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Teamwork Ocean-Inspired Tablescape from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Teamwork Tablescape

This ocean-inspired teamwork tablescape accompanies our Family Dinner Book Club selection for this month. January is all about Teamwork, and our lead book is Swimmy by Leo Lionni. Check out the Teamwork Stew menu, a full reading list, and family activities. Our table runner is a long piece of craft paper that we finger-painted various […] Read more…

Friday Frenzy Episode 25

  Welcome to the Friday Frenzy Link Party, the best food and craft link party on the web! Why is it the best? When you link your favorite posts to the Friday Frenzy, your posts will be seen across 9 blogs for NINE TIMES the exposure. We ask all linkers to pin the featured posts […] Read more…

An Uncommon Holiday

Over the years, David and I have been becoming more socially and environmentally conscious. We strive to make a difference in our world through our acts, our relationships with our children and friends, our donations to worthy causes, and our spending habits. It is a fact of life that we have to spend money to […] Read more…

Autumn Dinner Party Menu from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Autumn Dinner Party Menu

When I was in culinary school, my uncle went gaga over my newfound skills, and picked my brain as often as he could. We started cooking together, and throwing dinner parties together, and now that he lives halfway across the country and throws his own dinner parties, he regals his guests with tales of what […] Read more…

Rustic Hanukkah Tablescape from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Rustic Hanukkah Tablescape

This is our first Hanukkah as an official Jewish household – since David converted in May, but it is our third celebrating and learning all about the holiday and traditions. I shared one of our Hanukkah menus the other day, so of course we needed a tablescape to accompany. I’m calling it a rustic Hanukkah […] Read more…

Hint of Mint Cocoa Cookies recipe from ChefSarahElizabeth.com #FBLCookieExchange

Hint of Mint Cocoa Cookies

Hint of Mint Cocoa Cookies for the Food Bloggers Love Cookie Exchange! This is such a fun swap to participate in each year. I get to come up with a new cookie to send to 3 other bloggers, and I get to receive cookies from 3 different bloggers. Deliciousness and creativity abound in this swap. […] Read more…

Too Many Tamales family dinner menu from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Too Many Tamales – Family Dinner Book Club

Our Family Dinner Book Club selection for the month of December is Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto. Here you’ll find a menu that can be prepared with the help of your children, as well as festive table decorations, and will hopefully be a fun and interactive activity for the whole family. Head over to […] Read more…

Mexican-Inspired Christmas Tablescape from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Mexican-Inspired Christmas Tablescape

We’re getting ready for our Too Many Tamales feast with Family Dinner Book Club, but first let’s set up our festive tablescape! Too Many Tamales features a Mexican family getting ready to celebrate Christmas. I researched Mexican Christmas traditions, and found that typical colors are vibrant rainbow colors for this season. The piñata was originally […] Read more…

Planes Trains Automobiles dinner menu from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Planes, Trains and Automobiles – Food n Flix

This month’s movie for Food n Flix is Planes, Trains and Automobiles and is hosted over on Amy’s Cooking Adventures. This is such a classic Thanksgiving movie, the perfect choice for November! I hadn’t watched in several years, but I still remembered most of the film. This was David’s first time watching, and I think […] Read more…

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