‘Celebrate with 8’ Appetizers with Ale

‘Celebrate with 8’ Appetizers with Ale. From beer cheese to beer-battered mushrooms with special dipping sauce, these apps made with beer get the party started!

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Beer marinated fries with thyme mayonnaise from Rhubarbarians hits the snacking trifecta-crispy, starchy and creamy.

Beer marinated fries with thyme mayonnaise from Rhubarbarians for Appetizers with Ale

Lots of spicy seasoning and slow cooked in beer, these Cajun Garlic Beer-Boiled Peanuts from Biscuits and Burlap make a wonderful snack.

Cajun Garlic Beer-Boiled Peanuts from Biscuits and Burlap appetizers with beer

Crispy tortilla chips, smoked sausage, a mix of peppers and onions drowned in beer cheese sauce. Smoked Sausage Nachos are not your ordinary finger food.

Smoked Sausage Nachos | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Want a snack but don’t want to share? This Beer Bread Recipe For One from One Dish Kitchen is the perfect small serving.

Beer Bread Recipe For One from One Dish Kitchen

These Crispy Fried Pickles from Cadry’s Kitchen are easy to make so you can whip them up in no time when hunger hits!

Crispy fried pickles from Cadry's Kitchen appetizers with ale

You had me at ‘beer’ and ‘carbs’. Soft Beer Pretzels from Proportional Plate are the perfect solution for when you are craving both.

Soft Beer Pretzels from Proportional Plate appetizer made with beer

Beer in the batter and beer in the Queso, these Beer-Battered Mushrooms with Poblano & Beer Queso from Erica’s Recipes get the full beer treatment.

 Beer-Battered Mushrooms with Poblano & Beer Queso from Erica's Recipes

Dip everything from pretzels to veggies in this Beer Cheese Dip with Bacon from Renee’s Kitchen Adventures.

Beer Cheese Dip with Bacon from Renee's Kitchen Adventures

“He was a wise man who invented beer.” – Plato

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‘Celebrate with 8’ Fall Must-Haves

Time to cuddle up in front of the fire and ‘Celebrate with 8’ Fall Must-Haves. Home decor, jewelry, and other odds and ends to enjoy this beautiful season with.

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Beer lovers decorate your happy home with this Hoppy Autumn Art Print from Obillwon.

Hoppy Autumn Art Print  from Obillwon

Put little leaves on your ears to celebrate Fall with these Red Fall Maple Leaf Earrings from SpaceRebelStudio.

Let your guests know that when they come in, they are in for rest and relaxation with this Come in and cozy up doormat from ShopMoreMATter.

Come in and cozy up doormat from ShopMoreMATter

A beautiful Emily Bronte quote on a beautiful Quote Necklace from GeorgiaTeaberry.

Quote Necklace Emily Bronte Autumn Leaves  from GeorgiaTeaberry

This Sweater Weather spoon from MilkandHoneyLuxuries sums up this perfect time of year. Use to stir those delicious pumpkin spice lattes.

Sweater Weather spoon from MilkandHoneyLuxuries

Priorities, priorities, priorities, that’s what fall is all about and this Scary Movies Pumpkin Spice Flannels from StrongGirlClothing lets everyone know it.

Scary Movies Pumpkin Spice Flannels from StrongGirlClothing

While cuddling up with a good book don’t forget to mark your spot using this Autumn Bookmark from SmittenKittenKendall.

Autumn Bookmark from SmittenKittenKendall

This Autumn Bracelet from FrostedWillow gives a delicate nod to the season.

Autumn Jewelry from FrostedWillow

“ I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. ”
– L.M. Montgomery

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‘Celebrate with 8’ Fall Cocktails

Fall is here so it’s time to ‘Celebrate with 8’ Fall Cocktails just made for sipping by the fire or relaxing with after visiting the pumpkin patch.

A roundup of 8 Fall Cocktails

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Break out the boring apple juice and jazz it up for fall with this Apple Rosemary Whiskey Cocktail from Sidewalk Shoes.

Apple Rosemary Whiskey Cocktail from Sidewalk Shoes is the perfect fall cocktail

Red, red wine makes this cocktail extra fall-like with this Red Wine Apple Cider Sangria from Zestful Kitchen.

Red Wine Apple Cider Sangria from Zestful Kitchen uses apple cider which is a fall cocktail favorite

Think apple butter is just for bread? Nope. Use it to make this Apple Butter Old Fashioned Cocktail from Simply Happy Foodie.

Apple Butter Old Fashioned Cocktail from Simply Happy Foodie has apple butter, a surprising cocktail for fall ingredient

Is it a cocktail? Is it dessert? Why can The Ultimate Chocolate Martini from Inside The Rustic Kitchen be both?

The Ultimate Chocolate Martini from Inside The Rustic Kitchen

This Maple Manhattan from Sidewalk Shoes is the perfect fall cocktail with a hint of sweet maple syrup.

Maple Manhattan from Sidewalk Shoes

This Sage-Fig Cocktail from Burrata and Bubbles with sweet figs and rum is one classy cocktail.

Sage-Fig Cocktail from Burrata and Bubbles

This Spiced Cranberry Moonshine from Whiskey & Sunshine will take you from fall all the way into Christmas.

Spiced Cranberry Moonshine from Whiskey & Sunshine

Creamy ice cream, bourbon and caramel sauce make this Caramel Bourbon Milkshake from Call Me PMC is anything but boring!

Caramel Bourbon Milkshake from Call Me PMC

“Notice that autumn is more the season of the soul than of nature.”- Friedrich Nietzsche

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Read My Mug – 8 Coffee Mugs for When You Can’t Even

Whether you’ve had a long day or just getting started, ‘Celebrate with 8’ funny coffee mugs that are perfect to have on hand when you can’t even.

Roundup of Funny Coffee Mugs

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Does pretty a font & floral design ward off evil? Why not give it a try with this Not Today Satan Coffee Mug from StellarRabbitStudios.

 Not Today Satan Coffee Mug from  StellarRabbitStudios

Namaste the crap out of your day by drinking your coffee from this Let That Shit Go from TheMugMama.

 Let That Shit Go Funny Coffee Mug from  TheMugMama

Think of it positively, even at the end of the day cookies exist….and this When I Dunk My Cookie In Milk I Think Of You Coffee Mug from EndlessCreationsCo helps with a little visulaition too.

When I Dunk My Cookie In Milk I Think Of You Coffee Mug from  EndlessCreationsCo

In case anyone was wondering the vibe you put out there this I Am A Constant Fucking Delight Mug from untamedegoshop will remind them.

I Am A Constant Fucking Delight Coffee Mug from untamedegoshop

Have the haters reading between the lines with this Cock Sucker Coffee Mug from CondescendingPelican.

Cock Sucker Coffee Mug from CondescendingPelican

Or this F*ck Mug, F*ckity F*ck Mug from RoseGoldRebel is a little more straight to the point of just how things are going.

F*ck Mug, F*ckity F*ck Coffee Mug from  RoseGoldRebel

Let this adorable hippo on this Don’t Be A Hippo-Twatamus Mug from TatteredHalos do the talking for you. Cute but not subtle.

Don't Be A Hippo-Twatamus Coffee Mug from TatteredHalos

Shut the Fucupcakes Mug from HashtagDressed – If people are pressing you, ask if they would like one or two dozen.

Shut the Fucupcakes Coffee Mug from HashtagDressed

Coffee first. Schemes later. – Leanna Renee Hieber

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‘Celebrate with 8’ Mermaid Love

The summer is upon us and the Mermaid in you is awakened!
‘Celebrate with 8’ Mermaid jewelry pieces for the mermaid in you.

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These beautiful 360 degrees Mermaid Earrings from Mermaids Dream Jewelry feature the aqua color of the ocean. These would look great with bright summer colors in your wardrobe.

This Mermaid Charm Necklace from LastingMemoryJewelry is a great statement piece on the beach or on the town.

Let it be known where you belong with this Mermaid Ring. This ring is stackable with other items from the OldeDogNewTricks shop.

This Mermaid Locket from ThePaisleyKnight can be personalized for you or the mermaid in your life. Add a letter charm and birthstone and choose from chain lengths to make this extra special.

These delicate Blue Crystal Earrings from ByTheMoonJewelryShop are so pretty you will want to wear them all summer long.

This Mermaid Necklace from Silver & Ivy makes a wonderful summer wedding bridesmaids gift. Customize with birthstone and gold or silver finish.

These beautifully understated White Mermaid Stud Earrings from LunaSavita shine due to the glitter resin cabochons. Shine on mermaid!

Are statements on your wrist more your speed? This Mermaid Bracelet from FrostedWillow comes in silver or gold and different bangle finishes.

“ I must be a Mermaid. I have no fear of depth and a great fear of shallow living .” — Anias Nin

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‘Celebrate with 8’ Summer Cocktails

Summer is here. Time to mix up some cocktails using vodka, tequila, and rum.
‘Celebrate with 8-teen’
boozy thirst quenching Summer Cocktails.

A round up of summer cocktails.

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VODKA COCKTAILS

There is no absolute in life, only vodka.

Mick Jagger
Cocktails made with vodka.

Spiked Hibiscus Iced Tea from Killing Thyme
Strawberry Lime Vodka Tonic from Simply Made Recipes
Award-Winning Watermelon Martini from Food Banjo
Blackberry-Cucumber-Vanilla Vodka Spritzer from Burrata and Bubbles
Pineapple Vodka Limeade Recipe from Home Cooking Memories
Hippie Juice Smash Cocktail from Call Me PC

TEQUILA COCKTAILS

It was too much Tequila, or not quite enough.

Jimmy Buffett
Cocktails made with tequila.

Jalapeno-Mango Margarita from Burrata and Bubbles
Mexican Mule from A Communal Table
CoronaRita Frozen Margarita Beer Cocktail from Delicious Table
Skinny Margaritas with Agave and Fresh Orange Juice from
Nourish and Fete
Cantaloupe Margaritas from One Delightful Life
Healing Grapefruit Margarita from Kitchen of Youth

RUM COCKTAILS

Rum is tonic that clarifies the vision, and sets things in true perspective.

Brian D’Ambrosio
Cocktails made with rum.

Blueberry Pineapple Mojito from Gastronom
Malibu Bay Breeze from Becoming Betty
Sparkling Pineapple Mojito from Fried Dandelions
Grapefruit Strawberry Mojito from Rhubarbarian
Strawberry Mojito from The Foodie Affair
Keto Blueberry Mojito (Mo-Keto) from Peace Love and Low Carb

From the Bottom Left of the Mitten – Cheers to Summer!

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‘Celebrate with 8’ Memorial Day Desserts

‘Celebrate with 8’ Delicious Memorial Day Desserts!
It’s the start of Summer so get out there and have fun and whip up these tasty treats.

A round up of dessert recipes for Memorial Day

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This Mixed Berry-Custard Pie from Burrata and Bubbles is a delicious dessert using the best berries that summer has to offer.

Mixed Berry-Custard Pie from Burrata and Bubbles

This No Bake Oreo Delight from The Cozy Cook has layers, and layers, and layers, and layers….4 to be exact, of flavors.

No Bake Oreo Delight from The Cozy Cook

Boozy Cherry Bombs from Kitchen Gone Rogue are the perfect compliment to Memorial Day cocktails.

Boozy Cherry Bombs from Kitchen Gone Rogue

This Red, White & Blue No Bake Cheesecake has layers of blueberry, cheesecake, and cherries.  This no-bake cheesecake is a great Memorial Day Dessert and you don’t want to heat up the oven.

Red White & Blue No Bake Cheesecake from Bottom Left of the Mitten

Strawberry Shortcake & Lemon Curd Parfaits from The Rising Spoon is the perfect lemon meets strawberry dessert.

Strawberry Shortcake & Lemon Curd Parfaits from The Rising Spoon

Thinking healthy this Memorial Day? Then these Keto Key Lime Pie Jars from Peace Love and Low Carb are the perfect dessert for you.

Keto Key Lime Pie Jars from Peace Love and Low Carb

A bright berry and rhubarb filling with a flaky crust looks like one heck of a dessert! Blueberry Rhubarb Pie from Zestful Kitchen is the perfect pie for this Memorial Day.

Blueberry Rhubarb Pie from Zestful Kitchen

White chocolate, brownies and then loads of berries, yes! These Patriotic white chocolate blondies from Berry & Maple will disappear in no time from the dessert table.

Patriotic white chocolate blondies from Berry & Maple

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thank you to all the Men & Women who serve.

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‘Celebrate with 8’ for National Barbecue Month

May is time to celebrate National Barbecue Month.
Break out the grill, marinate the meat then stoke the fire and get grilling!

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Take boring salad to the next level with this Romaine Hearts Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad from Eating Richly. Drizzle with a delicious homemade Caesar Dressing.

Romaine Hearts Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad from Eating Richly

This Grilled Pomegranate Harissa Chicken {Gluten-Free} from Recipes from a Pantry only uses a few ingredients but is full of flavor.

Grilled Pomegranate Harissa Chicken {Gluten-Free} from Recipes from a Pantry

The sauce on these Thai Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Coconut Sticky Rice from Went Here 8 This is so full of flavor! Soak the skewers and get grilling.

Thai Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Coconut Sticky Rice from Went Here 8 This

What’s better than grilled pork chops? How about when they are topped with a delicious BBQ sauce? Honey Mustard BBQ Bacon Wrapped Pork Chops from We’re Parents make the perfect springtime dinner.

Honey Mustard BBQ Bacon Wrapped Pork Chops from Were Parents

There isn’t anything much better than steak on the grill. This Grilled Steak with Salsa Verde from Bacon is Magic is just more proof of that.

Grilled Steak with Salsa Verde from Bacon is Magic

Do you love GRILLING? How about SHRIMP? How about BACON? Then these Bacon Shrimp Skewers with BBQ Sauce from The Vivacious Life are for you.

Bacon Shrimp Skewers with BBQ Sauce from The Vivacious Life

Fantastically Flavorful Homemade Carne Asada from Foodal will make you a fan of using flank steak on the grill.

Fantastically Flavorful Homemade Carne Asada from Foodal

This Jerk Chicken and Mango Avocado Salsa from Powered By Mom has lots of heat from the seasoning but gets a sweet finish with a fruity salsa.

Jerk Chicken and Mango Avocado Salsa from Powered By Mom

‘Almost everybody’s happy to be a fool for barbecue.’~Jack Nicholson

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Foodies Gift Guide

Have a friend or family member that is a total foodie? Give the gifts that they will love this holiday season with this Foodies Gift Guide!

Foodie Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

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Roll the dice and make diinertime fun with these Foodie Dice® Seasonal Dinners Tumbler from TwoTmbleweeds.

Foodie Dice® Seasonal Dinners Tumbler from TwoTmbleweeds | Foodie Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Keep the foodie in your life on schedule with this Foodie 2019 Pun Calendar Set from ilootpaperie.

NEW** Foodie 2019 Pun with Foods 3.0 Limited Edition WALL* Calendar Set | Foodie Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

This Big Lebowski spoon rest from LennyMud is a great gift for movie lovers and a foodies.

The Big Lebowski spoon rest from LennyMud | Foodie Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Plant then watch this Salsa Garden Kit from MountainlilyFarm grow! Salsa tastes even better when you make it yourself.

Salsa Garden Kit from MountainlilyFarm | Foodie Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

‘Because pizza’ is exactly right.  Grab a slice and this Pizza Necklace from hopeonaropejewelry for the pizza lover in your life.

Pizza Necklace from hopeonaropejewelry | Foodie Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Good food can be an adventure.  For the foodie traveler, this Foodie notebook from LouPaper will make a great gift.

Foodie notebook from LouPaper | Foodie Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Have spoon, wiill eat.  Treat YO self hand stamped spoon from SouthernGatherings is always great to have around in foodie emergencies.

treat YO self handstamped spoon from SouthernGatherings | Foodie Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Easy, cheesy!  Make your own Burrata & Mascarpone DIY Cheese Kit from UrbanCheesecraft.

Burrata & Mascarpone DIY Cheese Kit from UrbanCheesecraft | Foodie Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

What is better than being a foodie?  Foodie jewelry!  Foodie Charm Bracelet from Pammytail.

Foodie Charm Bracelet from Pammytail

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” ― Virginia Woolf

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‘Celebrate with 8’ Fantastic Beasts Gift Guide

Here is where you can find gifts for the Newt Scamander fans in your life.
Let’s ‘Celebrate with 8’ for the release of Fantastic Beasts 2.

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Take down all your adventures with this Magical Creatures Travelers Notebook from NotedTravelersBottom Left of the Mitten readers enjoy a 20% off any of the magic-themed printable notebooks with the code LEFTMITTEN. 

Magical Creatures Travelers Notebook from NotedTravelers | Celebrate with 8 Fantastic Beasts Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

For all the Newt lovers out there this Newt Scamander Fantastic Beasts Fan Art Watercolor Print from BenByrdArtwork is the perfect gift.

Newt Scamander Fantastic Beasts Fan Art Watercolor Print from BenByrdArtwork | Celebrate with 8 Fantastic Beasts Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

THis is one of my favorite quotes from the movie! This Fantastic Beasts Print from AmandaDockery makes the perfect home decor.

Fantastic Beasts Print from AmandaDockery | Celebrate with 8 Fantastic Beasts Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Get crafty with this Fantastic Beasts Bookmark Cross Stitch Pattern from HouseElfStitchery.  This downloadable pattern gets you started stitching instantly!

Fantastic Beasts Bookmark Cross Stitch Pattern from HouseElfStitchery | Celebrate with 8 Fantastic Beasts Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Mr. Kowalski is as much of a main character in this story as Newt is.  Celebrate his role with this Kowalski Quality Baked Goods Unisex T Shirt Inspired by Fantastic Beasts from BlackLabVinyl.  Comes in 4 different colors and many different sizes.

Kowalski Quality Baked Goods Unisex T Shirt Inspired by Fantastic Beasts from BlackLabVinyl | Celebrate with 8 Fantastic Beasts Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Relax with this Fantastic Beasts Candle Set from AngryHare.  Four ‘Fantastic’ candles to sooth the soul of a beast.  Visit  AngryHare.com for all the details.

Fantastic Beasts Candle Set from AngryHare | Celebrate with 8 Fantastic Beasts Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Wear your Hufflepuff wherever you go with this Hufflepuff Niffler Enamel Pin from SwishAndFlickCompany.  So cute and it goes with everything.

Hufflepuff Niffler Enamel Pin from SwishAndFlickCompany | Celebrate with 8 Fantastic Beasts Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Want your own Mandrake at home?  This Mandrake rootling from OneailFXStudios is ready to be a real conversation starter.

Mandrake rootling from OneailFXStudios | Celebrate with 8 Fantastic Beasts Gift Guide | Bottom Left of the Mitten

“I wish I was a wizard.” — Jacob

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