Tablescapes, Late Summer Garden

    Oh sweet Summer, how have you gone by so fast? πŸ…Β  How I wish Summer produce could last and last! 🌽         Welcome to Celebrate and Decorate’s Late Summer Tablescape Hop! Our temps in Alabama have been hovering around the 100s this week so let’s dine inside away from the … Continue reading

Tablescapes, August Alfresco

  “Ohhh, that’s so pretty!” CC exclaimed as she bounced up the stairs from the pool         Smiling, I said “Thank you!”         “What are you doing Gigi?” asked Charlie Brown         “I’m setting the table for dinner,” I replied         “Are we … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Peach, Plum, & a Dash of Rum Ice Cream

  Is there anything better on a hot day than cool ice cream?         How about ice cream topped with fresh summer fruit and made with a splash of Coconut Rum, Yum!           When I make no churn ice cream I usually use Cool Whip Β it’s sooo easy … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pineapple Island

  My grandsons, Super Boy & Big E, are in Hawaii with their mom for 3 weeks We miss them so much!           In an effort to feel a little closer to them, I created a little Hawaiian feel on the beach house island         Pineapples, a tropical … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Birds of Paradise

  Hurricane Barry chased me off the coast for a week or so, our area didn’t experience any effects except rain, but sincere prayers go out to everyone impacted by the terrible flooding and destruction that occurred and is still occurring…         One of the first things I like to do when … Continue reading

Tablescapes, From Stars & Stripes to Crabs & Starfish!

  I hope you all are having a wonderful July!         My family celebrated our country’s birthday dining on our traditional favorites, BBQ ribs, corn on the cob, and Summer Squash casserole       We had 4th of July Cheesecake Pie And watched fireworks light up the sky over the Gulf … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Peonies in the Garden

  I will be on the coast most of the summer, but before I left, I couldn’t resist treating myself to some peonies from Trader Joe’s         I know, right???         Deep pinks and big bright whites!         I began to dream they came in straight … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Lobster Fest for the 4th

  Welcome to the Celebrate & Decorate annual Patriotic Blog Hop! I hope you get to visit all my fellow tablescapers for amazing inspirations, ideas and patriotic eye candy! Do you have big plans for the 4th of July?         It won’t be long now, the days just seem to fly by … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Porky Pig!

        I know a guy that loves to grill         The more grills he has going, the better he feels         The weekly favorite is some form of pork         Spare ribs, pork butt, bacon, so tender all you need is a fork … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Quiet Little Beach Town

  Summer weekends on the coast are wild and crazy       But Mondays are nice and quiet, and somewhat lazy         Things seem to settle down in my little beach town         After a house full of guests it’s nice to have no one around     … Continue reading

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