Tablescapes, Summer Whimsey

What says summer better than flowers, bright colors and polka dots! I couldn’t wait to set a summer fun table with my fancy tulip pot! It’s actually called a tulipiere I’ve been having a lot of fun placing it here and there Today it’s sitting atop a Courtly Check ruffled cake stand Doesn’t it look … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Copycat Fergal the Frog

As many of you know I have a passion for MacKenzie-Childs I love their basic black and white Courtly Check, the way they mix patterns, the color combinations and the sheer whimsey of their pieces Fergal the frog has tempted me on many occasions I have drawn him And today I’m going to show you … Continue reading

Tales of the Traveling Tote, Fall Frolics and Hurricane Headaches

Welcome to the December edition of Tales of the Traveling Tote! This MacKenzie-Childs loving tribe shares the adventures we’ve had with our Courtly Check totes every 3 months and we celebrate with a giveaway! It is hard to imagine a mere 3 months ago, Sept 1 2020, Miss Coquille, Hello Gorgeous and I were getting … Continue reading

Creations, Trick or Treaters

Are you ready for a little pre Halloween fun? Our monthly Creative Craft blog hop is full of Fall and Halloween crafts and ideas to share and inspire! Thank you Andrea of Design Morsels for hosting this great hop If you’re here from Debbee’s Buzz I know you’ve already had some Halloween fun! I know … Continue reading

Tales of the Traveling Tote, Summer Travels

Welcome to another Tale of the Traveling Tote! Everything has been a challenge these past months, Most of us did very little, if any, traveling… When things began to close down in mid March, Miss Coquille, Hello Gorgeous, and I headed south I never dreamed we would end up staying for almost 5 months in … Continue reading

Tales of the Traveling Tote, Staying Home

  Happy June! I normally don’t post on Mondays, but this is a special occasion… Time for the June Tales of the Traveling Tote!         Wow, has our world has changed since our March 1 post! I will always remember the beginning of the incredible changes to our lives by what I … Continue reading

Tales of the Traveling Tote, Welcome March

  Welcome to Tales of the Traveling Tote March 2020!         Miss Coquille, Hello Gorgeous, and I have been homebodies this winter         It has been a rainy winter and the beach just wasn’t calling me… Alabama winters are crazy, rainy and cold one day and sunny and mild … Continue reading

Tales of the Traveling Tote, Serendipity

  Welcome to a very special Tales of the Traveling Tote!         Today we are celebrating our 5th anniversary of travels! Our founder, Patti@Pandora’s box emailed us last fall to say that she had been in touch with MacKenzie-Childs, and told them how much love we have for all things MacKenzie-Childs, and … Continue reading

Tales of the Traveling Tote #21, Fabulous Fall

  Happy December!  🎉 Welcome to the Tales of the Traveling Tote #21 My tote, “Miss Coquille” and I have had a fabulous fall           We kicked off September with a 3 generation family reunion at the beach house       I took Miss Coquille with me to visit CCOG … Continue reading

Tablescapes, MacPumpkin Octoberfest

  I have been enjoying  Fanciful Pumpkins so much in my Fall decor         I call them MacPumpkins because they were inspired by MacKenzie-Childs         Time to bring them to the table!         I displayed them “bakery” style, perched on cake stands of different heights   … Continue reading