Tablescapes, Sea Creatures & Shells

  We have really been enjoying our new table and the chairs are so comfy for dining or lounging {furniture source at end of post}         The table is cozy enough for 2 or easily can seat 8         This table for 2 features octopus plates!       … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Seashells & Sunshine

  It is hard to imagine this view we enjoyed just a few days ago, as we are being pounded by Tropical Storm Cindy on the Gulf Coast today     Let’s enjoy this other beautiful day as we’re wishing the rain, rain, would go away     Simply set, this table for two   … Continue reading

Party Panache, Easy Peasy Tabletops and Recipes

I wanted to share a few more easy peasy recipes that helped me feed the masses during the Family “Re-Onion,”  and some simple tabletops Our beach house is on stilts so the area under the house is handy for all kinds of things, especially parties! No need to worry if a thunderstorm pops up, you … Continue reading

Creations, New Life for an Old Bench, Paint, shells and sea glass

This 12 year old bench is very sentimental to me It is just a $100 bench from a big box store that we had to assemble Two very special people painted it blue for me after it had been out in the weather for a few years It survived Hurricane Ivan and Katrina It resides … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Seafood lunch

Recently we entertained some very hard working friends during a leisurely September weekend on the coast.  I decided to set the tone for the weekend with a little “counterscape” on my kitchen island I filled a large shell dish [Pottery Barn 2010] with some of my favorite shells…then I added some blue pebbles just for … Continue reading

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