Flowers for Mother’s Day


 In celebration of moms, I picked some flowers from the archives to send you for Mother’s Day!

Help yourself to a bouquet or a bite :)


Flowers for Mother’s Day,

Oakleaf Hydrangeas


and a Strawberry Bellini


My Grandmother’s Flower Garden

Violas and Open Face Cucumber Sandwiches


Frosted Brownie Bites with Violas~




Lilacs & Daylight,

Lilacs & Viburnum~


Strawberry Fields Salad with Nasturtiums & Violas


How to Find Flower Fairies,

and a Cake for Flower Fairies!


Chilled Berry Soup


 Pastel Chocolate Flower Cups

Cooking with Flowers,

Viola Crepes and Pansy Syrup


Blooming Dishes and a Flower Fix


My grandmother, Lottie ♥

 1901 – 1993


Wishing you a Delicious and

Flower-filled Mother’s Day!

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  23 comments for “Flowers for Mother’s Day

  1. May 7, 2015 at 5:23 am

    So pretty! I have one of everything please:@)

  2. coopercreekcollection
    May 7, 2015 at 7:33 am

    The pin button isn’t showing up on the individual photos within the blog, only when I click on the pinterest bar icon. I didn’t know if that was a glitch on your end or mine. Thank you for posting such awesome and inspirational photos and vignettes! I love it that you bring spring earlier to those in the north. :)

    • May 7, 2015 at 8:53 am

      Hi thanks for your sweet comment! The Pin it shows up when I hover on the top left corner of each photo, try refreshing your browser and see if that does the trick :)

  3. May 7, 2015 at 7:42 am

    Ooh Mary, the photos are so vibrant! Yes,please, I’d love a taste of everything, starting with the Bellini and ending with the brownie bite. The napkin Rose is the perfect touch for blotting my mouth after all the lovely samples. Thanks for the gorgeousness!!

  4. Ellen Stillabower
    May 7, 2015 at 8:02 am

    Beautiful!! Fit for my mother if she were here!! I love the red transfer dishes (that is one of my patterns)..and the food looks delightful!! Thanks ever so for sharing!! HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY TO ALL and if your mother is still around, give her a hug from me! I miss mine very, very much! 😍🌹🍰❤️

  5. May 7, 2015 at 8:18 am

    Like living in a flower shop, all perfection! Awakened by wind and rain, your colors are dazzling in the dark of the night~

  6. Jo
    May 7, 2015 at 8:31 am

    Beautiful photos for Mother’s Day tablescape. Loved the brownie bites & the chilled berry soup. Always enjoy reading your blog, lots of great ideas! Happy Mother’s Day to you.

  7. Lynn Schantz
    May 7, 2015 at 8:31 am

    Mary, thank you so very much for the beautiful and inspiring pictures, by the way my Korean Spice Viburnum is in full bloom and smells heavenly. I’m enjoying the quilts that you use in your postings, my grandma made quilts all the time she has been gone since 1973. I agree with Ellen Stillabower if your mom is still alive a hug from me too, my moms been gone since 2007. Have a wonderful Mothers Day.

  8. May 7, 2015 at 8:44 am

    I am delighted ..for me a real vacation in your blog ..gracias ! thank you

  9. May 7, 2015 at 9:19 am

    I could spend all day in this garden Mary, with so many blooms to enjoy and so many wonderful treats to eat! Your flower arrangements always look so natural and effortless, and your sweet bites so professionally decorated~thank you for re-sharing all your beauties!

  10. May 7, 2015 at 9:38 am

    What a feast for the eyes, gorgeous! And yes please on each of your wonderful creations. Happy Mother’s Day!

  11. Debbie Wilson
    May 7, 2015 at 9:43 am

    Your blog by far is one of the best ever. I love the tribute to your mother for Mother’s Day. She was a beautiful lady by the looks of her picture. My Mom has passed also and I miss her each and every day. Love your pictures and your table settings and recipes. Thanks for brightening my day.

  12. Melissa Leach
    May 7, 2015 at 10:12 am

    Everyday you share the most beautiful photos. The rose napkin with leaf spoon is adorable! My taste buds were dancing when I saw the strawberry bellini, the chocolate cups with violas, the chilled berry soup, fairy cake and the brownie bites! I live in Statesville, NC. If you ever need someone to taste test or eat up your samples, I’m your girl!

  13. Ellen
    May 7, 2015 at 10:20 am

    Lovely. A veritable delight for the eyes. Happy Day to you. E

  14. Rattlebridge Farm
    May 7, 2015 at 10:42 am

    Mary, each tablesetting is gorgeous and inspiring. I can’t pick a favorite–love them all!

  15. Marilyn Morphis
    May 7, 2015 at 11:12 am

    I wish you would do a coffee table book of all of your posts that I (and the many others who love your work) could sit from time to time and just gaze through. Thank you for the post that you do. I so look forward to them. ~m

  16. Leslie
    May 7, 2015 at 11:28 am

    Love your quilts, china, flowers, dogs! I too wish that you would do a coffee table book–your photos are beautiful and your style is just beyond compare!

  17. May 7, 2015 at 5:15 pm

    Gorgeous!! Thank you for each and every one of these, Mary!

  18. May 7, 2015 at 7:08 pm

    just beautiful, Mary, your floral centerpieces with the quilts are always my favorite!

  19. May 7, 2015 at 7:10 pm

    A breath of fresh air…

  20. May 8, 2015 at 1:41 am

    All lovely! You know me, I love to have some fresh spring and summer flowers to decorate my food with! You always have such fun with flowers, gardens and sheds! You inspire me!

  21. May 9, 2015 at 10:00 am

    Mary, There are so many beautiful photos here I can’t decide which link to visit first. I think I will come back and savor one at a time when I need a little touch of brightness and joy! Linda

  22. Cynthia Raines
    May 10, 2015 at 5:39 am

    Just lovely, thank you Mary. Happy Mother’s Day to you ~hug the fur-babies for me.

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