hydrangea and mercury glass tablescape

July is hydrangea season! Hydrangeas are one of my all time favorite flowers and they are in full bloom! We have several varieties in the back yard and I brought some in to create a simple but beautiful centerpiece for this summer tablescape. We love to eat outside during the summertime but it’s been blazingContinue reading “hydrangea and mercury glass tablescape”

patriotic tablescape with chalkboard flags

How do you set a table for the 4th of July without using red and blue tabletop items? We will show you how to do it and yet still remain festive. I am not a huge red gal. I have mentioned it here before and I am sure I will mention it again. I don’tContinue reading “patriotic tablescape with chalkboard flags”

red, white and blue popsicle prosecco refresher

I have a fun and refreshing beverage for the upcoming 4th of July holiday.  Summertime is in full swing and it is HOT, making this the perfect drink to help with the festivities. It is super easy but packs a big punch.  It is refreshing and fun and festive. I love bubbly, whether it’s champagne, sparkling wine, cavaContinue reading “red, white and blue popsicle prosecco refresher”

rustic and casual summer tablescape

The “official” start to the Summer season according to the equinox is less than a week away but for many of us summertime is well under way.  Summer gatherings and mingling tends to be more relaxed, which brings outdoor grilling onto the menu with more casual settings.  The tablescape I am sharing today is perfectContinue reading “rustic and casual summer tablescape”

moss chargers DIY

I recently created these moss chargers using inexpensive, plastic chargers and moss sheets.  It was pretty easy and I love the organic vibes they gave this table{a MOSSY tablescape} I shared a few days ago. This DIY craft is very simple and you only need inexpensive, plastic chargers, sheet moss mats, spray adhesive and sturdyContinue reading “moss chargers DIY”

bon appetite – It’s Salad Season!

Now that the weather is lightening up and getting a bit warmer everyday, our menu choices are lightening up as well and changing with the season.  We are big fans of salads around here and I am sharing a few of my favorites today, which have a bit of a twist to give them aContinue reading “bon appetite – It’s Salad Season!”

Easter tablescape

Hi friends.  I know Easter has come and gone but I wanted to quickly pop in and share our Easter tablescape for this year for future reference.   Easter was fun and we were blessed with a little bit of family.  I shared our menu in my last post which you can read all theContinue reading “Easter tablescape”

Easter menu ideas

Happy Easter week!  I hope everyone is enjoying some type of Spring goodness in their neck of the woods.  Over here we are prepping and preparing for the Easter Sunday celebration. The menu is pretty much set and the shopping is mostly done.  Some final decorating details are getting done plus the Easter tablescape willContinue reading “Easter menu ideas”

French 75 – the best cocktail ever!

Since St. Patrick’s day has the reputation of a big drinking holiday I thought I would share my favorite cocktail of all time- the French 75.  It’s not very Irish but it’s my jam! If you like bubbles and tart drinks this will be your jam too.  It’s a mixture of Gin and sparkling wineContinue reading “French 75 – the best cocktail ever!”

fireside romantic table for two

Hello friends!  Today I am sharing a cozy table set by a roaring fire that is perfect for any long winter night.  I set this with Valentine’s Day in mind, but I think it’s even more special to just set a pretty table to share with your loved one, anytime, just because.  The unexpected isContinue reading “fireside romantic table for two”