Tablescapes, Celebrating a Special Anniversary

This is the 500th Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch! Wowza, that’s a lot of tablescapes! In honor of Susan’s special anniversary, she asked us to share some of our very favorite tablescapes from our own archives How do I choose 5-10 favorite tables from my list of 270? I decided to pick … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Bunny Bash and Spring Table Hop Round-up

When my “city” bunnies heard they would not be needed this Easter, they decided to throw a bash of their own!       They hung the wreath on the door and put out the Busy Bunny Easter Grass Tree         They gathered colorful eggs and grasses         Nests … Continue reading

Tablescapes, a baker’s dozen winter & spring tablescapes

This is a baker’s dozen round up of winter and spring tables from the archives, for thinking about the fun stuff coming up,  and to perhaps bring spring a little closer!   Super Bowl Skinny Spread       Citrus Explosion       King & Queen of Hearts         Sweetheart Cottage … Continue reading

Halloween Fun!

Happy Monday! Just a quick reminder that we’re having some Halloween Fun this week… Linda from Life and Linda is throwing a Halloween Tablescape Link party and asked some other blogging witches to co-host with her the Painted Apron Life and Linda Rustic & Refined My Kentucky Living Stop by to see or share Halloween … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Villa della Luna Giveaway!

Today’s the day! The Villa della Luna Giveaway! This gorgeous Pfaltzgraff dinnerware is enchanting, and so versatile…I have had a LOT of fun playing with it… It looks great outside It looks great inside It looks great set on a casual bar top for 2~ it looks fabulous everywhere! It is happy in the garden … Continue reading

Creations, Fun with Fabric

I got carried away in the fabric store recently when I was looking for something to make new pillow covers for the master bedroom. All the cute seasonal stuff was in the front of the store, on sale, and it was hard to resist looking… I knew immediately that I wanted the French text print, … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Favorites from 2012

Here are some of my favorite tablescapes from this year that you might have missed, another review of the seasons and happy memories… SEAFOOD LUNCHEON SUMMER’S END WALK ON THE WILD SIDE FALL AT THE BEACH TRICK OR TREAT TABLE HALLOWEEN BEER CHEESE SOUP BUFFET GENDER REVEAL PARTY THANKSGIVING FOR 2 IRON BOWL BREAKFAST WITH … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Iron Bowl Party

I know you all are thinking about Christmas shopping, decorating and recipes…well, it’s still the height of football season here in Alabama and there is no bigger game all season than the Iron Bowl.  Watching the Iron Bowl is a tradition at our house, and every year we gather friends and family in the Man … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Velvet Pumpkins & late fall decor

When I start a tablescape or centerpiece I choose a piece to work as a base or an anchor and build from there.  You have to start somewhere right? It might be a tray or a bowl, or just a large object or series of objects.  This centerpiece began with a large round shallow bowl … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Healthy Apples!

APPLES! Turns out, an apple a day does keep the Doctor away! My husband, HH has been struggling with acid reflux for a while and has tried all kinds of pills and treatments.  After breaking out into a rash  3 days after starting Prilosec otc, he swore off all drugs.  Then, a crazy thing happened.  … Continue reading

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