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

Tablescapes, Love Letters

    ❤️  Welcome to the 2018 Romantic Tablescape Blog Hop  ❤️ Celebrate & Decorate’s clever Chloe has gotten us together to share table ideas for Valentine’s Day Be sure to drop by throughout the week to see all the fabulous tables!         Long ago, before text, email, and free long distant … Continue reading

Holidays, Valentine Love

Wine Cork heart   ❤️   psst…2 weeks to Valentine’s Day!     ❤️ Plenty of time for making Valentine crafts, gifts and recipes! Here are some of my favorites…   You can make a Ribbon Heart Wreath with things you have, a wire coat hanger and ribbon or fabric   Make a Candy tree or … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fanciful Hearts

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” Pablo Picasso   Play     Experiment         Choose non traditional colors         Blend         Squiggle           Grow         Sprout         Fly … Continue reading

Creations, Mardi-Gras Valentine Tree

I have officially declared winter to be over “Are you listening Mother Nature?”         We have been snowed in, iced in, and had frozen water pipes twice… in Alabama… that’s enough for one winter!!!             We have really enjoyed our slender Coastal Christmas Tree, but I felt … Continue reading

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