Author: Mary

Bee-utiful DIY Lavender-Rosemary Soap Bars

Learn how to create bee-utiful lavender-rosemary soap bars with this easy tutorial. Perfect for pretty hostess gifts, party favors, fundraisers, or guest bathroom soaps. Happy Monday! I hope you had a good weekend. It was a scorcher here, way too hot to do anything outdoors, especially gardening other than watering in the early morning hours.…

DIY Summer Fruit and Flower Arrangement + Tablescape

Celebrate summer and create an arrangement and centerpiece for your table using fruit and flowers with these easy shortcuts and tips, no floral foam required. Happy Monday! I’m joining my blogging friends to share some floral inspiration and Monday Morning Blooms! You’ll find the links to my flower-loving friends’ blooms at the bottom of this…

Weekend Waterview

Happy Weekend, I hope you had a great 4th and are enjoying this holiday week! It’s been hot and steamy here!! We’ve been indoors in the comfort of the AC for most of this week, but did venture out some for an early morning boat ride and breakfast cruise on the 4th. Lola says kibble…

Happy 4th of July from Lola 🐾

Lola’s stopping by to wish you a Independence Day . . . And wearing a sparkly USA headband to celebrate the red, white and blue! I always get questions and emails about how I get her to pose for photos wearing something on her head. The secret is lots of treats! 🐾  We like these…

Celebrate the Red, White & Blue: 25+ Patriotic and Party Treats!

Happy {almost} Independence Day! I have some red, white, and blue food fun and round-up of patriotic and party treats for your Star-Spangled celebration for the 4th of July! Click on the links in red for the complete recipe or details. A Star-Spangled Celebration Treat Pail Party Favors, Recipes and Independence Day Tablescape Land of the…

Dockside Dining with Butterflies and Hydrangeas

Create a flower arrangement using hydrangeas from the garden as a centerpiece for the table. Post includes includes flower arrangement longevity tips and additional floral inspiration. Happy July! It’s the first Monday of the month, which means I’m joining my blogging friends to share some floral inspiration and Monday Morning Blooms! You’ll find the links…