Creations, Uncle Sam’s Hat Vase

  Welcome to the monthly Creative Craft Blog Hop hosted by Celebrate & Decorate and Design Morsels If you’re visiting from B4s and Afters didn’t she have a great idea to recreate a tired decoration?!         Let’s get crafting!         We’ve all had to craft with what we have … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Dinner with Uncle Sam

  Welcome to the Patriotic Tablescape Hop hosted by Celebrate & Decorate and Design Morsels  I decided to build my table around a patriotic icon, Uncle Sam   photo source   There are varied stories about the origin of the term Uncle Sam He is widely recognized and remembered for his recruiting posters and his … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Keeping Cool with Watermelon

  Let’s cool off with some watermelon today         With higher temperatures on the way         Watermelon is a refreshing treat on a hot summer day!         I set a watermelon table for 2         It’s full of watermelon slices and has a … Continue reading

Holidays, Celebrating the Flag!

  In honor of Flag Day, the day that commemorates the adoption of the US flag in 1777, Let’s celebrate with all things flag!         Stars and Stripes Bottle   Flip Flops, Firecrackers and Flags     Red White & Beach Flag Tree           Sand Dollar Flag   … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Dinner with an Octopus

  Today is all about stress relief… Sit back, relax and feel the sea breeze         We’re going to have dinner with an octopus if you please! He’s not on the menu, just on the plates Let’s have some fun, and dinner awaits!         He’s very friendly, all jiggles … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Seafood Feast

    I set this table on Sunday for our Seafood Feast         A bright sunny day, everyone was enjoying the sea and sun         Anticipating a delicious spread of fresh seafood for dinner I just had to have some fishy fun!         It was quite … Continue reading

Home Decor, Summer Centerpieces

  With Memorial Day coming up and June just around the corner, Let’s kick off the summer season with a roundup of centerpiece ideas         One of the best parts of summer is the produce Beautiful tomatoes, watermelons, fresh sweet corn… Piled on a pretty platter, they make an instant centerpiece!   … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Mother’s Day in Pink and Blue

  I received a Mother’s Day surprise from my daughter Flowers, petit fours, everything bagel thins, Crème de Brie spread, and gourmet coffee pods She sent these via grocery delivery, isn’t that brilliant?         Needless to say, I am enjoying them so much, Such a treat to have fresh flowers!     … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Tray

  I love having fresh flowers in and around my home At the beach house we have beautiful hibiscus and begonias         But nothing to cut for arrangements… When HHjr brought home an array of beautiful produce, I thought, well, I can’t make a flower arrangement but I can make a vegetable … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Crazy Daisies

  In the midst of this incredible situation I have truly experienced a Godwink or three When my son, grandsons and I went to the beach to self isolate in mid March, I thought they would be staying for a week, and me, maybe two…         Then, as the situation escalated, the … Continue reading

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