Tag Archive for Tablescape Thursday

Chickadees on the Porch & a Giveaway!

I’m on the porch nesting with Chickadees . . . Enjoying some tea and tucked in a nest of grey~enjoying a bit of warm & welcome sunshine on the porch.  These Chickadee plates, Global Design Connections by Kate Williams, along with teapot, cream & sugar~ took flight from HomeGoods to follow me home~ I was enamored by the grey twig-rimmed edge on…

How the Tables Have Turned~ A Year in Review

A look back on my top viewed tablescapes of 2011. Thanks to everyone who visited and to those who took the time to comment! When it comes to the table, I find myself inspired by Holidays, the Garden & Flowers, Food, Books, and last but not least~  HomeGoods :) Click on the links below to see the tablescape…

How the Tables Have Turned~ A Year in Review

  A look back on my top viewed tablescapes of 2011. Thanks to everyone who visited and to those who took the time to comment!     When it comes to the table, I find myself inspired by Holidays, the Garden & Flowers, Food, Books, and last but not least~  HomeGoods :) Click on the links below to…

A Gardener’s Christmas

 In a Gardening state-of-mind, I’m on the porch enjoying the Season with a few things that make me happy~ A simple Christmas table~ ideal for our casual living at the Lake. A promise of a flower in an Amaryllis bulb, a few collected watering cans . . . . . . and a couple of vintage trowels, showing the visible…

A Gentle Transition and Giveaway

On the heels of Thanksgiving, before rushing headlong into the Christmas Season as I usually do~ I’m lingering at the table with a warm palette of neutrals and a touch of soft gold. . .enjoying the last few days of November. I found this 222 Fifth, Gold Leaves pattern at T. J. Maxx several weeks ago~ there were only a few pieces remaining…

Nesting Instincts

  I’ve been feathering my nest twig-by-twig lately. . . . . . tidying, sorting, consigning, donating~  There always seems to be nesting going on around me. . .  I’m long past due taking stock. . . . . . cleaning out & preparing for Fall with October’s arrival around the corner~ I thought I would follow the birds’ lead and bring my…

The Peach Keeper

The Peach Keeper **** by Sarah Addison Allen An Edible Book Review inspired by Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. “The New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Chased the Moon welcomes you to her newest locale: Walls of Water, North Carolina, where the secrets are thicker than the fog…

Dining with Butterflies

I’m dining with the butterflies~ enjoying this book~ with its beautiful illustrations by Maria Sibylla Merian (1647–1717), German-born naturalist and artist. At a time when few women were educated or literate, and rarely travelled, Maria Sibylla Merian was a pioneer, and made history with her studies of insects in Surinam. Trained as a copperplate engraver and…

Stem to Stern

   Memorial Day kicks off Boating Season at the Lake. In anticipation of boating over the course of the long holiday weekend, I decorated the pontoon for fun~ from Stem to Stern ~ including a few stems in a mason jar. A few pillows. . . Some Red,White & Blue to dine with. . . A beverage tub filled with drinks to keep us…

How to Find Flower Fairies

How to Find Flower Fairies ***** by Cicely Mary Barker I’m sharing my Edible Book Review, inspired by Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite~ for the written word. “After centuries of being hidden from human sight, the Flower Fairies allowed Cicely Mary Barker a glimpse into their enchanted fairy world in Fairyopolis. Now you can continue…

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