Tablescapes, An “Un Royal Tea”

    In honor of the royal wedding, won’t you join me for a spot of a tea?         This  “un royal” setting is for just you and me!         Silver teapots shine on a tray with bouquets         Plenty of tea things and flowers to … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Skinny Cheese Enchilada Dip

  We had fun Saturday watching the “Greatest Two Minutes in Sports,” All those poor Kentucky Derby hats getting droopy in the rain!       We chose our picks for win-place-show and put $10 in the pool         Since it was Cinco de Mayo, we noshed on Skinny Cheese Enchilada Dip … Continue reading

Holidays, Mother’s Day Brunch

  Will you be celebrating Mother’s Day next Sunday?       Mine will be quiet, with just HH We are so lucky that our children live near by, we get to see them all the time They all will be busy with end of the school year parties and activities next weekend, so we … Continue reading

Holidays, Cinco de Derby, Run for the Tacos & Pina Colada Salad

  The fun holidays have really been jumbled up this year       And this Saturday is not only Cinco de Mayo  💃         It’s also the Kentucky Derby, the famous horse race, also called The Run for the Roses  🏇 🏇       🏇 This is my sweet niece and her cute … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Triple Lemon Blueberry Bundt Cake

  Bursting with blueberries, this triple lemon cake is not overly sweet and can be enjoyed for breakfast or dessert     The triple lemon comes from lemon cake mix, lemon pudding and a thick lemony glaze         There is also lemon juice and lemon extract  🍋         Don’t … Continue reading

Creations, Birthday Bottles

      I am just crazy about this Birthday tissue paper, and bought it one day with no particular plan in mind…I also bought some other bright and happy prints and stashed them away for a future project         I also save interesting bottles, like this opaque black 19 Crimes Chardonnay…the … Continue reading

Party Panache, 1-2-3 Warm Figgy Bleu Cheese Dip

      We enjoyed beautiful weather over Easter weekend, warm temps, blue skies, and boat rides           The water was a rainbow of blues         When all the children are here, action is non stop           By the end of the day, the … Continue reading

Holidays, A different kind of Carrot Cake!

Happy Easter!       We had a community Easter Egg hunt Saturday, all the little bunnies were so adorable Baskets in hand, my bunnies patiently waited for the hunt to begin…     For our celebration we had a “Carrot” cake         This is not your traditional carrot cake, this is … Continue reading

Party Panache,Monte Cristo Mini Danish

This is a little twist on the ever favorite Monte Cristo sandwich, perfect for breakfast or brunch, lunch or parties         You can serve them with jam on the side         Or on the top         A lovely little nosh!         All you … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Bunny Bash and Spring Table Hop Round-up

When my “city” bunnies heard they would not be needed this Easter, they decided to throw a bash of their own!       They hung the wreath on the door and put out the Busy Bunny Easter Grass Tree         They gathered colorful eggs and grasses         Nests … Continue reading

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