Bacon, Goat Cheese & Caramelized Onion Flatbread

Bacon, Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onion Flatbread - awesome savory and sweet appetizer!

I love to entertain.  My stash of pretty trays and plates and bowls and all manner of food serv-y things are evidence of that.  And when I entertain or am the entertainee, my very favorite part of any get together or party are the appetizers!  I love dips and cheese and bite-sized anything.  Crispy toast points and a soft baguette with a delicious spread of any sort.  Crisp veggies and nuts.  It is just fun to graze and nibble a little of this and a little of that.  That is, until you see this … [Continue reading...]

Creativity Unleashed Link Party #50

Join us every Thursday at 7PM EST for the Creativity Unleashed Link Party! 5 blogs, 1 BIG party!

Welcome to the Creativity Unleashed Link Party! For the record, Christmas is only a week away!  7 short, short days!  I mean, how in the world did that happen!? If you can't tell my the exclamation points and slight desperation, I am STILL not done with my Christmas shopping!  But at least it has been hopping around here at Shaken Together with all kinds of fun holiday recipes and projects! My 4 fab co-hosts have been busy little elves, too ... here is what we've all been working … [Continue reading...]

Spicy Glazed Snack Mix

Make this Spicy Glazed Snack Mix for holiday munching or game day grub! It has a hint of sweet, big bold spicy flavor and a ton of crunch! SplendaSweeties #SweetSwaps

  I created this savory Spicy Glazed Snack Mix using SPLENDA® Sweeteners as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars.  It’s good ya’ll- and all opinions are, of course, 100% my own! #SplendaSweeties #SweetSwaps Holiday snacking.  Game day grub. Let’s dish. Do you head straight for the cookies and brownies?  Or like me, do you head for the […]

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S’mores Chocolate Chip Cookies & 3rd Annual Christmas Cookie Recipe Swap!

If s'mores and chocolate chip cookies had a baby, you would get these DELICIOUS buttery cookies full of s'mores goodness!

I’m not exactly sure what it is, but cookies just seem to taste better this time of year!  Maybe it is because they are baked in full view of our Christmas tree?  Or because they are baked specifically for a holiday party?  Or maybe because I was humming my favorite Christmas song while mixing them?  […]

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Winter Fresh Air Fresheners

Make DIY Winter Fresh air fresheners - refreshing rosemary and spearmint blend for the perfect winter pick me up scent!

Can you believe we are closing in on Christmas in less than two weeks?  10 days to be exact – EEK!  I finally did a little shopping this weekend, so I have something to wrap up and put under the tree.  I also had a little time this afternoon and I was able to make […]

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Holiday Merri-Mint Mason Jar Gift

Holiday Merri-mint Mason Jar Gift - fill a mason jar with your favorite mint candy, add a few crafty embellishments and this easy inexpensive gift is ready to give!

Maybe you’ve been around a while and you know that mason jar gifts are one of my ‘things’.  Or maybe this is your first time here {WELCOME!} and now you know that mason jar gifts are one of my ‘things’.  But they are.  Little yellow chick mason jar gifts.  Lemon drop mason jar gifts. Valentine […]

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Gossip Bench Makeover with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

Gorgeous gossip bench makeover with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

I have partnered with Annie Sloan Unfolded and Chalk Paint® Decorative Paint by Annie Sloan to bring you this awesome project!  Long ago {really, like years}, my friend Gwen was moving so we stopped by her house.  And I feasted my eyes on a cute little cast off telephone table with a cracked seat, scuffed […]

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Glad Tidings Neighbor Gifts & Printable Label

Glad Tidings Neighbor Gifts - 2 sweet treats to put inside & the FREE printable label!

This post brought to you by Glad & M&M’S®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Shaken Together. It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  And our family has been blessed with some of the most wonderful friends and neighbors ever!  “Uncle Jimmy” next door is always willing to let us borrow […]

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DIY Stamped Trees Gift Wrap + 24 Creative Gift Wrap Ideas!

Super cute {and easy!} DIY stamped trees gift wrap + 24 awesome gift wrap ideas!

This fall, my talented friend Rachel of Lines Across launched Let’s Wrap Stuff, a website devoted to all things gift wrap related.  You know how much I love anything and everything related to gift giving!!  Well, to celebrate its launch, Rachel challenged me and a select group of talented bloggers to come up with a […]

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