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Well, I blinked and summer was gone.  I feel like I say this every year, but this one really went faster than ever! I hope everyone gets to enjoy their long Labor Day weekend with whatever you may have planned. I picked out some of my best and easiest food ideas for your potluck, cook out, picnic, whatever!

Labor Day Recipe Ideas for the holiday weekend grilling.

My holiday weekend will be nothing short of wonderful as Mr. Wishes surprised me with a trip to NYC to see my favorite shows on Broadway.  I have been DYING to see Les Miserables for the longest time now and he is making my wish come true.  We are also planning on seeing Aladdin and Phantom of the Opera if time permits.  Then we are heading down to Orlando to hit up Disney World and the Night of Joy concert they have there once a year where Chris Tomlin and Hillsong United will be performing.  Between seeing these beloved broadway shows (including my favorite broadway star EVER in Les Mis) and going to Magic Kingdom, I think there’s a good chance I am going to need CPR at some point during this trip.  So beyond excited!  Have a great weekend!


This refreshing blended drink recipe is the perfect way to cool down on a hot day! The fresh, summery flavors of this frozen Caribbean Slush are simply delicious.

Caribbean Slush

This frozen strawberry daiquiri recipe makes for a refreshing cocktail after a long, hot summer day. It is made with frozen fruit bars and I even included a kid-friendly version!

Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri

Watermelon Lemon Cooler with Mint

Watermelon Lemon Cooler

Easy Strawberry or Raspberry Sherbet Party Punch recipe for a holiday party, birthday, wedding.

Strawberry Party Punch

The best and very easy recipe for the popular cocktail, the Pina Colada.

The Best Pina Colada

Main Course

Super easy, healthy restaurant-quality Grilled Pesto Chicken and Tomato Kabobs recipe for summer grilling and entertaining!

Grilled Pesto Chicken Tomato Kabobs

Caprese Burgers on English Muffins with Balsamic Glaze

Caprese Burgers & Balsamic Glaze on English Muffins

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Burgers Recipe

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Burgers

Tandoori Chicken Burger recipe made on naan bread perfect for any summer BBQ, picnic, or fourth of July cook out.

Tandoori Chicken Burgers

These delicious Grilled Stuffed Eggplant Boats can be served as an appetizer or a main course and are fun for a summer grilling recipe.

Grilled Eggplant Boats

Appetizers and Side Dishes

An easy, yet very delicious pasta salad is the perfect side dish for any BBQ, picnic, pot luck, or cook out.

Simple Pasta Salad

Tender red potatoes, hard-boiled eggs, and bright green bell pepper get tossed together to create this delicious Potato Salad recipe that is perfect for Summer picnics or Memorial Day!

Creamy Potato Salad

Baked Vidalia Onion Dip is a cheesy dip that you will love so much you'll have a hard time tearing yourself away from the appetizer table.

Baked Vidalia Onion Dip

Caprese Pasta Salad Recipe that is great for any BBQ or party where you need to feed a crowd. Easy!

Caprese Pasta Salad

Creamy Garlic Shells Recipe. Perfect side dish for any barbeque or any occasion.

Creamy Garlic Shells

Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad is a delicious and healthy Mexican food dish made with avocado and Greek yogurt.

Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad

Pasta with Peas Smoked Almonds and Dill recipe makes a great side dish when grilling out. Can also be a main vegetarian course.

Pasta Salad with Peas, Dill, and Almonds

Crunchy Asian Slaw Recipe made with Ramen noodles. Perfect for a side dish to any party or barbeque.

Crunch Asian Slaw


S'mores Pie dessert Recipe with a graham cracker crust and marshmallow creme

S’mores Pie

Creamy lemon cheesecake bars recipe swirled with blueberries on a simple graham cracker crust.

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Cocoa Pebbles Ice Cream Cake is a quick and easy dessert recipe incorporating your favorite kid cereal with vanilla ice cream and melted white chocolate.

Cocoa Pebbles Ice Cream Cake

Birthday Cake Ice Cream Cups Recipe

Birthday Cake Ice Cream Cups

Frozen S'mores made with Perry's Peanut Butter Chip Frozen Yogurt

Frozen S’mores

Golden Graham S'mores Bars

Golden Grahams S’mores Bars

Happy Labor Day!

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