Tablescapes, Summer Goodbye

  This is officially the last summer weekend around here, Next weekend is Labor Day in the USA, a holiday, Plus the start of college football and lots of good cheer             Labor Day is considered the beginning of Fall, even though our temperatures won’t be dropping much at all… … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Autumn Gathering

One of the reasons I fell in love with this Villa Della Luna dinnerware was I knew it could be versatile, despite the bright pattern I bought 4 dinner plates, bowls and latte mugs and 4 Napoli chargers to complement them Then Pflatzgraff asked me to do a promotion and they sent me 4 more … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Villa Della Luna & Giveaway Winner!

If you are the lucky winner today, [and I so hope you are] of this beautiful Villa della Luna dinnerware by Pfaltzgraff You will be dining by the sea and “Dancing with the Moon” You will be warmed by the terra cotta and cooled by the cobalt blue and charmed by the playful patterns and … Continue reading

Home Decor, Functional Centerpieces

Yesterday I posted about a fabulous dinnerware giveaway, and when it came to putting away my Villa della Luna , I just couldn’t do it! It was too pretty to stash away in a cupboard~ I often create vignettes on the kitchen island with dishware and produce, especially at the beach where storage is at … 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

Tablescapes, Villa Della Luna

I have some very exciting news today! Have you seen this Villa Della Luna pattern from Pfalztgraff? I bought some as a little secret present to myself in January this year, shhhh…..  It looks like hand painted Italian pottery~but it is actually very afforable It is so versatile too… you saw one of the Anniversary … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Mother’s Day in the Garden

Happy Mother’s Day! Whether you are raising babies, teenagers, puppies, furry friends or grandchildren, we all know it takes a lot of love, patience, and hard work… I have been blessed with fantastic children, who have become my best friends as adults, and they have given me 3 precious grandchildren… but this post today is … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Taco Soup Bar

My son emailed me this recipe for taco soup the other day which translates to “why don’t you make this for dinner next time I come over…..” I make Mexican dishes all the time but I’ve never made taco soup I didn’t even change anything!  I almost balked when the directions said not to drain … Continue reading

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