a father’s day tablescape

I hope everyone had a wonderful Father’s Day surrounded by loved ones.  Our day was relaxing and I was able to style a Father’s Day tablescape with fresh hydrangeas from the yard. We had a super relaxing and enjoyable day at home with just family.  Many years we have gone to a local state parkContinue reading “a father’s day tablescape”

seashell tablescape

In honor of many beaches opening up across the country as SIP guidelines loosen, I am setting a table with seashells and dreaming of the beach. Join me as I set a seashell tablescape.

Easter celebration

I hope everyone had a beautifully blessed Easter with your loved ones.  Or maybe you are enjoying your passover holiday but whatever it may be, wishing peace to all. We started our day with church and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the service.  Our pastor is young and energetic, making his messages relatable and relevant to today’sContinue reading “Easter celebration”

mercury glass and moss Easter tablescape

Hello Friends! I finally finished my tablescape for Easter. Today I am sharing our mercury glass and moss Easter tablescape.

on the menu ~ chocolate | pistachio cake

Today I am sharing a yummy cake recipe that goes a long way.  Over spring break Miss M and I baked these for the family and decorated one with some Easter inspiration. Since the pistachio filling has a green tint I used it for my Stylish St. Patrick’s Day Tablescape post, giving you a sneakContinue reading “on the menu ~ chocolate | pistachio cake”

lemon inspired kitchen tablescape

I’m loving all the added daylight hours, sunshine and blooms this time of the year gives us.  It’s just a bright and cheery season which is a great mood booster.  It inspired me to set a bright, cheery tablescape in my kitchen.  Yellow to me is a happy color so I wanted to set theContinue reading “lemon inspired kitchen tablescape”

stylish st. patrick’s day tablescape

Hello friends!  We are less than a week away from the fun St. Patrick’s Day celebration and I set a table in its honor.  I used some specific things as a nod to the Irish heritage behind this holiday. The obvious would be to use green, Green and more GREEN, but I tried to doContinue reading “stylish st. patrick’s day tablescape”

on the menu ~ long pastas

Awhile ago I shared with you my Pasta 101 post and I wanted to elaborate further, focusing on long pasta shapes.  As I stated in my original post, not all pastas {brands, shapes, flavors, etc.} are created equal.  For basic knowledge on how to cook pasta please refer to my original post since I coverContinue reading “on the menu ~ long pastas”

romantic tablescape for four

Valentine’s day is less than a month away. It falls on a Thursday this year so we’re inviting some friends over for dinner on Friday night. An adult only affair with fancy foods and fun cocktails, and although I have not set the menu yet, I did start working on setting the tone. This tableContinue reading “romantic tablescape for four”

on the menu ~ shrimp lettuce wraps

I recently shared some casual summertime entertaining, which included a shrimp lettuce wrap dish I created on the fly.  As promised I’m sharing the recipe here. It’s pretty simple and delish, full of freshness.  I used an array of veggies I had in my crisper in the fridge but feel free to use what youContinue reading “on the menu ~ shrimp lettuce wraps”