Tablescapes, a baker’s dozen winter & spring tablescapes

This is a baker’s dozen round up of winter and spring tables from the archives, for thinking about the fun stuff coming up,  and to perhaps bring spring a little closer!   Super Bowl Skinny Spread       Citrus Explosion       King & Queen of Hearts         Sweetheart Cottage … Continue reading

Party Panache, Strawberry Tree

  We enjoyed a strawberry tree as part of our holiday fare     It was so pretty, and made quite a statement on the buffet       I couldn’t help thinking this would be so easy to change up for any occasion or holiday       like Valentine’s Day!   Bless your … Continue reading

Party Panache, Ditzy Ritz

  This is one of those recipes that made me want to immediately run to the store to get the ingredients         You know, an OMG I HAVE TO EAT THAT NOW type recipe 😋         Salty, buttery, flavorful, crispy, crunchy, crackers!       5 minutes to prep … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Sugar Bowl Santa

  We have had quite a Christmas in Alabama this year       After a devastating loss to our arch rival, Auburn, in the Iron Bowl, we thought our football season was over  😢         Then we got an early Christmas present Dec. 6 when it was announced that Alabama was … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Happy New Year Wreath with Paper Ornaments

  Do you ever get an idea that just takes over your reasonable side and insists you drop everything and do it right NOW?     Before Christmas when I should have been wrapping gifts and baking goodies and doing all things Christmas,  I got an idea that simply wouldn’t wait…         I … Continue reading

Party Panache, Show Your Colors Cake

  If you’ve never tried baking a multi colored cake, you must try, it’s tons of fun         There are lots of different methods, and this is a great short cut version       Prepare a white cake batter from scratch or use a quality white boxed cake mix Prepare batter … Continue reading

Holidays, Snowy Cookie Tree

  We got a surprise from Mother Nature on Friday     And we had a good old fashioned Snow Day     It was predicted and schools were closed and for once, many were home safe before the world turned white         The snowy trees were all the inspiration I needed … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Holiday Woodland

  I seem to be decorating backwards this year 😂     Our tree is still in a bucket of water outside but the dining room table is ready for Christmas Eve!       Welcome to the annual Celebrate & Decorate Christmas Tablescape Blog Hop     Chloe keeps us hopping every season when … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Holiday Sheet Pan Shrimp

  This recipe is ho ho ho holiday perfect, for family or guests     Seafood always says Special Occasion      and this Sheet Pan Shrimp is a fabulous way to get dinner ready in a hurry!     Place shrimp in an even layer in a large rimmed baking pan, pour sauce over … Continue reading

Party Panache, Holiday Apps in a Snap

  As much as I hate to re-live this fateful day,     We had some tasty noshes     and I want to share these “apps in a snap” for the busy days ahead!     White Cheddar Cranberry Almond Spirals were created with Alabama red and white in mind       And … Continue reading

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