Author: Mary

Easter’s On Its Way: Table Inspiration and Centerpieces

Can you believe Easter is less than 2 weeks away? Me neither! Mother Nature has been schizophrenic, sending us 70 and 80 degree temperatures in February, coaxing the fruit trees and daffodils into bloom, then sending buds and blooms retreating with freezing and blustery March weather. Despite our March weather, the bunnies are multiplying and…

Bunnies and Blossoms Spring Tablescape

I’ve been counting down the days until spring since the calendar page turned to March! The spring equinox falls on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at 12:15 P.M. EDT. In celebration, I’m joining a group of bloggers with a Springtime Tablescape Blog Hop! Look for the links at the bottom of this post for more spring table inspiration this week through March…

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Whiskey Ganache and Irish Cream Frosting

Everyone’s a little bit Irish on St. Patrick’s Day and Chocolate Stout Cupcakes are a sweet ending to your celebration to help you Eat, Drink and Be Irish!  Guinness Stout enhances the flavor of the chocolate in the same way coffee does, resulting in a richer chocolate flavor. These cupcakes start with a cake mix and are…

Springing Forward: Forsythia Bunny Wreath

Happy Monday! Do you have a hard time springing forward? As much as I look forward to an extra hour of daylight, it always takes me a couple of weeks for my body clock to get used to the time change. With spring arriving next week and Easter three weeks away, I’m ready to spring…

Weekend Waterview and Visit To Charleston

We visited Charleston, South Carolina last weekend with friends for the annual Charleston Wine + Food Festival. Charleston is a favorite weekend destination for us festival or not, but the festival is a great excuse to visit! You can enjoy a variety of brunches and dinners and attend workshops and excursions, all while sipping and sampling wine from around the…