Weekend Whooopeee!

Super Bowl
for the guys

Bed N' Bath
for the girls

Yes, we have reached a happy medium here. This blog is going for a lil weekend off. As my DH, CG and myself run away for a weekend P A R T Y ! We have invited our friends and neighbors to a local Bed N' Bath for a Super Bowl Weekend Party. And I am so excited to get some time away from the ol' hacienda.

So here are a few of the yummies I am making for the snacks:

Fiesta Cream Cheese Spread

CATEGORY: Appetizer
TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
* 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
* 1/4 cup chunky salsa
* 1/4 cup apricot preserves or orange marmalade
* 2 tablespoons chopped avocado
* 1 tablespoon chopped ripe olive
* Assorted crackers

Place cream cheese on a serving plate. In a small bowl, combine salsa and preserves; spread over cream cheese. Sprinkle with avocado and olives . Serve with crackers. Yield: 8 servings.

Best Grape Salad

Its very creamy and sweet, and a great mix of flavors. It will be the best thing you ever use grapes for!! (except maybe wine!) Thanks Nessa for finding me this one.

* 2 lbs green seedless grapes
* 2 lbs red seedless grapes
* 8 ounces sour cream
* 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
* 1/2 cup granulated sugar
* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, to taste

Topping Ingredients
* 1 cup brown sugar, packed, to taste
* 1 cup crushed pecans, to taste


1. Wash and stem grapes.
2. Set aside.
3. Mix sour cream, cream cheese, white sugar and vanilla by hand until blended.
4. Stir grapes into mixture, and pour in large serving bowl.
5. For topping: Combine brown sugar, and crushed pecans.
6. Sprinkle over top of grapes to cover completely.
7. Chill overnight.

Buffalo Chicken Dip

* 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
* 1 can (10 ounces) chunk white chicken, drained
* 1/2 cup buffalo wing sauce
* 1/2 cup ranch salad dressing
* 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
* Tortilla chips

Spread cream cheese into an ungreased shallow 1-qt. baking dish. Layer with chicken, buffalo wing sauce and ranch dressing. Sprinkle with cheese.
Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve warm with tortilla chips. Yield: about 2 cups.

I will see y'all again on Monday. Happy weekend to all!


  1. Hey, I'm making the buffalo chicken dip too. Great minds (or crazed minds) must think alike. Have a great time.

  2. I may give that grape one a try. Thanks.

    Also- Thanks for the heads up on the bread crumbs. I really appreciate it.

  3. Yum. Buffalo Chicken Dip is a favorite for the Super Bowl. It has it's own website:www.buffalochickendip.com and it's own facebook page! Just make sure when you use canned chicken you use a name brand like Swanson. It's made with only with meat (I work for them so I know) and I always want only white meat in my recipe! It's better for ya you know? ; )

  4. Hi Lynette, it is so nice to be here in your blog. I find it fun and cozy. Thanks for the recipe, I will try this. I believe my husband and I will love it.
    Have a happy Monday. :)

  5. Hope you had a great time and your team won?

    I make that Grape Salad and it's always a huge hit wherever it goes!

  6. Yummy. I am trying that fiesta spread this weekend. We are having guests.


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