Halloween Fun!

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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

Cupcakes & Tea for the Witch & Me!

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Halloween is just around the corner so I decided a little insurance might be a good idea…Just in case a witch stops by, to cast a spell, or spill some spiders, or do some other ghastly prank or ghoulish trick…I set a table for her & me, so we could sit down for a cup … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Fall at the Beach & Tempura Onion Rings

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Hungry Husband and I were able to sneak away to the beach this weekend and it is still summer like here, highs still in the low 80’s, and last night we had no guests, plans or children…sometimes a little down time is needed!  We generally don’t go to a lot of trouble with meals when … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Seafood lunch

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Recently we entertained some very hard working friends during a leisurely September weekend on the coast.  I decided to set the tone for the weekend with a little “counterscape” on my kitchen island I filled a large shell dish [Pottery Barn 2010] with some of my favorite shells…then I added some blue pebbles just for … Continue reading

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