I am so excited to kick this series on Overcoming Hospitality Obstacles off! The first hospitality obstacle to overcome is the thought that “I am not a good cook.”(See the introduction to the series here.) Now you may not believe me at first, but I promise hospitality is not just about the food. In fact, I… Read More Overcoming Hospitality Obstacles Part 1: “I can’t cook.”
When I first started Behind the Scenes Belle, I quickly learned that not everyone is overly excited about having guests in their home. It’s not that anyone was overtly inhospitable, most seemed to really like the idea of entertaining, it’s just that the felt there were reasons why it just wasn’t for them. So I… Read More Overcoming Hospitality Obstacles
It’s the time of year when many of us take a moment after the delightful chaos of the holidays, and before the new year begins to reflect and resolve to do new things in coming year. Yes, it’s time to make the resolutions. Most people tend to make resolutions within the same few categories: health,… Read More Making Hospitality Resolutions
These easy three-ingredient Sausage Bites are very easy to make and take, or just to have as a simple breakfast or snack at home. Simple recipes are my absolute favorite because I am usually short on time and my culinary skills leave a lot to be desired. These Sausage Bites always receive compliments (one of… Read More Impressive & Easy Sausage Bites
Back again with another quick, simple and delicious addition to any spread. This easy and elegant Date Nut Ball works well to add some sweetness to a finger food spread or can serve as a dessert on its own. My mom has made this for years, and I have shied away because I honestly thought… Read More Easy and Elegant Date Nut Ball
Everyone loves a homemade sweet treat especially during the holidays, but people sometime dread all the steps (I don’t own a candy thermometer nor would I know what to do with it if I had one.) and expense that can go into making them. Well, I will be sharing a few that are super easy… Read More Crock Pot Candy – Quick and Easy Homemade Sweet Treat to Serve and Give
I am putting together a post on common barriers to entertaining, and would love to know your thoughts. I think most of us like the thought of having friends and family in our home on a regular basis, but we don’t always follow through. My lovely friends on Facebook have shared several of their thoughts… Read More What keeps you from entertaining?