Tablescapes, French Country Summer Table

I was over at DD’s the other day, my darling daughter was married 2 years ago and has such lovely things to play with~ Every thing shiny and new I used a place mat to line the tray which I found by the fireplace in DD’s living room Added some lanterns and a bowl of … Continue reading

Creations, Fancy Flatware

Setting fun and unique tables, “tablescaping” is one of my very favorite pastimes.  I don’t have warehouses full of china, linens and glassware to draw from and I have limited flatware choices so I have to get creative to keep things interesting.  The idea of embellishing plain flatware has been rattling around in my head … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Amped Up Onion Dip

With Summer parties and Backyard Barbeques on the horizon, you might just need this easy little take along dip to bring to your next event~ A little eye candy and this everyday dip will make you a rock star! Just take your everyday store onion dip, and amp it up with some sauteed sweet onion … Continue reading

Home Decor, Beachy Spa Bath

Welcome to Part 4 of the Beach House tour.  If you want to view the previous parts of the tour please click on the names below: Beach House tour part 1, Master Suite & Mermaids Beach House tour part 2, Guest Bedrooms and Painted switchplates Beach House tour part 3, Great Room & Kitchen, before … Continue reading

the Organized Life, the June Paint Bucket

It’s June already? My bucket list of recipes is one way I try to stay on top of  the feeling of “time flying by.”  It helps my kitchen brain stay focused and is a handy way to find and remember recipes I want to make or try.  Spending a little time organizing these thoughts at … Continue reading