Author: Mary

A Winter Nesting Tree

Create a Winter Nesting Tree and extend the twinkle season beyond Christmas to enjoy during the winter months, with snowflakes, icy branches, glittery nests, pine cones and bird ornaments. Have you put away all your Christmas decor? I always feel a little blue after the Christmas tree comes down and I miss the soft glow of…

How the Tables Turned: 2018 Year in Review

Thank you for all your visits, comments, shares and Pins in 2018! Here’s look back at how the tables turned during the year, with highlights from the months, seasons and holidays! Click on the links for complete full posts, sources and more tabletop inspiration. Winter Nesting Table Winter nesting with birds, glittery nests, mercury glass and pine cones Cozy Nest…

Happy New Year from Gracie and Lola!

Gracie and Lola are stopping by to wish you Happy New Year! I found festive New Year headbands at the Dollar Spot at Target. Getting them to ‘sit’ and ‘stay’ (both the headbands and the girls) is a real trick and takes a lot of treats. Let’s Get Fizzy . . . and NYE. The…

New Year’s Eve Popcorn Party Mix

This candy coated popcorn party mix is an easy sweet and salty treat that is highly addictive. It’s dressed to impress with gold and silver edible stars, perfect for a party or New Year’s Eve snacking while watching the Ball Drop! Are you ready to ring in the New Year? This popcorn mix is a…

Citrus Marinated Shrimp Appetizer

Citrus Marinated Shrimp hits all the right notes. . .tangy from the vinegar, bright from the citrus, with a slightly sweet licorice flavor from fennel, for a light and bright appetizer to tantalize your taste buds. Merry Christmas Week! Citrus Marinated Shrimp is a merry and bright appetizer, ideal for holiday entertaining and celebrating over…

Christmas Cheer: Rudolph’s Concentrated Christmas Mischief Cocktail

Rudolph’s Concentrated Christmas Mischief Cocktail! Concentrated with the piney note of rosemary, tart cranberry and topped off with the sparkling effervescence of your favorite bubbles. Vodka adds a dose of Christmas mischief for merry measure! Mix up a celebratory cocktail of Christmas Cheer in honor of Santa’s favorite reindeer! Sip this cocktail by the twinkling…

Merry and Bright Candy Cane Christmas Tablescape

December has flown by, it’s hard to believe that Christmas is next week! I couldn’t resist having a little dish fun, sharing one last table that’s merry and bright, while enjoying the twinkle of the Christmas tree. A pair of Christmas plaid plates provided the table inspiration, appropriate for a season of red and green,…