Snowy Day Table for the Birds


We had a second dusting of snow in a week, just enough to satisfy my craving for a little snow this winter! Snow is rare here and usually fleeting*, so I get that giddy feeling you have to wake on a snow day and find out school is cancelled. I couldn’t resist the urge to get out and play in…

Good Food for a Healthy Heart Cookbook and Giveaway

Good Housekeeping Good Food for a Healthy Heart Cookbook

I have a cookbook to share and giveaway, just in time for American Heart Month! *Good Food for a Healthy Heart (Hearst, February 2015) by the editors of Good Housekeeping, is a collection of 185 delicious family-friendly recipes featuring everyday fare that’s low in sodium, calories, and saturated fat. *I received a copy of this book…

Heritage Collection Ball Jars, Flower Therapy, and Winners


With our Arctic chill, I’m in need of the promise of spring and some flower therapy! I filled my Heritage Ball Jars with some grocery store blooms in my Potting Shed. Some alstroemeria and iris for a sunny burst of yellow in Heritage Collection Blue Mason Jars. . . Hydrangeas, carnations and snapdragons in Heritage Collection Spring Green Mason…

Winter Escape to the British Virgin Islands


For those of you who are winter weary and covered in snow, I’m inviting you along to the British Virgin Islands! You’re welcome to join me on a power boat cruise for some fun in the sun, enjoying the turquoise waters and white sand beaches of the Caribbean! This is a photo heavy post even after much editing, so…

At the Table: Delicate Florals, Edible Blooms and Mikasa Endearment Dinnerware


I’m at the table with edible blooms and the delicate florals of the Mikasa Endearment Dinnerware.  A soft palette and spray of delicate flowers surround a single center flower of the Mikasa Endearment Dinnerware collection. And graceful scalloped edges are highlighted with gold on this classic floral pattern, back by popular demand. Blooming napkins are folded into a diagonal pocket for Mikasa Cameo…

Love Bites for Chloe & Gracie

Love is a four legged word

Every pup needs Love Bites for Valentine’s Day! I found Love-Me-Tenders at the bulk treat bar at Petco. Conversation hearts for canines :) And Santa Paws delivered heart sweaters from HomeGoods at Christmas. Chloe says, “Be my Valentine, Chews Me!” Love is a four-legged word ♥  Happy Valentine’s Day from Chloe & Gracie ♥ Thank you for your visit!


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