Recipe Box, Lemon Ricotta Lasagna Rolls with Spinach, Fennel & Basil

  Just in time for Mother’s Day, these light lemon ricotta lasagna rolls are elegant, yet surprisingly simple       The filled noodles are nestled on a bed of sauteed spinach, fennel and shallot, topped with Parmesan and finished with a little brown butter and fresh basil     They look sinful but they’re … 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

Gifts from the Kitchen, Last Minute Lemon Loaf Cake with Lemon Lime Glaze

Happy Mother’s Day!  🌷   I hope you Moms are being properly pampered today!!     Do you need a last minute sweet treat for Mom?     This is what I call a pantry cake, meaning, you can whip this up easily from things you have on hand     If you don’t have … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Fishing for Tulips

If you’re like me, you would love a Mother’s Day trip to the Sea…     A scented candle dressed up in blue     Will be at your place on the table, just waiting for you!     Fresh tulips and fishware swim everywhere!     We don’t have to go fishing, they’re here … Continue reading

Holidays, Mother’s Day Magic with Flowers

If the way to a man’s heart is food, the path to a woman’s is F L O W E R S     Girls of all ages L O V E  flowers     FTD provided these splendid blooms so we can create some instant magic for Mom…     A dessert display with … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy Mother’s Day!

I think May is my favorite month, the beginning of summer, the Kentucky Derby, Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, the end of school, Memorial day~ so many things to celebrate!! So whether you’re being served breakfast in bed or you are the one doing the serving, here’s a round-up of favorite summer breakfast and brunch … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Mother’s Day Memory Table with Photograph Runner

Mother’s Day can be emotional roller coaster Blessings,  memories~bittersweet times… I never had a soggy breakfast in bed… but one Mother’s Day I did get a midnight report from a 16 year old about a speeding ticket… 😳 The only things that are important are the wonderful memories, the good ones.  The joys we have … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Mother’s Day in the Garden

Happy Mother’s Day! Whether you are raising babies, teenagers, puppies, furry friends or grandchildren, we all know it takes a lot of love, patience, and hard work… I have been blessed with fantastic children, who have become my best friends as adults, and they have given me 3 precious grandchildren… but this post today is … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spring Everything!

I have been goofing off all week working hard at the beach all week overseeing the construction and trying to clean up the mess.   I have been living with hammers and saws and sheet rock dust as the work slowly comes to completion… It hasn’t been a great atmosphere for cooking, crafting and tablescaping! … Continue reading

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