Tales of the Traveling Tote, Where In the World …

  Hello! Welcome to  “Where in the World …” a new Tales of the Traveling Tote adventure! The Tales of the Traveling Tote group is made up of 12 McKenzie-Childs loving ladies who all happen to have the same tote bag that we love to photograph in various places         Back in … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, MacKenzie-Childs inspired Fall Crafts

This has been a stressful week in the South, and I am happy to report that our little piece of Gulf Coast paradise was spared this time, but my heart aches for everyone suffering from the incredible devastation from Hurricane Michael…many many prayers for my eastern neighbors, Georgia and the Carolinas and now Virginia! Unbelievable … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Checkmate!

I made this flower arrangement several months ago with these crazy black & white check flowers from MacKenzie-Childs I have been dying to share it with you, but I wanted to wait until the back ordered bee stems arrived         Well, buzz buzz, the bees finally flew in the other day, just … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Tales of The Traveling Tote, Art in the Park Tabletop Picnic

A twist on Take-out Tuesday today as I join my fellow Traveling Tote gals with a tablescape starring our totes Our sisterhood formed from a mutual adoration of all things MacKenzie-Childs and we share “adventures” using our totes, who all have names and personalities I chose a French art theme for my table because my … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Peach Party with Raspberry Peachtinis!

Today we’re having a Peach Party!   Peach is the June flavor of the month so today is dedicated to peachy things     A peachy pink runner and some green and peach plates     And martinis of course, to celebrate 🎉     Creamy  Raspberry Peachtinis     Ice cream and fresh fruit … Continue reading

Tales of the Traveling Tote Jaunting into June

The Traveling Tote group is made up of MacKenzie-Childs loving ladies who share the adventures they have with their totes inspired by the book/movie The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants You can read about how this group got started over at Patti’s Pandora Box here We’ve named our totes to give them each a distinct … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Rose Topped Coconut Poke Bundt Cake

I’m not exactly sure where I will be for Mother’s Day this year so I decided to get myself a few flowers and bake a little cake, you know, just to indulge myself a little  take the pressure off my children… They will be chasing after their own children… So I created a little Mother’s … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Flower Market

Welcome to a designer inspired flower “market”     Some of my favorite designers “sparked” it     I have long loved the designs by MacKenzie-Childs and Mary Englebreit     They have brought me many hours of painting delight     I was so excited to hear of a Spring Sale     From … 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

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