Simple food, present mind, and passionate heart

Simple food, present mind, and passionate heart

Tag: Hosting

How to do Thanksgiving table decor on a budget & my favorite red and white wines to add to any holiday feast <3

How to do Thanksgiving table decor on a budget & my favorite red and white wines to add to any holiday feast <3

I was just on the phone with my good friend Courtney and realized that I better get this blog out because Thanksgiving is next week already! I was sure that it was still two weeks out. That means that I need to get my butt […]

Sparkling Grapefruit Margarita and Pineapple Rice Bowls

Sparkling Grapefruit Margarita and Pineapple Rice Bowls

I am finally hopping on here again after a few week hiatus!  I often start my blogs like that but I want to point it out since it speaks to what I am trying to be all about which is, giving myself grace to not […]

Happy Third Birthday to our little Super Hero

Happy Third Birthday to our little Super Hero

I wanted to share some of the wins from the last party we hosted for our little guy Asher, because it was an overall big win for me personally. I really enjoy hosting gatherings with people that I love, and sometimes hosting can feel stressful […]

Secrets to a casual baby shower – Build your own Crepe Bar

Secrets to a casual baby shower – Build your own Crepe Bar

I recently had the pleasure of hosting a casual baby shower for a good friend of mine, who happens to be due with baby number 1, just two weeks before I have baby number 2!!!  It was soooo much fun but it would not have […]

Summer Vegetable Soup paired with ONEHOPE Italian Presecco

Summer Vegetable Soup paired with ONEHOPE Italian Presecco

Food and wine pairing is not something I was always great at, or even worried about.  Truth be told, I really became the most educated after I started with ONEHOPE Wine.  I have always been a huge foodie, meaning I love to try new foods […]

Sparkling Sorbet Float

Sparkling Sorbet Float

Sparkling Rose Float   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Total time 5 mins   Make your brunch extra fancy with this sparkling sorbet float!! Author: Jessica Recipe type: Drinks Ingredients ONEHOPE Wine North Coast Sparkling Rose Your choice raspberry or strawberry sorbet Fresh raspberries […]

ONEHOPE Creamy Champagne HO HO Cocktail

ONEHOPE Creamy Champagne HO HO Cocktail

  The holiday season… for me this means September 1st to January 2nd… it truly is my favorite time of year.  It’s full of family, friends, good food/drinks, and more.  There really seems to be a magic in the air that most people catch.  It’s […]

Thanksgiving Hosting Checklist

Thanksgiving Hosting Checklist

Have you ever hosted Thanksgiving and had it stress you out?  Are you thinking about hosting Thanksgiving but don’t know where to start?  This checklist will help you get started on a low stress, hosting experience.  I just started hosting Thanksgiving 4 years ago, and […]

Welcome to B: by jess and jenn

Welcome to B: by jess and jenn

Hi Friends, We are glad to have you here and welcome to B: by jess and jenn. We would like to start off by saying thank you for taking the time to read our blog and being part of what we love to do. So […]