Tablescapes, Spring Tease Giveaway!

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We have had some really warm weather for February, with 74 degrees on Sunday     The guys had not one, but 2 grills going,  so thankful that it’s rarely snowing…     My thoughts of spring were tabletop     So throughout the house, I proceeded to shop     A pot with grass and … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Mardi Gras Madness!

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  Mardi Gras compared to a party  🍾     Is like comparing a hurricane  💨🌪 💨     to a little rain  ☔️     It’s full out wild  🦁     and a lot of crazy   🤡     After the party, things might be hazy  🍹     Don a mask   … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Hearts & Arrows

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Welcome to the Romantic Table for Two blog hop!   Chloe from Celebrate and Decorate has gotten this group of fun and talented bloggers together this week to share some romantic inspirations with you with tables set for 2       HH has the key to my heart     A wonderful guy who puts up … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Grapefruit Spritzer

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I eat grapefruit like candy when it’s in season, and now I’ve discovered how to drink it too!       It’s been so warm on the coast, we feel like we’ve stolen days from summer       Perfect for enjoying breakfast on the porch           Recently the fog has been … Continue reading

Holidays, Valentine Love, crafts, sweets, tables, decor

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We celebrate all the holidays in a big way, especially Valentine’s Day XO rectangular pillow here         Not only is it a romantic day for us, it is HHjr’s birthday Valentine Birthday Dinner       My youngest son’s birthday fell on Thanksgiving sometimes, A Valentine baby and a Thanksgiving baby! White … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Citrus Explosion!

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The best part of winter to me is fresh citrus, especially big juicy grapefruit     This was a gloomy winter week, so I loaded up the table with an explosion of citrus for a weekend dinner party       I have a lot of things in sets of 2 and 4 so for … Continue reading

Holidays, New Year’s Eve Ideas

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What are you doing New Year’s Eve?     This year we are hoping to celebrate early in the day watching the Tide play the Washington Huskies to get a slot in the National Championship game Jan. 9     I am wondering how I am going to combine glam with football…     I … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Mimosas and Candy Canes

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Fearless Friday posted early this week so you would have an extra day for some last minute holiday crafts     A Merry Mimosa sign and mixing station     and candy cane card holders     You can read all about it here I wish you the merriest of holidays!   Full of angels … Continue reading

Tablescapes, JOY!

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Tis three days before Christmas   And right by the tree     Is a table for two     For Santa and me     Thoughts of Joy fill our hearts     We can’t wait until it all starts!     A special Santa looks down from above     Waiting to fill … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Dining at the South Pole

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We love to dine alfresco at the “South Pole,” weather permitting     There is nothing better than a little porch sitting       Snowflakes are a rarity here, so instead of flakes ❄️ We have flake plates!     Santas gather in their warm weather suits     These Santas wear flip flops, … Continue reading

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