Home Decor & Tablescapes, Falling for Pumpkins

After a family filled weekend, everyone left except for DD and her family We were able to enjoy a low key day together before they had to go home CC was closely looking at our seasonal tree and she said, “Gigi, I think it’s time to take down these summery things, it’s fall now you … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pumpkin Flower Power

  I have really been enjoying my Pumpkin Flower Tower         Every day I give the floral foam flower layers a quick drink of water and the flowers have really lasted a long time! I’m thinking about replacing the real flowers with faux when they start to fade…         … Continue reading

Home Decor, Pumpkin Flower Tower

  Inspired by this fall arrangement from Southern Living, I couldn’t wait to try making my own         I love the colors they used, and the eucalyptus and berries, but I wanted to use what I had on hand, 2 orange flatish orange pumpkins and a large vase of mixed mums   … Continue reading

Home Decor, Arched Doorways & Giveaway Winner!

Okay y’all, it’s officially fall!   So the calendar says, but we’re still in the 90’s in Alabama…  😅     But pumpkins have arrived  🎉   I couldn’t resist a centerpiece using the hand painted pumpkin table runner before I send it to the giveaway winner…     Yep!   Today’s the day!     … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pumpkins, Feathers and Leaves

What is your Thanksgiving tradition?  We have been going to HH’s sisters house for Thanksgiving for decades, but this year everyone is going their separate ways… sniffle, sniffle… 😢       BUT!  This means our family can be at the beach house for Thanksgiving   😎   I couldn’t wait to see what I could … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Candy Corn Party

I don’t like to eat it, but for decor you can’t beat it! Candy Corn! I found these mini pumpkin stems at Costco, a great flower source to go… Do you know what these are called?   When I saw them I was so enthralled~ Pretty as can be, it’s like they’re hanging from a tree … Continue reading

Tablescapes, First Signs of Fall

Have you experienced the first signs of fall? Has the temperature dropped where you live at all? We are still blasting the AC and suffering high humidity The only thing I’ve noticed are the shorter days And the changing angle of the sun’s rays… I think the light turns magical this time of year The … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pumpkin Patch

It was bound to happen… With all the Pumpkin Madness around here, it was inevitable that there would be a big pile … And how delightful to dine surrounded by a mass of pumpkins… all shapes and sizes real and faux combined to form a giant pumpkin patch! Large autumn leaves have fallen on the … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Thanksgiving Tables, Gobble Gooble!

Thanksgiving is at our house for the first time in years and I have been having lots of fun getting ready!  My son, a Food Network star “wannabe,” HHjr,  and I have been collaborating on the menu and he will brine and cook our turkey on the grill.  Not traditional, but we tend to grill … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Fall Hydrangeas and Pumpkins

My crazy hydrangeas are still blooming! They didn’t do much this summer.  Too much rain and not enough sun I am thinking…But they have been going crazy the last month or so, they are about 6′ tall! How do you set a table with summer blue and purple hydrangeas when it is 3 weeks before … Continue reading