If you’re overwhelmed with where to begin when it come to holiday entertaining ‐ I have a few simple tips to help put you at ease when hosting a crowd….including what to do with all those leftovers!

~ 2 in 1 Sides and No Bake Dessert 

(click on each pink title for link to recipes)

~ Call Your Local Party Rental Shop

*this way all dinnerware, flatware & stemware match!  Bonus: NO dish‐washing required!!

*Napkins = tea towels from $1 store, and tie with festive ribbon

~ Keep The Bar Simple  

*One red, one white and a seasonal craft beer.

~Use Pie Pumpkins….  

Easy, inexpensive and compostable table settings.

*Use for individual soup bowls

*Use as a ‘serving dish’ for dips

*Use for candle holder

*Use as a ‘vase’ for a floral centerpiece

What To Do With Leftovers

Click here to watch my ‘Leftover’ CTV Morning Live Ottawa Segment

(click on each pink title for link to recipe)

Click here to watch my: What To Do With Thanksgiving Leftovers segment on CTV Morning Live

Have leftover pumpkin puree?  Make pumpkin hummus!

Have leftover turkey?  My Ultimate Turkey Sandwich will hit the spot!

Charmaine is a regular guest on Rogers Daytime York Region, CHCH Morning Live, Canada AM & Breakfast Television and food writer for Running Room Magazine sharing DSC_1081her love and enthusiasm for all things food, cooking and running.

Most importantly; Charmaine is the mother of two active boys, Tyler & Colgan.

Charmaine understands the importance of preparing healthy, wholesome dishes all while keeping budget and time in mind. For more tasty recipes visit www.charmainebroughton.com

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