spring gardening

The sun has been shining bright in Northern California and the rains seem to be done.  Blooms are sprouting all over the yard and we have started to plant for the season. We had a TON of rain this winter and although it was miserable and depressing at times, the benefit is lush and gorgeousContinue reading “spring gardening”

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.

super fast, easy & inexpensive Easter craft

I want to share a really easy project I put together to use in this Easter vignette. Although my intention had been to create this for my Christmas decor it works even better now for an Easter vignette.  Truth be told I will use this year round since I love to decorate with religious pieces.Continue reading “super fast, easy & inexpensive Easter craft”

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”

easter decor and more

Hello Friends!  I am currently on spring break with the Masterpiece crew and fully enjoying these family bonding times since I know they are short lived.  We will be back home on Sunday night and I have a slew of Easter projects I need to tackle once I am back to reality. In the meantimeContinue reading “easter decor and more”

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”

5 fabulous ways to DIY easter eggs

Easter is landing really late this year and we still have about another month until the Easter Sunday celebration.  Consequently I have not started decorating and prepping for Easter yet but I thought I would share with you some fabulous ways to DIY Easter eggs.

happy 1st day of spring

Today is the Spring equinox according to the calendar which makes it officially spring time.  Insert happy dance here.  We have had an awful amount of rain in our area this winter and I.am.done.  I am happy to start decorating for Spring. The last few days have been absolutely gorgeous which has me thinking aboutContinue reading “happy 1st day of spring”

orchids 101

Happy Daylights Savings Day!  Although we lose an hour today, we will benefit from longer days and added daylight in our days going forward.  Believe it or not and whether you realize it or not having light raises our spirits and brightens our pet’s days plus helps all our indoor fauna thrive as well. TodayContinue reading “orchids 101”