pirate decor or for that matter own anything with a Jolly Roger on it. My how things have changed. {be sure to scroll down the entire page to shop this look} To give you a little […]

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Thank you 2014! Happy New Year 2015!

Thank you 2014! What a Year You Have Been! WOW! That is really the best expression I have to express everything that has transpired in 2014. What an amazing year it has been – I actually can not believe it is already December 31st – filled with challenges, too many learning experiences to count and […]

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