Tablescapes, Poolside Picnic

  This corner of the deck is the ideal cozy spot for a little poolside picnic         When it was time for a larger table for the upper porch, this one was relocated to the pool deck         It’s a nice place to chill out and watch the action … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Sinful Sliders

Okay, I just realized I have been misspelling Worcestershire Sauce… 😱 I thought it had another H in there after the c…so if you’ve been wondering all this time why I keep spelling it like that, I am so sorry!!  I’m not going back into my recipe archives to change it in every single recipe … Continue reading

Holidays, Memorial Day Cook-out Recipes you can cook inside!

  We will be watching the rain from Alberto tomorrow, but we aren’t complaining… We are so fortunate to live in the USA, where so many men and women have graciously served to keep us safe and free! Thank you for your service!       Just in case your picnic or BBQ gets rained … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Summer Picnic Ideas

      With Memorial Day on the horizon and warmer weather arriving, doesn’t it put you in the mood for a picnic?         Grab your basket and load it up with portable yummies         Sure you can fill it with chips and a jar of pickles, but something … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Grab-a-Snack Jars

This is a fun project, and you will love the convenience of having these snack jars to grab and take with you whether you are off to work, doing errands, or just going outside to enjoy Spring         You might be surprised at all the combos you can come up with from … 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, Sunny Summer Seaside Picnic

  We’re dining alfresco today and joining Chloe for the Celebrate and Decorate blog hop!     Please come right in, I’m so glad you’re here!     We live on the coast this time of the year…     And most of the time you’ll find us up here     Under the arbor, … Continue reading

Creations, Picnic Basket Redo

I’ve had this picnic basket  for ev er     I decided to perk it up a little     This is a 15-20 minute project     Don’t you just love a speedy little craft?     Let the paint dry for an hour or so   Then tie on a pretty ribbon   … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Wild Rice Salad with Corn, Peas & Blueberries

This salad is a nice change from pasta or potato salad     It’s not mayonnaise based so it’s great for picnics and summer gatherings     I used the Minute brand Brown & Wild ready to serve rice which comes in individual cups that you microwave for 90 seconds     Then I mixed … Continue reading

Party Panache, Baby Ham & CheeZee Bites

Guess what?  These little magic muffins are full of zucchini!     Plus cheese, onion, and ham with eggs and a little Panko to bind everything together   Light and tasty, perfect for parties, tailgates, picnics, brunch~   And you can make them ahead of time and keep them in your freezer   Grate zucchini … Continue reading

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