Tablescapes, Roses & Dragonflies

I spent 10 wonderful days on the coast, boating and swimming, dining Al Fresco with friends There was even a little planting… The drive back to the “city” was so beautiful, it was like watching Spring unfold before my very eyes~ Every mile was full of trees starting to bloom and grass turning green I … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Melt in your Mouth Potatoes

Have you heard of melting potatoes? I have been dying to try them and the other night HHjr made them for dinner This recipe has been all over Pinterest for a while, but it’s so good, I wanted to make sure you knew about it~ and encourage you to try it yourself! You want to … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Easter Sunshine

I was lucky enough to get away to the coast this past week, and even though we won’t be here for Easter this year, I just had to get out my Easter things and play It was a beautiful sunshine filled day! The arbor shadows make photographing tricky And I had to be quick so … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Easter Garden

When the MacKenzie-Childs Spring catalog arrived I fell in love with the cover and just had to paint it! I painted the background flowers and foreground moss with watercolor and used ink and markers for the bunny and eggs I started with a pencil sketch of the bunny {please forgive the bluish paper, I was … Continue reading

Creations, Floral Ice Cream Cone

Welcome to the March edition of the monthly Creative Craft Hop hosted by Andrea from Design Morsels Welcome readers, friends, and visitors from Chas Crazy Creations! Chas shared a very cute and easy bunny craft and today I’m going to share an easy craft too… an ice cream cone made with faux flowers You can … Continue reading

Party Panache, Cupcakes & Ice Cream

Join me for cupcakes and ice cream today I’m so glad you stopped by, I hope you will stay! A fluffy cotton cone awaits at your place Along with a cupcake ready to taste A large floral ice cream cone sits front and center on the table It’s set in a glass cone vase to … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Chicken Cordon Bleu Bubble-up

One of my favorite dinner casseroles is a bubble-up, raw biscuit dough is submerged with other ingredients and baked to creamy perfection This bubble up is a twist on Chicken Marco Polo Traditional Chicken Marco Polo is made by pounding a chicken breast into a thin and even piece of chicken Then it is filled … Continue reading

Holidays, Easter Recipe Round-up

I am relaxing at the beach this week, enjoying Spring Break with part of my family I’m thinking about Easter which will arrive only a few days after I get back I’m going through my recipe archives and ideas for inspiration for our family celebration Let’s start with Appetizers and Brunch Carrot Dip Garden is … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Tomato Canape Recipe Illustration

Let’s illustrate a recipe today 🍅 This is a fun project and you can practice different lettering styles too I chose one of my favorite appetizers Tomato Canapes with Bacon Chive Aioli The canapes are colorful and the recipe is very short, making it a good choice for recipe illustration I used 2 photos from … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Rainbow Salad

One of the recipes on my Paint Bucket list this month is Rainbow Noodle Salad with Almond Ginger Dressing I think the reason it caught my eye is that I have made a similar salad and loved it! The dressing is made with Almond Butter and you will be whipping this up often! There’s an … Continue reading