Easy Pasta Salad Recipes - The BEST Yummy Side Dishes for Barbecues, Potlucks and Summer Dinner Parties - Crowd Pleasing Favorites - Dreaming in DIY
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Easy Pasta Salads Recipes – The BEST Yummy Barbecue Side Dishes, Potluck Favorites and Summer Dinner Party Crowd Pleasers


Easy Pasta Salad Recipes - The BEST Yummy Barbecue Side Dishes, Potluck Favorites and Summer Dinner Party Crowd Pleasers - Dreaming in DIY
Everyone will be asking for a copy of your recipe when you bring one of these yummy pasta salads as your side dish to the next block party.   Spring,  Summer and Fall are packed with outdoor dinner parties, BBQs and potlucks, so be prepared with the best, easy and delicious crowd pleasing recipes!  4th of July holiday picnics in the park, Easter and Mother’s Day brunches, Father’s Day dinner and summer birthday party feasts galore all call for a fresh side dish or three!  No party menu is complete without a few quick and yummy pasta salad side dishes!  Macaroni salads packed with mouth-watering flavors, bowtie pasta delights, surprising cold spaghetti dishes everyone will be raving about and then some.  Whether you need to make a big batch for an extended family reunion or a small side dish for family night dinner out back by the grill – we’ve got you covered.  Even the really picky eaters will be going back for seconds.  Bring on the barbecues and potlucks!   Don’t plan on taking home any leftovers and watch your fingers – these family favorite hits will be devoured in a flash.

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Favorite EASY Pies Recipes - Brunch Dessert No-Bake + Bake Musts for Holidays and Parties - Dreaming in DIY

Favorite EASY Pies Recipes – Brunch Dessert No-Bake + Bake Musts

Favorite EASY Pies Recipes - Brunch Dessert No-Bake + Bake Musts for Holidays and Parties - Dreaming in DIY - Perfect for for Easter and Mother's Day Spring and Summer brunch dessert tables, 4th of July barbecues, summer potlucks, neighborhood block parties and birthdays. Are you ready to brunch SO hard this year?  Pies are always a must for Easter and Mother’s Day Spring and Summer brunch dessert tables,  4th of July barbecues, summer potlucks, neighborhood block parties and birthdays.  Totally a given for Father’s Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner.  But really –  when isn’t pie a welcome treat?   I’d prefer Birthday Pie to predictable cake every single time.  These recipes are going to make your mouth start watering and test your willpower.   I hope you are ready for the yummiest bake and no-bake versions around!   We’ve gathered the most popular classics, All-American favorites, family recipes that have been handed down from generation to generation.  PLUS, we stumbled upon some new, exciting flavor combinations you and your guests are going to love!   Scooch on over same ole boring cake.  Let’s make a whole buncha room for a pretty and scrumptious PIE or three on the party menu! 

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The Best EASY Sheet Cakes Recipes - Simple and Quick Party Crowds Desserts for Holidays and Family Celebrations - Dreaming in DIY
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The Best EASY Sheet Cakes Recipes – Simple Party Crowds Desserts

The Best EASY Sheet Cakes Recipes - Simple and Quick Party Crowds Desserts for Holidays, Special Occasions and Family Celebrations - Dreaming in DIY

Hands down, sheet cakes are the easiest and most scrumptious way to serve dessert to a big crowd of hungry, sweets craving party people!  Most take less than 30 minutes and are so simple to cut into neat little squares for your guest!  Perfect for Easter and Mother’s Day brunches, big monumental birthday bashes, the epic graduation party, large crowds for Thanksgiving, weddings, anniversary milestones, extended family reunions, office staff Christmas parties and more!  Whatever the special occasion or reason for your large group get together – any of these yummy, easy sheet cakes will be perfect!   We’ve found all of your favorite popular cake and yummy frosting flavors PLUS some fresh new ideas that will have your tummy growling and mouth watering.   Pre-heat your oven and let’s get ready to bake up some delicious big batch desserts! 

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The BEST Cheesecakes Recipes - Favorite Easy Party Desserts for Easter, Mother's Day Brunches or any celebration - Dreaming in DIY
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The BEST Cheesecake Recipes – Favorite Easy Party Desserts

Cheesecake is always a dessert menu MUST at any holiday dinner, Spring, Summer, Easter and Mother’s Day Brunches and perfect for Baby and Bridal Showers!  But when isn’t it the absolute best choice?  Your dessert table isn’t complete without some version of this all-time favorite celebration treat.   For Father’s Day, Christmas and his Birthday, homemade cheesecake is the only gift our Dad requested (demanded) every single year!   And with good reason,  it’s truly happiness in dessert form.   Don’t be intimidated – we found yummy versions for everyone’s baking and kitchen skills level (including level:  I don’t bake.  Ever.) and in every imaginable flavor combination!  From bite sized, darling mini individual servings recipes and easy no-bake quick favorites, to decadent full sized versions to serve to a big crowd.   Make any day memorable and EXTRA special with one of these amazing dessert recipes.  Get ready to save your favorites for every upcoming special occasion, holiday party and family fun night get together! 

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The BEST Easy Non-Alcoholic Drinks Recipes - Creative Mocktails and Family Friendly, Alcohol-Free, Big Batch Party Beverages for a Crowd! - Dreaming in DIY
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The BEST Easy Non-Alcoholic Drinks Recipes – Creative Mocktails and Family Friendly, Alcohol-Free, Big Batch Party Beverages for a Crowd!

The BEST Easy Non-Alcoholic Drinks Recipes - Creative Mocktails and Family Friendly, Alcohol-Free, Big Batch Party Beverages for a Crowd! - Dreaming in DIYLooking for the perfect, creative, non-alcoholic drink recipes for the baby shower you are hosting,  your teen’s epic birthday party or big ole happy family holiday party?  Kids and adults of all ages will LOVE these delicious, easy, thirst quenching beverages.  Whether you want to sit out on the patio and enjoy a scrumptious alcohol-free mocktail with your favorite book –  or whip up a big pitcher of something sweet to share with the kids, there is something for everyone.   We found frosty blender tropical virgin concoctions, easy large batch crowd pleasing party punch recipes and more.  These delicious and refreshing drink recipes are SO easy and perfect for your family friendly celebrations all year round.   Every day can feel like a staycation – just grab your favorite pretty party glass and your festive paper straws and let’s get sippin’!  

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The BEST Easy Lemon Desserts and Treats Recipes - Perfect For Easter, Mother's Day Brunch, Bridal or Baby Showers and Pretty Spring through Summer Holiday Party Refreshments! - Dreaming in DIY
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The BEST Easy Lemon Desserts and Treats Recipes – Perfect For Easter, Mother’s Day Brunch, Bridal or Baby Showers and Pretty Spring and Summer Holiday Party Refreshments!

If you are anything like us and LEMON is your favorite dessert flavor in the history of ever – you have come to the right place!  Lovely lemony yumminess is perfect for Spring and Summer – but we show it culinary love  ALL.  YEAR.  LONG!  Because:  YUM!  We’ve found the best of the BEST, easy zesty desserts and treats recipes in scrumptious lemon to complete your holiday brunch menus for Easter and Mother’s Day, Bridal and Baby Shower Dessert Tables and Spring Dinner Party Menus!   And let’s not forget the birthday parties of your friends and family who also love all things LEMON (good genes)!  Quick and easy lemon cakes, lemon cookies, lemon pies, lemon scones and bars and lemony treats you never even knew you needed.  Pucker up – this is you hitting the lemon recipe jackpot!   Cha-CHING!

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The BEST Bite Size Dessert Recipes - Mini, Individual, Yummy Treats, Perfectly Pretty for Your Baby and Bridal Showers, Birthday Party Dessert Tables and Holiday Celebrations! Dreaming in DIY
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The BEST Bite Size Desserts Recipes and Mini, Individual, Yummy Treats – Perfectly Pretty for Your Baby and Bridal Showers, Weddings and Birthday Party Dessert Tables and Holiday Celebrations!

Looking for the prettiest little bite-sized treats recipes, individual mouth-watering desserts and mini decadent refreshments for your party – plus, EASY?   I don’t know what it is about mini versions of any kind of food (especially dessert!) – but they make me SO happy!  Individual servings are always so much prettier, and since it’s rumored that we eat first with our eyes, they are just that much yummier!   I could show you charts and data, but I have a feeling you agree that we don’t need science and proof to know this is a fact.    Bite-sized desserts and miniature size treats recipes are PERFECT for (every single minute of every single day – but ESPECIALLY):

  • Baby Showers
  • Bridal Showers
  • Weddings
  • Birthday Party Dessert Tables
  • Valentine’s Day
  • Easter
  • Mother’s Day
  • Book Club
  • Mixers, Dances and Socials
  • Girls’ Night In
  • Yummy Treat Gift Baskets
  • Saying You are Sorry (they guarantee you’ll be forgiven, every single time)
  • Netflix Marathons

I really can’t think of a holiday or occasion where they aren’t the right answer.  Can you? Continue reading →

The BEST Valentine's Day FREE Printables - Kids Classmate Cards, Valentine Party Decorations, Hearts, Love, Red and Pink Themed Artwork Home Decor and Holiday Greeting Cards for your Sweethearts! - Dreaming in DIY
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The BEST Valentine’s Day FREE Printables – Kids Classmate Cards, Valentine Party Decorations, Hearts, Love, Red and Pink Themed Artwork Home Decor and Holiday Greeting Cards for your Sweethearts!

Calling all CUPIDS!  We’ve found the prettiest, fun and clever FREE Valentine’s Day Printables for Sweethearts and BFFs!  There’s games, gift tags, holiday home decorations,  paper crafts, popular candy and homemade treats toppers, greeting cards for your husband, kids and friends and so much more!  Whether you need to print off some last minute Valentine exchange party cards for your kids’ school classmates or want to string up a banner and put stickers on little gifts – we’ve found the PERFECT FREE printables  and paper crafts for the holiday that’s overflowing with all things LOVE and HEARTS: 

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The BEST FREE Printable Calendars for 2017 Organization and Planning! The prettiest color schemes and designs with various sizes to fit any decor! - Dreaming in DIY
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The BEST FREE Printable Calendars for 2017 Organization and Planning! Editable, Portrait, Landscape, Single Sheet Year at a Glance and Mini Versions!

Looking for the perfect FREE PRINTABLE 2017 Calendars to organize  and plan out your new year?  These pretty calendars are the BEST of the best!  Adorable color schemes, various sizes and orientation {portrait AND landscape options!} and some are even editable!   Choose from monthly free printable pages to single page year at a glance options.  From fancy schmancy detailed gorgeousness to “just the facts, Jack” versions that won’t gobble up your entire ink cartridge – we’ve found the BEST Free Printable 2017 Calendars for every room and decor style in your house! 

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The BEST DIY Gifts for Teens, Tweens and Friends - Easy, Unique and Cheap Handmade Christmas or Birthday Present Ideas to make for you and your BFFs! - Dreaming in DIY

The BEST DIY Gifts for Teens, Tweens and Best Friends – Easy, Unique and Cheap Handmade Christmas or Birthday Present Ideas to make for you and your BFFs!

Your BFF is one of a kind and so it makes sense that their gift from you should be too, right?  So right.  So you’re gonna need to make it yourself!  We’ve found some GREAT handmade present ideas that are quick, easy, cheap and unique.  Make one for you and one for your best girlfriends, frousins, siblings, boyfriend, even the teacher!   These would be SO perfect for Birthday prezzies,  Secret Santa ideas, gift exchanges, white elephant parties, back to school crafts or just to make any ole time you want something NOBODY else will have!   Come check out all the stuff you just GOTTA MAKE! 

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