Holidays, Happy 4th!

Our community annual 4th of July parade was on July 1 this year, and the parade route start is only a block away from our house,  so vehicles lined up out front before it started   All types of open vehicles, golf carts, convertibles, antique cars, decorated with flags and red white & blue   … Continue reading

Holidays, Flag Day

Happy Flag Day!     Summer in the USA is all about celebrations featuring  the red white & blue!   Here are some flag pictures, decor and recipes to inspire your celebrations!     Sand Dollar Flag   Nora Fleming Flatware Caddy   Painted Flag Glasses   Painted Flag Bottles   Home Decor     … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Firecrackers!

Here’s a fun design that anyone can do, easy peasy!     Start with a color sketch of what you want to paint, either your own sketch or an inspiration photo     I used $2 white rustic chargers from Hobby Lobby and glossy acrylic craft paint in red, white, blue, black, yellow and orange … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Seaside July

  Red white and blue     Stars and stripes and sailboats too     Firecrackers, and polka dots         A touch of yellow for extra Pop  🎇       Flags are flying everywhere     There’s even one in a nearby chair       Buckets have holders for corn … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Red White & Blueberry Cheese Danish

It’s fun to add red white & blue to your summer menu     Trying to come up with something festive but easy over Memorial Day weekend I turned to one of my best kitchen helpers, Pillsbury     After surfing through recipes on Pinterest I borrowed a little of this and a little of … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Summer Sand Dollar Flag

Not much time for painting this week because I have been hauling tableware, baking cakes, harvesting pineapples, making signs & menus, lounging in the South Pacific     I also hung around Bloody Mary’s Bali Ha’i Bar     But! I did have time to put together a summer flag for Memorial Day     … Continue reading

Holidays, Reflections for Mother’s Day

  A quiet morning, when the world is just waking up       Is the perfect time for reflection…       Sometimes when the wind stops and the mind is quiet     Things become crystal clear     Some are oblivious and drive right by, but others stop and enjoy the sun’s … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Rose Topped Coconut Poke Bundt Cake

I’m not exactly sure where I will be for Mother’s Day this year so I decided to get myself a few flowers and bake a little cake, you know, just to indulge myself a little  take the pressure off my children… They will be chasing after their own children… So I created a little Mother’s … Continue reading

Holidays, Fry-Tot-To for Cinco de Mayo!

Are you gearing up for a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta?     HH & I had a little celebration earlier this week so I could share this fun “Fry-Tot-To” recipe     Just in time for Cinco de Mayo  🎉     We were celebrating a picture perfect day on the coast after a severe … Continue reading

Holidays, May Celebrations

My calendar says April 23… Is that right??? How can it be April 23!!! May is always a busy month, with the end of school, the approach of summer, parties, dance recitals and graduations… I am planning now so I can be ready for all the festivities, and have been looking over these holidays in … Continue reading

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