Holidays, St. Patrick’s Day Fun

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! ☘️ We celebrated CC’s St. Patrick’s Day birthday last Saturday She had a party at an art studio with her friends Saturday morning The studio is such a fun place, the owner is over the top creative and the decor is crazy fun There’s a huge room with painting tables for … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Tulip Garden

Welcome to the annual Easter Tablescape Hop hosted by Chloe from Celebrate & Decorate I got a little carried away, and bought an arm load of tulips the other day Their bright happy colors just seemed to insist I chose several different colors, I just couldn’t resist! Pinks and bright orange just pop against white … Continue reading

Party Panache, Bailey’s Cupcakes

These delightful little cakes are a sure hit any time of year, but they are especially perfect for St. Patrick’s Day ! The batter and icing are both flavored with Baileys Irish Cream The batter smells so wonderful as the aroma from this cream liqueur drifts around the kitchen Silicone pans make baking cupcakes so … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Whimsical Abstract Floral in Acrylic

As artists we all inspire each other, and many instructors encourage artists to use other artists work as a model, and try to copy their painting as a way of learning and exploring I recently shared a tutorial on painting bunnies which inspired my friend Patti @ Pandora’s Box to paint Easter napkins Didn’t they … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Butternut Squash Noodles with Bacon & Brussels Alfredo

One of my favorite easy dinners is pasta with roasted bacon and Brussels sprouts, drizzled with a little Alfredo Pasta Alfredo with Bacon & Brussels Sprouts Instead of the spaghetti noodles I usually use, I decided to try it with butternut squash noodles, Yum! It’s super simple, trim and halve the Brussels sprouts {substitute broccoli … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Sunshine Spring Bouquet

I love having fresh flowers in the house The other day I grabbed this bunch labeled “Sunshine Bouquet” from the grocery store Bright yellow sunflowers, hot pink carnations, white alstromeria and purple daisies and tulips… Instant Spring! I put them in a straight sided glass vase until I had time to arrange them I ended … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cook Cheesy Hashbrown Potato & Sausage Soup

This might be the easiest soup you’ll ever make It only takes a few minutes to put together and then it’s ready to simmer all day for a kid friendly, and comforting supper Six ingredients~ Frozen hashbrowns, chicken broth, breakfast sausage, a creamed soup, garlic powder and cheese I think Velveeta is magic but if … Continue reading

Recipe Box, St. Patrick’s Day Galette

Bring a taste of Spring and St. Patrick’s Day to your table with this Spring vegetable galette It has the colors of St. Patrick’s Day with roasted carrots seasoned with pepper, garlic salt and olive oil Sauteed mushrooms And crisp tender asparagus Spread the raw pie crust dough with mayonnaise, mustard, creamy salad dressing, yogurt … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Farm Fresh Eggs in Colored Pencil and a Printable

Being a huge MacKenzie-Childs fan, I often sate my appetite for buying something, by drawing it instead MacKenzie-Childs designs are so colorful and full of whimsy I find them hard to resist … These chicken pieces are crazy fun! You might be wondering why I only drew a partial view of the compote… Cropping your … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Celebrating the Green!

Welcome to the St. Patrick’s Day Table Setting Blog Hop! Our hostess this year is Debbee from Debbee’s Buzz, thank you Debbee! Whether you’re a friend, a reader or you’re coming from Design Morsels Welcome! I’m Celebrating the Green today! I wish for sunshine and warm temps to come everyone’s way And I’m thinking about the … Continue reading