Home Decor, Birthday Bouquet Pumpkin

When I learned about this flower arranging technique from ever so clever Mary at Home is Where the Boat is, I immediately put it on my must do list…         I was looking for a container for a bouquet of birthday flowers when I had an “ah ha!”Β  moment and decided it … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, MacKenzie-Childs inspired Fall Crafts

This has been a stressful week in the South, and I am happy to report that our little piece of Gulf Coast paradise was spared this time, but my heart aches for everyone suffering from the incredible devastation from Hurricane Michael…many many prayers for my eastern neighbors, Georgia and the Carolinas and now Virginia! Unbelievable … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Halloween Fun

A little Halloween fun from the archives today, Crazy for Candy Corn! Bottoms up!       The candy corn craziness has begun!         The witch has tossed her hat aside and is deep in a margarita grande glass of candy corn!         Dive in a grab some!   … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Trick or Treat Buffet

A little Halloween fun today, to get you in the mood, how about a Trick or Treat Buffet!         Help yourself to this spooky candy spread, and watch out for spider webs overhead!         Lights and candles set the scene         It won’t be long now … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Sunny Pumpkins & Sunflowers

Last week I got very inspired by my talented Floral Friday friends, Pam, Mary, Shirley & Lidy         They post fabulous floral arrangements on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month.Β  Click on their names above to visit their posts         They inspired me to go get some … Continue reading

Home Decor, Pumpkin Farm Kitchen

  Pumpkin Alert! Pumpkins are supposed to arrive at Trader Joe’s today! You can bet that TJ’s will be my first stop when I get back to the “city” tomorrow!     In the meantime, I’ve been having a little fun with my “beach” pumpkins       Last year’s Pumpkin Farm has moved into … Continue reading

Tablescapes, September Sunflowers

  Welcome to Celebrate and Decorate’s Annual Fall Tablescape Hop! I always turn to sunflowers for early fall decor, and this time I used a mix of faux sunflowers and real sunflowers with real leaves, faux hydrangeas, pumpkins and other dried natural elements             The sunflower heads will be ok … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy Labor Day!

  Labor Day weekend marks the end of summer in the US and the change to the fall season         We are in the midst of celebrating many things this weekend, yesterday was all about football, and today is all about family and being together       Labor Day weekend also … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Fishy Fajita Buffet

As Labor Day approaches, the end of summer is not far away and I think we all anxiously await fall fun We actually have about 8 months of nice warm weather in the South, and we’ll be able to swim until mid October.Β  But when school starts, and football begins, aren’t you ready for pumpkins, … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Poolside Picnic

  This corner of the deck is the ideal cozy spot for a little poolside picnic         When it was time for a larger table for the upper porch, this one was relocated to the pool deck         It’s a nice place to chill out and watch the action … Continue reading

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