Recipe Box, Asparagus Gratin and Favorite Asparagus Recipes

Asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables It is so versatile and can be used for appetizers, side dishes, entrees… My favorite way to cook asparagus is to simply roast it with olive oil, salt and pepper Maybe with a little Parmesan or lemon… I have been able to get fresh asparagus on my shopping … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy Easter!

  Bringing you an Easter Egg hunt and a virtual basket of eye candy for Easter!                                                       I wish you a blessed and healthy Easter as we pray for … Continue reading

Party Panache, Spring Bird’s Nest Cake

A little creative cake baking today When I wasn’t able to get the chocolate eggs I wanted for this bird’s nest cake I had to put my thinking cap on… A simple chocolate bundt cake With salted caramel drizzle 😋 After 1 hour in the refrigerator, the caramel disappeared into the cake A small overturned … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Easter Peeps!

  Welcome to Easter Tablescape hop hosted by Celebrate and Decorate This is sure to provide you distraction, happy thoughts, and smiles!         A little over 2 weeks ago, when the world was a normal place, I went to Trader Joe’s to get spring flowers to use on my table I was … Continue reading

Home Decor, Springing to Easter

  I have been busy filling my world with flowers         and bright spring things         We’ve had a lot of rain, oh the blooms it will bring!         So many things are growing and changing right now     Caterpillars soon to be butterflies, wow! … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Welcome Spring

  Trying to make the best of the situation and keeping things positive, I found some hopeful quotes and set a table to Welcome Spring!                               I hope I have brought you a few minutes of peace through the joy of … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Easter Egg Fun!

  A little Easter fun today with doodles       I first drew some very wonky eggs, added Easter grass and patterns, colored everything and topped it all with a sprinkle of jelly beans       Very fun!         Next I played with watercolor, making colored washes for eggs   … Continue reading

Holidays, hippity hop, Easter is on it’s way!

  We usually celebrate Easter at the beach, but this year everybody has too much going on…         We decided to combine Easter with Charlie Brown’s birthday, April 16,  and have some family fun next Saturday afternoon…a birthday party Easter Egg Hunt!       CC and Charlie Brown’s other grandmother is … Continue reading

Tablescapes, “MacCarrot”

  Today’s table is sort of an Ode to MacKenzie-Childs         MacKenzie-Childs has always appealed to me because of the creative ways their wonderful things are designed and painted         Their signature black & white check literally goes with anything, even bunnies and Easter eggs!         … Continue reading

Creations, Spring “MacCarrot” Swag

  I have been having a lot of crafty fun lately, inspired by my long time favorite MacKenzie-Childs Last week I shared a tutorial for bunnies and eggs       When a new MacKenzie-Childs catalog arrives, I pour over every page, so many whimsical wonderful things! This 24 Carat Swag caught my eye   … Continue reading