Fearless Friday, Copycat Fergal the Frog

As many of you know I have a passion for MacKenzie-Childs I love their basic black and white Courtly Check, the way they mix patterns, the color combinations and the sheer whimsey of their pieces Fergal the frog has tempted me on many occasions I have drawn him And today I’m going to show you … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Chicken, Bacon & Asparagus Stuffed Crescent Bake

Okay, this is definitely “eyes roll back in your head,” swoonworthy! Crescent rolls stuffed with chicken, asparagus and bacon baked in a bath of Asiago cream sauce… Now it might not look very exciting, but after the first bite, you will be wowed! I recently made Bacon Jam Asparagus Rolls for our Easter Spring Charcuterie … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Spring Blooms in the Dining Room

I was planning to make Spring wreath for my front door, but I found this one at HomeGoods for less than what it would cost to make one But before I hang it outside, I decided to enjoy it inside for a while I took it into the dining room… And proceeded to fill the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Strawberry Pecan Salad

Ohhh I love a good salad! This is a refreshing dish for warm weather dining… It’s full of contrasting flavors and textures and you will want to dive right in This salad is light and fresh, and can be a meal in itself or a side dish This is a twist on coleslaw with the … Continue reading

Home Decor, Chandy Ideas for Spring & May holidays

Bring Spring into your dining room with a floral chandy First came a mossy vine garland Then a garland of pink blooms {50% off at Hobby Lobby!} Then a few purple blooms from a faux bouquet I snipped the blooms leaving a 2 inch stem, and just tucked them into the garlands A vase of … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Wet into Wet Fast Florals

It’s been a busy week, and when I’m short on time, my favorite way to squeeze in art is painting fast florals I keep a Pinterest board of flower photos and paintings for quick reference so I always have inspiration photos at my finger tips “Wet into Wet” is a fun watercolor technique that is … Continue reading

Creations, Flowering Tea Cup Centerpiece

Welcome to the Monthly Creative Craft Hop hosted by Andrea of Design Morsels If you are hopping in order and coming from My Family Thyme, I know you enjoyed her custom pillow cover! I have been wanting to make a “pouring” centerpiece for quite a while, and when I was gifted this adorable tea towel … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Floral Tea Party

One of my fellow Traveling Toters, Emily @theFrenchHutch gifted me with this pretty Curious Teacup Towel from MacKenzie-Childs Naturally, my first thought was “Tablescape!” My mind was spinning, I could hardly wait! A trip to Hobby Lobby with a pouring centerpiece in mind I found lots of pretties that I could combine I gathered my … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Marinara Ricotta Meatball Bubble-up

I recently tried a recipe on my April recipe bucket list for Baked Ravioli I made a Marinara Ricotta Dip sauce for dipping ~ The baked ravioli was good but I probably won’t make it again BUT One of my friend’s said that the dip was so good he would even eat it on a … Continue reading

Party Panache, Kentucky Derby Ideas

Do you watch the Kentucky Derby, usually on the first Saturday in May? Last year it was moved from May to Labor Day and we had a lot of Derby Day fun at our Delayed Derby Party This year it’s May 1, a mere 2 weeks away I’m not sure if we are going to … Continue reading