Tablescapes, Mardi Gras Table and Easy King Cake

    Come on in and join the Mardi Gras celebration We always celebrate when there’s an occasion!         There’s also a festive wreath on the inside of the door~ Why have just one wreath when you can have more!         The table is set with festive glasses and … Continue reading

Creations, Mardi Gras Mesh Wreath

  I love Valentines Day and all the fun Valentine decor, but in the deep South February also means Mardi Gras!         This year Fat Tuesday, the height of Mardi Gras celebrating, falls on February 25 a mere 10 days after Valentines Day… Time to hurry up and decorate!       … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Hearts and Flowers

  Instead of traditional red roses for Valentine decor this week         I opted for pink and white alstromeria       Thinking about what vase or container to put them in, I got an idea…         When I painted this cake dome, I painted every other heart upside … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Aloha Raspberry Bread Pudding Ramekins with Vanilla Cream

  This is an easy recipe with a big Wow factor Raspberry white chocolate bread pudding with a vanilla cream sauce…         Sweet Hawaiian Roll bread cubes, fresh raspberries, white chocolate in a luscious custard served warm topped with a vanilla cream sauce You might just fall in love!       … Continue reading

Party Panache, Strawberry Pot Server with Ranch Garden Veggie Dip

  When we had a Super Bowl gathering last weekend, I wanted to serve something on the healthy side to balance out the pork fest we were having {pigs in a blanket, BBQ pulled pork and baby back ribs} 🐷         I decided fresh vegetables and an easy cold dip was the … Continue reading

Party Panache, Holiday Cookie Bars for any Occasion

  You know how sprinkles make everything better? Those happy little bits of color that brighten your day and say “hey, it’s party time!”       We had friends over to watch the Super Bowl Instead of a football theme I decided to decorate the buffet for 2 February holidays Valentines and Mardi Gras … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Galentine’s Party

    Welcome to the annual Celebrate & Decorate Valentine Tablescape Hop! We are changing the format this time, all the blogs are posting on the same day, today! I normally post a Take-out Tuesday recipe every Tuesday, so this week I will be posting 2 fantastic Take-out Tuesday type recipes on Wednesday and Thursday … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Galentine Cups & Mugs

  It’s fun to give special people in your life a little treat, Valentine’s Day or Galentine’s Day is the perfect occasion!         Fill a mug or teacup with a few Valentine treats It’s like a mini gift basket, as fun to make and give, as it is to get!     … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Thinking Pink and Valentine’s Day

  I’ve been thinking pink and Valentine’s Day lately             In the spirit of keeping things cheerful and bright I refreshed the foyer tulips with more beautiful flowers and couldn’t resist adding a few Valentine touches       Bright yellow, green and pink not traditional Valentine colors, but so … Continue reading

Home Decor, Love Lantern and a Winter Valentine Mantel

  I am slowly transitioning out of January this week {winter winter go away!}         My pretty poinsettia was looking sad It has been blasted by a heating vent in our freezing weather I was tiring of the green garland too, it was looking cumbersome and I was ready for a change … Continue reading

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