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

Tablescapes, A Portable Picnic for Two

Everything you need for a picnic for two Right in a handy tote! This is just an old fashioned bottle carrier~ Italian sub sandwiches, and a bucket of cherries A bottle of wine for sipping and plastic glasses tied on the sides The sandwiches are wrapped in parchment then a large striped “lapkin,” a large … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Smokey Chipotle Pasta Salad

I am participating in the Mystery Ingredient Club over at Rattlebridge Farm today.  The mystery ingredient this time is chipotle. Once I started looking around, I found chipotle in so many different things…I ultimately decided to try a pasta salad recipe from the Pioneer Woman.  I did change a few things, if you want to … Continue reading

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