Home Decor, Beach House Tour Part 2, painted switchplates

Welcome to the Beach House tour part 2. If you are interested in seeing Part 1, the Master suite and Mermaids, click here. Our little house is 4 bedrooms/2 bathrooms, 2000 square feet but it lives large for it’s size with an open concept great room and kitchen with french doors flowing out onto an … Continue reading

Party Panache, Red, White & Blueberry Brunch!

What are you doing for Memorial Day? A picnic, or maybe a parade? We will be on the coast with family and I like to get a head start on food plans so our weekend will go smoothly~ I was playing around with some red, white and blue things the other day and I got … Continue reading

Creations, Burlap ribbon basket

This is just a little mini project, hardly worth mentioning, but maybe it will spur you on to fix something that’s been bugging you… The thorn in my side was in the Master bathroom I would love to give you the impression that I always have lovely fresh flowers in the bath but sigh~nope, it … Continue reading

Party Panache, Creamsicle Mimosa

How about a mimosa? A Creamsicle Mimosa? Come on out on the porch have a seat it’s a little overcast today, but nice and warm perfect for a nice cool treat made with orange sherbet and champagne when you add the champagne it gets all foamy, creamy, dreamy let the sherbet melt into the bubbly … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Birthday Party

May is full of birthdays in our family and I wanted to celebrate them all by setting a fun table in honor of my grandsons, my sister, my brother in law,  my niece and goddaughter. Birthdays are all about CAKE right? and PRESENTS! Yep! That’s what I think too! This puzzle cake appears at every … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Chocolate Chip Kahlua Icebox Cake

Need a dessert for a party or special occasion?  You can make this in minutes, stick it in the fridge overnight and be ready for a slice of heaven!         This doesn’t look like a cake does it?  I am trying to distract you because the cake is insanely fabulous and easy … Continue reading

Home Decor, Beach House Tour part 1, Mermaids

For the next few Mondays I am going to take you to the beach with me and give you a tour of our little cottage by the sea.  May is absolutely my favorite month on the Gulf Coast.  It marks the beginning of a long, fun filled summer.  I will be spending lots of time … Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day! A little Grandmother fun!

Sometimes I surprise Super Boy, my grandson who turns 5 this week, with some little tablescapes at his place at the island in the kitchen He’s been having a little trouble eating vegetables lately so I thought an inspirational little tablescape might help make it more fun I borrowed some “props” from around the house, … Continue reading

Party Panache, Goldfish

When we get to our little slice of paradise on the Gulf coast, the LAST thing I want to do is go to the grocery store.  Sometimes HH kids me that our refrigerator looks just like the ones in the showroom of Home Depot…you know EMPTY! Ha ha ha, isn’t he funny…he loves to act … Continue reading

Creations, Recipe for Easy Gift Wrapping

This  post is all about gift wrapping, but first I want to mention another kind of “wrapping,” this slip covered chair in my studio This chair was featured yesterday on The Dedicated House, Before and After Wednesday Please pop over and give Kathryn a visit, her blog is full of fabulous decorating ideas, tips, and … Continue reading