During the summertime invariably menus turn to lighter fare. There’s nothing better than a fresh, crispy salad in my book. Here are 9 yummy different salad ideas our family enjoys throughout the summer.
Remember the frame wreath in the dining room? I just updated it for all the late spring and early summer feels. A pretty basket with blooms decorates the summer frame wreath in the dining room now, adding a touch of summer cheeriness.
Our front porches are the first impressions to the world of our home. It’s all about curb appeal. Front porch styling is key to how guests feel about our homes before they even step inside.
We all know burlap has been trending f.o.r.e.v.e.r now and I really like to marry it with natural elements so why not plants & flowers? Come see how to create some unique and fabulous containers for your plants in this burlap container gardening DIY.
Today we are sharing a late summer table scape straddling the end of summer and also looking forward towards the quickly approaching Fall season. Summer is winding down in late August so this table includes summer vibes set outdoors with seashells, but also includes some small nods towards Fall which is fast approaching with moodyContinue reading “cloche seashell tablescape”
We recently got back home to California from a family vacation to the East Coast. Our vegetable garden has blossomed while we were gone and we are now literally enjoying the fruits of our labor. Also, before we left we started some updates in the garden and today we want to share some of the fun happeningsContinue reading “vegetable garden mid-summer update”
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. This hydrangea and mercury glass tablescape brings two of my favorites together.Continue reading “hydrangea and mercury glass tablescape”
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 by setting a patriotic tablescape with chalkboard flags. I am not a huge red gal. I have mentioned it here before, and I amContinue reading “patriotic tablescape with chalkboard flags”
Happy July everyone! I am excited to celebrate the 4th of July this year since we have moved to a more normal lifestyle where we can gather and mingle. All this festivity brings with it patriotic decorating and patriotic entertaining, which can be done easily with some simple touches while decorating for the red, whiteContinue reading “decorating with the red white & blue”
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”