Tablescapes, Summer Favorites

Right now I’m recovering from family vacation last week, 😴  and catching up, so I rounded up some of my very favorite summer tables to revisit They are full of ideas, inspirations and crafts you might like to try for your summer tables and vignettes Trattoria Sardina These colorful fish plates inspired ideas for painted accessories … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Grand Old Flag Tables with Painted Flag Glasses

  It’s not too late to paint some flags for a patriotic celebration!     A blue rectangle, a few wavy brush strokes and some dot stars     Make dots using the handle tip end of your paintbrush     Okay, now we can set the table!     Come on out, it’s bright … Continue reading

Holidays, Things you should be doing in May…

How often do we say, “life’s too short,” or “time is flying,” or “I can’t believe it’s summer/fall/winter/spring already!” Next Sunday is May 1, and with a little advance planning maybe we can slow things down and enjoy the moments… Here’s what we need to be doing in May Gather ’round the Maypole  💃   … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Summer Garden Favorites

Is your garden growing?   Are the farmer’s markets overflowing? Today I am going to re-share some of my very favorite Garden recipes and tables to use with your summer bounty while I am busy entertaining everyone during our family reunion~ Garden Sliders are so colorful, baked eggplant chips with a Parmesan crust, sandwich mushrooms, … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Summer Centerpiece Fun!

Don’t you love a wow factor, something totally unexpected on the table?   For anything from a simple meal to a special party,  it’s fun to surprise and delight your family or guests.   My favorite place for inspiration is the grocery store.  Although flowers are my passion, I often turn to other natural elements for … Continue reading

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