In the Potting Shed: Blue, White and Limelights Table and Vignette

Happy Monday, Did you have a good weekend? Mine was good but hot! I spent some time puttering around the Potting Shed, trying to keep everything watered and from wilting in our 90+ degree temperatures. I’m trying to stay cool and usually dashing back inside by noon to avoid the afternoon heat. Our Limelight Hydrangeas…

A Red, White, and Blue Ridge Getaway

We escaped to North Carolina’s High Country with friends for a Red, White & Blue Ridge Getaway over the 4th of July. Enjoying the scenery and beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Here’s a prescription to beat the summer heat and lower your blood pressure. . . Have a seat and drink in the…

Happy Independence Day and Centerpiece

Happy 4th of July! I put together a quick and easy centerpiece in celebration of the red, white and blooming hydrangeas in an ironstone pitcher, serving as a vase. And exercised my freedom and independence, using a ‘Happy 4th of July’ cake topper/banner, atop the hydrangeas instead of a cake. ;) You can find at the…

A Patriotic Table with Red, White and Liberty Blue

I’m at the table with Red, White and Liberty Blue in anticipation of Independence Day! It’s hard to believe the 4th of July is Tuesday. To celebrate America’s birthday, I’m waving the flag and setting the table with Staffordshire Liberty Blue! Liberty Blue dinnerware was created by Enoch Wedgwood Company, in the historic Staffordshire district of England.…