Tablescapes, Hearts and Flowers

  Instead of traditional red roses for Valentine decor this week         I opted for pink and white alstromeria       Thinking about what vase or container to put them in, I got an idea…         When I painted this cake dome, I painted every other heart upside … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Galentine’s Party

    Welcome to the annual Celebrate & Decorate Valentine Tablescape Hop! We are changing the format this time, all the blogs are posting on the same day, today! I normally post a Take-out Tuesday recipe every Tuesday, so this week I will be posting 2 fantastic Take-out Tuesday type recipes on Wednesday and Thursday … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Thinking Pink and Valentine’s Day

  I’ve been thinking pink and Valentine’s Day lately             In the spirit of keeping things cheerful and bright I refreshed the foyer tulips with more beautiful flowers and couldn’t resist adding a few Valentine touches       Bright yellow, green and pink not traditional Valentine colors, but so … Continue reading

Home Decor, Love Lantern and a Winter Valentine Mantel

  I am slowly transitioning out of January this week {winter winter go away!}         My pretty poinsettia was looking sad It has been blasted by a heating vent in our freezing weather I was tiring of the green garland too, it was looking cumbersome and I was ready for a change … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pink Kisses

  Happy Valentine’s Day!         My sweet daughter and son in law gave me these gorgeous flowers last weekend         Pinky red tulips and a hydrangea, plus a white and pale pink hydrangea, in a frosted hot pink vase… Swoon!         Tones of red, pinks and … Continue reading

Holidays, Valentine’s Day The Easy Way

It’s all about Valentine’s Day this week with a Valentine Tablescape Blog Hop, a buffet of ideas for beautiful, romantic, sweet or fun ways to set your table for Valentine’s Day ❤️   You can enjoy a lot of Valentine fun without working too hard…         You know the old saying, “The … Continue reading

Tablescapes, XO Hugs & Kisses

  Welcome to the annual Celebrate and Decorate Valentine Blog Hop!       Valentine’s Day is celebrated as a birthday in my house,  my son was born on Valentine’s Day, and he is a real sweetheart!         To keep this table more on the masculine side, I chose to use black, … Continue reading

Creations, Things to be Thinking about in January

  Okay, so I know we’re all about new beginnings, reorganizing, decluttering and deep cleaning, making New Year’s resolutions and living better, healthier… but that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun too!         Just ahead is Valentine’s Day, let’s think of some fun things we can do now to get ready   … Continue reading

Holidays, February Menus

  Happy Valentine’s Day ❤️ This is a busy week!  HH is on the coast overseeing some construction       Replacing the pool liner is supposed to be a 2-3 day job, but the weather has been so rainy and cold it has morphed into several weeks         I’m in “the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Raspberry Cheesecake Trifle

Happy Fat Tuesday!       We will be celebrating Fat Tuesday today with either Baby Beignets       or Crescent Roll King Cake for breakfast or dessert       and perhaps Mardi Gras Gratin or         a Muffaletta Pie for supper         And a Raspberry Cheesecake … Continue reading

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