Tablescapes, Flower Power

Ahh, the power of flowers!     Isn’t it amazing how flowers bring life to a room, a vignette, or a space…       They can bring an instant smile to your face     And make the world a happier place!     These crazy blooms     are bursting all over the … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Heartbeat

This painting was commissioned by a special friend, {who also keeps my hair magically blonde} for her new space in an upscale French themed salon     She wanted an abstract that was sophisticated, yet pretty, interesting, but not too busy… Something to remind her to keep calm and carry on…   We looked at … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Light & Fresh Garden Stuffed Shells

I got the inspiration for this dish from Karen at Back Road Journal,     she recently posted a luscious looking Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Shells with Two Sauces       My mouth was watering, but since we are trying to eat lean this month, I decided to lighten it up     Roasted … Continue reading

Creations, Spring is Blooming!

  Things are “springing” up all over, a constant inspiration to draw and paint blooms and bright fresh things…   Brushes laptop skin   Things will be blooming from April showers   Bloom throw pillow   Gardens will fill with a rainbow of colors and different flowers   Mary’s Bloom rectangular pillow The above “Mary’s … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Zucchini with roasted garlic and lemon

Gheff! Nope, I didn’t sneeze!  or swear  😂   this recipe is gheff, you know… Green, Healthy, Easy, Fast & Fancy!     Slice zucchini lengthwise into thin planks       Roasted garlic gives the zucchini a tangy sweetness that is not overwhelming and the roasting garlic fills your kitchen with a wonderful  aroma… … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Island buffet with Nora Fleming flatware caddy

“I thought your New Year’s Resolution was to not buy anything,” he said     “It is!”  I assured him     “You sure are getting a lot of boxes…” he said     Here’s the thing, in January one of my BFFs from Minnesota came for a visit and she told me about this … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Lucky Shamrock Pot

Are you feeling lucky this month?     I decided to paint myself a pot of lucky shamrocks to place by my door to lure a pot of gold  💰   This is the backside of my Mardi Gras mask sign, 2 for 1!  Saves on storage space too!     I decided to just … Continue reading

The Organized Life, March Paint Bucket

Welcome Spring!     So many of us have had an early taste of Spring, and in the South, we have enjoyed many days stolen from summer   February was an indulgent month around the Painted Apron, with the Raspberry flavor of the month winding it’s way into so many sweet and savory treats… Instead … Continue reading

Tales of the Traveling Tote

Welcome to another tale of the traveling totes!  I am a newbie to the group, but I have already have had a ton of fun with these wonderful ladies, and my tote, Miss Coquille     Miss Coquille is named after the French word for shell, because she will be doing most of her traveling … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, White Chocolate Raspberry Bundt

Happy Fat Tuesday!!     Since we made a Cinnamon Roll King Cake  last week     Let’s celebrate today with a White Chocolate Raspberry Bundt cake!       Do you have a Nothing But Bundt cake store in your area?  One opened in Birmingham last fall, and I thought, well, anyone can make a … Continue reading

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