Party Panache, Garden Party

  Let’s throw a little Garden Party today     With a Polka Dot Birdhouse     And Lunch in the Garden     Or on the porch     We can start out with a Carrot Dip Garden     Then we can nosh on Garden Tramenzzini     And a Mini Smorgastorta   … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Summer Garden

Before I gather things for fall decorating     There’s one little thing that needs correcting   It’s still summer, in full force,  here     I must set one more bright table before Autumn comes near     Bright colors, fresh greens and big bursting blooms     Sunshine and summer still pour through … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Blooming Watering Cans

This table was inspired by a watering can full of flowers     The result, no doubt, of April Showers     Things in my garden are starting to bloom     We took out some old bushes so there’s plenty of room     In late February the yard looked like this  ⬆️   … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy Spring!

This is my favorite day of the year, the first day of Spring!     It means bunnies and tulips     and more Tulips       And more tulips!     Time for Refreshing Spaces for Spring     April Showers   and getting a Little Fancy   Greening grass,  an Easter Egg … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Lunch in the Garden

We have had so much rain this spring that my backyard is a jungle  botanical garden… I’m so sorry California, how I wish we could share with you~     My Garden Girl has been working overtime and doing a great job   We recently enjoyed an unusually cool and bug free day, perfect for … Continue reading

Creations, Garden Girl

We don’t have a chance with the squirrels, rabbits and who knows what roaming in from the woods in our backyard, but we try~ HHjr planted the garden last weekend and said, “You and Superboy need to make a scarecrow for the garden, Mom, it can be a blog project…” They know if they tell … Continue reading

Creations, Raised Garden

We planted our first garden this year and it is so exciting.  I know, yawn, but I’m going to tell you about it anyway~ My husband and son are big DYIers. They almost never call a repair man, I have seen them fix just about anything.  They are competitive too, you know always trying to … Continue reading