Godiva Dark Chocolate Liqueur Recipes for your Bridal Shower and Wedding


Godiva very kindly sent me some free samples of their dark chocolate liqueur to review, and I LOVE it. Especially the little favor bottles it comes in — so perfect for your out-of-town guests’ welcome basket and as wedding favors.

And here are some ultra-tasty recipes that you can use to DIY wedding drinks:



DIY Wedding and Bridal Shower Recipes from the Weekend Table Blog: Spinach Balls With Mustard Sauce

julie spinach balls

The Weekend Table blog is one of my all-time favorites for terrific recipes perfect for bridal showers, engagement parties, late-night bites after an early-end wedding, and more.

Julie’s recipe for Spinach Balls is a winner, so check out the recipe! And follow @weekendtable on Twitter for more fabulous recipes, including gluten-free recipes and healthy twists on party fare.

Fab Find! The Babble Award-Winning Mom Food Blogs with Great Party and Green Recipes

Photo: Omaha Steaks

Photo: Omaha Steaks

I love food blogs, and I always find the best party recipes for bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, engagement parties and more on these smart, savvy and beautifully-photographed blogs. I just discovered Babble’s 2013 award-winning mom food blogs, and they’re phenomenal:

1. Delicious Shots

2. Smitten Kitchen

3. Green Kitchen Stories

4. The Pioneer Woman

5. My Darling Lemon Thyme

6. Dash and Bella

7. Snippets of Thyme

8. PheMOMenon

9. Ruchik Randhap (Delicious Cooking)

10. Seven Spoons

11. Brooklyn Supper

12. With Style and Grace

13. Sips and Spoonfuls

14. Nourished Kitchen

15. Bell’alimento

16. From My Lemony Kitchen

17. Not Without Salt

18. Skinnytaste

19. Guilty Kitchen

20. What’s For Lunch, Honey?

21. La Tartine Gourmande

22. The Nourishing Gourmet

23. Kayotic Kitchen

24. Food52

25. Pati’s Mexican Table

26. In Sock Monkey Slippers

27. Piece Of Cake

28. goodLife {Eats}

29. Just One Cookbook

30. Cookin’ Canuck

31. Baked Bree

32. Shutterbean

33. Monsoon Spice

34. Zoe Bakes

35. Food For My Family

36. Sophistimom

37. The Tiffin Box

38. Weelicious

39. Cannelle et Vanille

40. The Hungry Housewife

41. Aggie’s Kitchen

42. Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef

43. One Hungry Mama

44. Panini Happy

45. Easy Peasy Organic

46. In Jennie’s Kitchen

47. Seasaltwithfood

48. Get off your butt and bake

49. Silvana’s Kitchen

50. Mommie Cooks

51. Simple Bites

52. Our Best Bites

53. Perry’s Plate

54. Two Peas and Their Pod

55. Geez Louise

56. Steamy Kitchen

57. Turntable Kitchen

58. Cheeky Kitchen

59. Shockingly Delicious

60. Family Fresh Cooking

61. Annie’s Eats

62. The Canned Soup Mom

63. Whipped

64. Healthy Jasmine

65. Manu’s Menu

66. Sweet Life

67. Inside The Kaganoff Kitchen

68. The Naptime Chef

69. Muy Bueno Cookbook

70. Rasa Malaysia

71. Orangette

72. For the Love of Cooking

73. The Wicked Noodle

74. Noble Pig

75. 365 Days Of Slow Cooking

76. Picky Palate

77. Recipe Girl

78. Food on the Food

79. Eating Made Easy

80. Nibbles and Feasts

81. Add a Pinch

82. Ladles and Jelly Spoons

83. Weekend Table

84. Dinner With Julie

85. Confessions of a Cookbook Queen

86. Peas and Thank You

87. Dorie Greenspan

88. Hungry Food Love

89. Tallgrass Kitchen

90. Elana’s Pantry

91. Dinner du Jour

92. Kate from Scratch

93. Your Lighter Side

94. Buns in My Oven

95. In Katrina’s Kitchen

96. Presley’s Pantry

97. Eclectic Recipes

98. Cooking with My Kid

99. Food Allergy Mama

100. Dana Treat