Tablescapes, Pink & Yellow Roses

When life hands you lemons, you make lemonade, right? So when life handed me pink and yellow roses, I made a tablescape πŸ’πŸ˜Š HHjr is so incredibly thoughtful, he brings me flowers all the time and came home the other day with these gorgeous pink and yellow roses So since these beauties arrived my way, … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Blueberry Summer

Blueberries, lemons, & limes… It is definitely good ole Summertime! There’s something about the colors yellow, lime and blue When they’re all paired together, it sings Summer to me, does it to you? It’s too hot and buggy on the patio Indoor dining is the way to go Hydrangeas, alstromerias, mums, and green berries that … Continue reading

Views from the Porch, 4th Fun & Menu

I’ve been relaxing at the beach this past week, lots of fun, friends, fireworks and fish! The guys love to go fishing, especially during Snapper season They’ve caught some big ones! CC brought her gymnastics mat and it didn’t take the kids long to discover it made a great slide into the pool We caught … Continue reading

Party Panache, Summer Ladies Luncheon

Summer has arrived with a bang in the South, it is hot hot hot! Let’s keep cool today and have a fancy lunch inside I have been enjoying the flower filled Painted Birdhouse as a Summer centerpiece in the foyer It is the perfect spot to enjoy a cool Summer luncheon… Here is the menu … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Spinach & Watermelon Summer Salad

We had a delayed Memorial Day celebration with our family, the boys wanted to come the following weekend instead for the grand opening of snapper season, so we had a “Memorial Day Delay” They were very successful! Red Snapper season is a very big deal on the Alabama Gulf Coast, it is limited to weekends … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Annual Friends & Family Weekend

Happy Father’s Day to all the wonderful Dads! We are celebrating Father’s Day with our Annual Friends and Family weekend, with our BFFs plus our son who will be without his little sidekicks as they are away at camp My son is the head chef on beach weekends and together we planned the menu, keeping … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Remember When

Remember when there was a phone booth on every corner And a newspaper on the front lawn Now it’s all cell phones and computers Those old days are gone Campaigns slogans were promising a “Chicken in every Pot!” Now it’s Immigration, Abortion, Oil Pipe line or not~ Remember when you’d write a note, just pick … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Burgers and Blue Moons

Things got back to normal quickly after the flooding on the coast last week. What a difference a day makes! In 24 hours most of the water had receded and things were drying out, thank goodness!! Crazy Mother Nature! Unfortunately so many people did have damage and a mess but in some places it was … Continue reading