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Raspberry Vodka Champagne Cocktail

Here is a Raspberry Vodka Champagne Cocktail that’s fruity, tart and bubbly with just the right amount of sweetness. Give any occasion a celebratory vibe…

Buffalo Chicken Bites

Buffalo Chicken Bites are a spicy, crunchy and incredibly saucy finger food to add some pizzazz to your party. Serve these boneless buffalo wings on…

Pink Lady Mocktail

This Pink Lady Mocktail is a frothy pink drink that’s sweet, tart and fruity with a gorgeous blush color. Made with only 5 ingredients and…

Non Alcoholic Espresso Martini

This Non Alcoholic Espresso Martini has all the silky, luxurious taste of an espresso martini sans the alcohol. Shaken with just three easy ingredients and…

Healthy Chicken Tortilla Soup

This easy stovetop healthy chicken tortilla soup is what cozy winter dinner dreams are made of. Equal parts hearty and healthy with shredded chicken, pinto…

Crispy Prosciutto Green Bean Casserole

Crispy prosciutto green bean casserole is a Holiday side dish must make! The recipe gets a few simple upgrades with fresh green beans, crispy prosciutto…

Hey There! I’m Elizabeth

Recipe developer, photographer and creator of The College Housewife. I believe in elevating your everyday!

Here you will find easy to make, flavorful recipes with wholesome ingredients. You’ll also find approachable and funky entertaining ideas for any space. Have a marg and stay a while!

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Everyday Entertaining

IN HER INSPIRING DEBUT COOKBOOK, Elizabeth Van Lierde shares her knockout recipes for easy everyday eating—from colorful salads and comforting pastas to shareable party boards and refreshing cocktails. With her signature laid‐back California style, Elizabeth shares clever and simple advice anyone can follow, from first‐timers to seasoned hosts—whether for a brunch with friends, alfresco fete, holiday gathering, date night, or other occasion— making any mealtime at home special.


Creating the Cover of a Cookbook

Choosing the cover for my debut cookbook, Everyday Entertaining, was a much longer and detailed process than I ever imagined. However, it was very exciting…

Patio Makeover: Italian Inspired

Today we’re taking a lifeless small patio and giving it an Italian Inspired makeover! It’s filled with small patio ideas for zoning off different spaces,…

Moroccan Dinner Party

This Moroccan Dinner Party idea is the perfect way to switch up your weekend routine! Step into your own mini Morocco with family and close friends — from the decor, to the food, to the refreshing atmosphere, you’ll become a dinner party pro in no time.

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