Take-out Tuesday, Holiday Sweet Potato Rounds

  Here is an easy way to add sweet potatoes to your holiday meals Not only are they easy but they look elegant They can be prepared ahead of time and are simple to serve         They can be prepared for 1 or a crowd         Choose large sweet … Continue reading

Holidays, Transistions

  Please tell me your house isn’t perfectly decorated for Christmas… With a beautiful table set for Thanksgiving too… and wonderful aromas drifting from your kitchen… It’s not?  Oh good! Because I’m in the stage I like to call a Holiday Hot Mess!         Things are migrating…         It … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Holiday Orange Rolls

  I’m still working on our Thanksgiving menu…         Looking through my recipes I found these oh so wonderful Orange Rolls           The best way to describe these pillowy soft rolls is clouds           They are like eating sweet orange flavored clouds!     … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fantasy Owl

  Happy Friday! Fall is flying by… I am having fun this month participating in the Doodlewash November Art Challenge Drawing or painting something everyday from the prompt list AND! My 11 yr old grandson is doing it with me!!       We both had fun drawing owls and I want to share my … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Halloween Birthday Basket

  We were supposed to be on the coast this weekend celebrating DD’s birthday         We started seeing rain in the forecast on Tuesday All of a sudden, by Wednesday morning there was a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico We reluctantly called off the weekend…       And by … Continue reading

Holidays, Cute or Creepy?

  Now, if you’re one who doesn’t like Halloween, I get it… I am not a fan of the gory and terrifying stuff, Just bring on the cute and the fun!   Burlap Bottle Ghosts     My ghosts won’t scare you   Ghost Ship     or double dare you   Ghosts on the … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pumpkin Flower Power

  I have really been enjoying my Pumpkin Flower Tower         Every day I give the floral foam flower layers a quick drink of water and the flowers have really lasted a long time! I’m thinking about replacing the real flowers with faux when they start to fade…         … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Fall Harvest at the Pumpkin Farm

  Welcome to the annual Celebrate & Decorate’s Welcome Fall Tablescape Hop Please join the fun this week as we welcome Fall!       It’s harvest time on the Pumpkin Farm Time to pick up some farm fresh Pumpkins, apples and sunflowers~         The Farm Fresh Truck stand is overflowing!   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Sunflower Scarecrow

  How do you feel about colored pencils? When I first started drawing, I loved to use colored pencils and markers They are still favorite mediums, You have great control, and many options to achieve different effects   It was so hot at the beach last week, I couldn’t even paint on the porch 😅 so … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Fall Favorites

  I grew up in a household that loved to entertain and from the time I was a bride, LONG before there were such things as blogs or “tablescapes,” I have had a love for dishes and table setting…it is another art form for me, another way of creating something pleasing to the eye, and … Continue reading

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