You glance quickly at the clock, only to realize there are thirty minutes until the guests walk through your front door. Hopefully, that is, unless your neighbor shows up earlier than called for! Your heart starts thumping, realizing that the dishes still need to be set and the cheese board is waiting be plated. Oh wait—your makeup still needs to be applied! Help! Never again will this happen to you … at least not under my watch. Nicole Meyer loves to be hostess and can’t wait to share with you all her hints and dishes that will bubble you over with party-planning courage. Whether it an intimate night of cocktails or family holiday feast for thirty, her serving suggestions and sassy, simple dishes will pull your event together in no time. Cups, Sticks & Nibbles is a best friend, event planner, and cooking teacher all in one. Its inspiring suggestions are meant to rid you of those overwhelming panicky feelings and instead fill you up with newfound party fever excitement. The mouth-watering nibbles featured in this book are handpicked from her blog, Nibbles By Nic, which she founded in 2011. Creations such as strawberry shortcake cheesecake shooters, pizza-meatloaf cupcakes, pineapple steak-roll-ups, and skillet stuffed eggplant are just a few of the menu items for you to include. Crowd-pleasing with easy-to-find ingredients and minimal steps involved give you every opportunity to celebrate and have the best time at your very own party!