Tablescapes, Irish Spring

  Next Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day! I want to send some gold and green your way~ With an Irish Spring Table…       and suggestions for food to get you in the mood!         The recipes above are some favorites from the past year, that feel like Irish food to … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, King Cake Crowns

  Happy Fat Tuesday!       For our celebration I made vanilla mini bundt cakes Don’t they look like little crowns?         I had some help too!         What makes these cakes so festive is the colorful batter           Gel food coloring produces intense … Continue reading

Party Panache, Bourbon Recipes for Mardi Gras!

  It’s less than a week until Fat Tuesday!Β  🎭     Barbie Masks from DIY Barbie Blog here           Make the most of your Mardi Gras celebrations with these recipes made with Bourbon!         Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam Crostini with Pimiento Cheese & Praline Pecans     … Continue reading

Creations, Decoupage Memory Box

  I know Valentine’s day is so yesterday, but it is still February, and I had an idea about how I could enjoy my Valentine cards all year long         I found this wood cube in the craft section of Target and decided to decoupage parts of the cards on it   … Continue reading

Creations, St. Patrick’s Day Basket

  St. Patrick’s Day is a big event at our house No we’re not Irish… It’s my granddaughter CC’s birthday ☘️       She is going to be 6!!       Where does time go? Maybe the leprechauns can slow it down!       Knowing it was going to be a rainy … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Mardi Gras Time!

  We had a lovely, laid back Valentine’s day at the beach,       But February on the coast means Everything is covered in purple gold and green!       Mardi Gras Madness, as the locals know         Means bring out the decorations, put on a show!       … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pink Kisses

  Happy Valentine’s Day!         My sweet daughter and son in law gave me these gorgeous flowers last weekend         Pinky red tulips and a hydrangea, plus a white and pale pink hydrangea, in a frosted hot pink vase… Swoon!         Tones of red, pinks and … Continue reading

Holidays, Galentine’s Gifts

  I have received some wonderful gifts from my girlfriends lately and thought it would be fun to share them with you in case you need a gift idea for the Galentines in your life…         The other day I found a package in my mailbox, and opened it to find this … Continue reading

Holidays, Valentine’s Day The Easy Way

It’s all about Valentine’s Day this week with a Valentine Tablescape Blog Hop, a buffet of ideas for beautiful, romantic, sweet or fun ways to set your table for Valentine’s Day ❀️   You can enjoy a lot of Valentine fun without working too hard…         You know the old saying, “The … Continue reading

Tablescapes, XO Hugs & Kisses

  Welcome to the annual Celebrate and Decorate Valentine Blog Hop!       Valentine’s Day is celebrated as a birthday in my house,Β  my son was born on Valentine’s Day, and he is a real sweetheart!         To keep this table more on the masculine side, I chose to use black, … Continue reading

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