silver tray chalkboard DIY

Remember those cute chalkboard flag trays we featured on our patriotic tablescape last week? Today we are sharing the details on how you can make your own and all the different ways you can use them. You can find the silver trays at the Dollar Tree and modify them simply using chalkboard paint. I haveContinue reading “silver tray chalkboard DIY”

Christmas crafting in July

Ok, who’s with me, or is 2021 flying by? As slow as 2020 was, 2021 is making up for it in record time. Before we know it it will be Christmas time with all it’s festivities and traditions. So we thought we would share some Christmas crafts for the upcoming holiday season today to beContinue reading “Christmas crafting in July”

decorating with the red, white & blue

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. Flowers are always pretty and immediatelyContinue reading “decorating with the red, white & blue”

last day of summer garden tablescape

Although it seems like we’ve all shifted gears to Fall, the Autumnal equinox isn’t until tomorrow, which “officially” starts the season.  I set the table on the back patio with a garden theme to bid farewell to Summer. Of course in Northern California it’s still plenty hot, but the foliage and flowers have started showingContinue reading “last day of summer garden tablescape”

my fascination with mushrooms | fungi | toadstools

I don’t know when it started, or how it started, or why it started for that matter, but over the years i’ve somehow accumulated a collection of mushrooms, fungi, and|or toadstools. My eye is always drawn to botanical type mushrooms and I mentioned my fascination  long ago to a friend and alas it’s her gift of choice forContinue reading “my fascination with mushrooms | fungi | toadstools”