Holidays, Happy Spring!

This is my favorite day of the year, the first day of Spring!     It means bunnies and tulips     and more Tulips       And more tulips!     Time for Refreshing Spaces for Spring     April Showers   and getting a Little Fancy   Greening grass,  an Easter Egg … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Spring Vegetable Garden

There once was a pink little piggy       Who loved to chomp chomp on a radish     Lettuce, carrots and peas     All seemed quite lavish     He nibbled away     on a bright sunny day     And was thrilled to discover     A sandwich for this … Continue reading

Home Decor, Welcome Spring!

Welcome Spring! Silver and gold were great for the dreary winter months But it’s time for some bunnies and eggs, green grass and forsythia! The fireplace caught spring fever too “Via del Giardino”  that brightened up gray days got replaced by a fresh “painting” There are bunnies and blooms in the kitchen Mugs, plates and … Continue reading

Creations, “High Cotton” Tree

The term “high cotton” comes from the pre-Civil War era when tall cotton meant that the cotton crop was good and the market prices were high.  It became a general term for success and wealth… Last Christmas when I saw a tree decorated with  faux cotton garlands I got weak in the knees it was … 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

Creations, May Daisy Basket

April Showers are almost over and May is a glorious sunny month in the South.  I am going to put the umbrella away and hang this May Daisy Basket on our front door. This basket is just a quick little make over for a basket I already had I have used it many times for … Continue reading

Tablescapes, A Bunny Brunch

Springtime and Easter make me automatically think of having a lovely brunch… A delightful table for 2 In spring pastels of lavender, turquoise and pinks The bowls are set into painted grapevine wreaths, a half price Hobby Lobby find, I couldn’t resist the bright turquoise color of the wreaths… Of course I had to bring … Continue reading

Home Decor, A Little Bird Told Me…

Once Valentine’s Day is past do you start immediately putting away your winter decor, yearning for signs of Spring?  The calendar said February 15, and I was out the door for some retail therapy and inspiration! I had some things to return which is unfortunate.  When I return I always feel like I am making … Continue reading

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