‘Celebrate with 8’ Game Day Recipes

‘Celebrate with 8’ Game Day recipes directly from the Bottom Left of the Mitten blog that will feed all the fans!

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Chunks of tender beef, tomatoes, spices, and jalapeno come together beautifully in this Instant Pot No Bean Beef Chili. Hearty and full of flavor you will not miss the beans in this chili at all.

Making this beenless beef chili int he instant pot will make your super bowl recipes so easy to make

This BBQ Chicken & Bacon Sandwich recipe has all my favorite things in it!
Sliced chicken piled high with bacon and crunchy homemade coleslaw then drizzled with BBQ sauce.

Side shot of a chicken sandwich with chips on a plate and toppings off to the side.

This Mac and Cheese for a Crowd has only a few ingredients and comes together easily. Set it and forget it in the slow cooker so you can enjoy the party and not be stuck in the kitchen.

Mac and Cheese for a Crowd is is a great super bowl recipe to feed a lot of people without much work

This chicken wing recipe will make sure you don’t miss saucy wings at all. Dry Rub Chicken Wings are rubbed with a smoky and sweet coating then baked to crispy perfection.

Dry Rub Chicken WIngs - Chicken wings are coated with a sweet and smoky dry rub then baked to crispy perfection. Serve with a side of blue cheese for a great appetizer.

Layers of crispy waffle fries, crunchy bacon, creamy ranch then topped with melted cheese. All made in the air fryer and minimal cleanup. Air Fryer Loaded Waffle Fries are just what snacking should be, easy and delicious!

Servings of Air Fryer Waffle Fries loaded with bacon, ranch and cheese.

Crispy tortilla chips, smoked sausage, a mix of peppers and onions drowned in beer cheese sauce. For the main dish or easy appetizer, Smoked Sausage Nachos are not your ordinary finger food.

Smoked Sausage Nachos on a pan ready to eat.

Do you love hot dogs? How about bacon? Now, how about garlic aioli? Let’s put those all together to make this Bacon Wrapped Hot Dog. Crack open a cold beer and dive into a different way to eat hot dogs.

Bacon Wrapped Hot Dog | Bottom Left of the Mitten

Tired of the same old tacos? Looking to give fries a new life? Then try these Fiesta Fries for dinner or at your next party.

Fiesta Fries on a plate with toppings around them.

“If you’re not gonna go ALL the way, why go at ALL?”
– Joe Namath, New York Jets

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80’s Movie Lovers Gift Guide

From Steel Magnolias to Ferris Buellers Day Off, this is the ultimate
Totally 80’s Movie Lovers Gift Guide!

Gift Guide for 1980's movie lovers

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I would rather have thirty minutes of wonderful than a lifetime of nothing special.

Shelby
Steel Magnolias Movie Lovers Gift Guide

Steel Magnolias Prayer Candle Set from SunofaWitch
Steel Magnolias Minimalist Movie Poster from FilmFreakDesign
If You Can’t Say Anything Nice About Anybody Come Sit By Me Tee from HookDesignandSinker
(This shop has LOTS of fun Steel Magnolia Tees to choose from)

Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.

Ferris Bueller
Ferris Bueller Gift Guide

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Pins from cowboygoods
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off At the Museum Poster from Jimbeanus
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Map T-Shirt from chitownclothing

Wait a minute. Wait a minute Doc, uh, are you telling me you built a time machine … out of a DeLorean?

Marty McFly
Back to the Future Gift Guide

Back To The Future Vinyl Record Clock from RusticByShianne
Marty and Doc Back to the Future Print from JamieBendas
Hoverboard Champion T-shirt from TimsStudio

It’s called a sense of humor – you should get one – they’re nice.

Duckie
Pretty In Pink Move Gift Guide

Pretty in Pink stud earrings from DynamicDuosEarrings
Pretty In Pink Wall Art from DHicksDesignCo
Pretty in Pink Duckie Dale Shirt from blackbirdsupply

E.T. phone home.

E.T.
E.T. Movie Gift Guide

E.T. The Extraterrestrial Antique Bronze Charm Bracelet from Between2Castles
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Movie Poster Print from PrintsandtheRev
E.T – The Extra-Terrestrial Inspired T-Shirt from daletheskater

Nobody puts Baby in a corner.

Johnny Castle
Dirty Dancing Movie Gift Guide

Dirty Dancing Cross Stitch Pattern (Digital Download PDF) from HoopDreamsStudio
(Bottom Left of the Mitten readers get a 10% Discount on ANY HoopDreamsStudios item(s) through Jan 31, 2020 using the coupon code: DIRTYDANCING)
Dirty Dancing movie poster from MunaMia
Dirty Dancing hand-painted earrings from quevajewelry

Don’t cross the streams.

Egon Spengler
Ghostbusters Movie Gift Guides

Back Off Man, I’m a Scientist Ghostbusters Mug from PunchyProducts
Ugly Little Spud Art Print from AndrewHeath
The original ghost hunters retro 80s raglan shirt from TrendyFindsCo

You kids keep your noses clean, you understand? You’ll be hearing from me if you don’t. We ain’t gonna stand for any weirdness out here.

Officer Dorf
Friday the 13th Movie Gift Guide

Horror hockey mask cameo from xDonnaxthexDeadx
Floral Jason Voorhees Friday the 13th Horror Print from HelloSailorTees
Welcome to CAMP Crystal Lake Hoodie Friday the 13th Hoodie Sweatshirt from Aftercolor

“When I die, sprinkle my ashes over the 80’s. ” — David Lee Roth

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‘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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