Category: Books

For the Love of Tea: Teatime Recipes and Giveaway

Calling all tea enthusiasts, I’m sharing my love of tea with a round up of teatime recipes and inspiration, along with a giveaway! From  Victoria: The Art of Tea: Recipes and Rituals: Readers of this beautiful book from the editors of Victoria magazine are invited to savor the pleasures and possibilities of the cherished ritual…

A Tea Time Treat: Melt-in-Your-Mouth Lavender-Pecan Shortbread Cookies

 Melt-in-your-mouth, buttery Lavender-Pecan Shortbread Cookies are infused with lavender flavor, studded with chopped pecans, and topped with a lavender-sprinkled sweet glaze! Perfect for a tea party or to enjoy with your afternoon cuppa! Happy Friday! How about a sweet treat to kick off the weekend and for your morning or afternoon tea? Fans of shortbread…

For the Love of Peonies and Giveaway

Happy Friday! How about a flower therapy and a little giveaway to kick off the weekend? I always eagerly await peony season which is usually early to mid-May in our zone 7b garden. Our garden peony blooms have all faded now and I’m sharing a little peony love for a flower fix and a remedy…

How to Make a Flower Arrangement Using A Decorative Bird Cage

Think outside the vase and find the steps to create a flower arrangement using a decorative bird cage. You’ll also find flower longevity tips and additional floral inspiration. Happy Monday! I’m joining my Monday Morning Blooms’ friends for a little flower therapy today! You can find my flower friends’ links to their blooming inspiration at…

Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Enjoy this comforting and creamy chicken tortilla soup that comes together in 30 minutes using a time-saving short cut. Help yourself to a bowl of Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup! It’s good anytime of year but makes an especially comforting and hearty meal-in-a-bowl when it’s cold and rainy outside -> I’m looking at you North Carolina.…