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”

sweet notes for Valentine’s Day

Sweet notes for Valentine’s Day- as in musical notes…. Valentine’s Day is fast approaching so I just finished a couple of projects for the romantic holiday using sheet music since love songs are usually associated with this affectionate holiday.  I love using sheet music on many projects and it just evokes an air of romance.  IContinue reading “sweet notes for Valentine’s Day”

cotton candy champagne cocktail

Hello friends!  I am sharing a fun and pretty cocktail today that is fabulous for any celebration but it’s perfection for the upcoming Valentine’s Day festivities. The classic champagne cocktail includes a sugar cube soaked in angostura bitters at the bottom of a glass which is submerged in champagne  | sparkling wine and topped withContinue reading “cotton candy champagne cocktail”

hot beverage station

The holidays are behind us, but we still have plenty of long, cold winter days ahead of us.  I had wanted to set a festive beverage station during the Christmas season but alas between all the other holiday doings I never got to it.  Just keeping it real folks.   Once I put all theContinue reading “hot beverage station”

dazzlingly bright New Year’s Eve tablescape

I know we are all eager to put 2020 behind us.  We fully anticipate 2021 with the highest expectations probably put on any new year ever before.  I am praying for a bright, the brightest!, future in 2021.  I set the table for New Year’s eve for just the four of us, full of lightContinue reading “dazzlingly bright New Year’s Eve tablescape”

bottlebrush Christmas tablescape

Here’s another festive Christmas tablescape, showcasing bottlebrush Christmas trees as a centerpiece forest and green bottlebrush wreaths as individual placesetting details.  The table has a black and white vibe with some pops of green. The touches of green include the small stripe in my {DIY plaid chargers}, the emerald glass goblets, the green bottlebrush wreathsContinue reading “bottlebrush Christmas tablescape”

winter greens tablescape

For those who know me and | or follow along regularly, you know I was born in Uruguay.  If you are new here or just getting to know me, well, I was born in Uruguay. 🙂  Although I didn’t have the good fortune to live there very long the culture and customs were ingrained inContinue reading “winter greens tablescape”

sentiment Christmas tablescape

Hi friends!  Happy first day of December.  ‘Tis the season and I am excited to share this Christmas tablescape with you.  The table was inspired by these wood sentiments at each place setting.  I bought these back in July from The Webster Collection on Etsy, when I did this post{Christmas in July} and prepped aheadContinue reading “sentiment Christmas tablescape”

rustic Thanksgiving tablescape

The table is set for tomorrow, the turkey is brining and I am about to make the pie crust with Lexi.  All is good. We picked up Sebastian from college on Saturday and spent a few days together on the Oregon coast.  We are back home now and all my loves are under one roofContinue reading “rustic Thanksgiving tablescape”