Summer’s Here!

Want to go on a boat ride? The first weekend of May arrived on the gulf coast with sunny skies and turquoise waters. People were celebrating the arrival of summer everywhere you looked Hop aboard, let’s go! The water was gorgeous One of the first things we saw was this enthusiastic pooch playing fetch at … Continue reading

Party Panache, Gearing up for Mardi Gras!

People along the Gulf Coast are very serious about Mardi Gras.  You might be surprised to learn that the very first Mardi Gras celebrations were in Mobile, Alabama, not New Orleans~ Decorations go up on King’s day Jan. 6, 12 days after Christmas, the feast of the Epiphany.  It celebrates the three kings, bringing their … Continue reading

Home Decor, Pelicans and Sunsets and a little remodel

We went down to the Gulf coast to have a little down time after all the fa la la-ing We met with our builder to finalize a little porch remodel There is a little space on the west end of the front porch that is never used So we are going to enclose part of … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Winter Escape

This post was written in early March, but I think you’ll enjoy the trip anyway! The Gulf Coast of Alabama is my favorite destination. Always. Well, except for when there’s a hurricane in the forcast…but we don’t have to worry about that for months.  This is the coldest time of year in both Birmingham and … Continue reading