Category: Books

Novel Bakers: Christmas All Through The South and a Christmas Tree Tailgate Picnic

I’m joining The Novel Bakers with Southern Living Christmas All Through The South: Joyful Memories, Timeless Moments, Enduring Traditions Christmas All Through the South captures and celebrates the quintessential experience of Christmas in the South. Presented as a timeline of the Christmas season, each event depicted tells a highly visual story of local Southern traditions and…

A Virtual Picnic, Acadia National Park & Cookbook Giveaway

I’ve been feasting this week with the Novel Bakers, inspired by The Forest Feast Gatherings: Simple Vegetarian Menus for Hosting Friends & Family by Erin Gleeson. If you missed our review, you can find Part 1 with a Floral/Edible Table Runner, Butternut Hummus and Endive Bar; and Part 2 with Easy Tray Centerpieces, a Pear-Thyme Galette, and Salted Fudge…

Forest Feast Gatherings: A Sweet Ending and Easy Tray Centerpieces

The Novel Bakers are back with more feasting and gathering from The Forest Feast Gatherings: Simple Vegetarian Menus for Hosting Friends & Family by Erin Gleeson. Lushly illustrated with hundreds of watercolor drawings and photographs, The Forest Feast Gatherings is an inspiring reference for anyone who wants to share good food with good friends, simply, easily, and beautifully. If you…

The Novel Bakers Present The Forest Feast Gatherings by Erin Gleeson

I’m joining the The Novel Bakers with The Forest Feast Gatherings: Simple Vegetarian Menus for Hosting Friends & Family by Erin Gleeson, New York Times bestselling author of The Forest Feast. Forest Feast Gatherings is her new gorgeously illustrated cookbook, packed with 100 brand-new vegetarian recipes and fan favorites from her blog, designed for relaxed entertaining. I…

A Mad Tea Party Continues

A Mad Tea Party continues, welcome to Part 2! You don’t want to be late, let’s get started!   Choose your tea cup from the wheelbarrow. . . this Mad Tea Party is taking place at the Potting Shed! Warning: Photo heavy post ahead, take some advice from the King of Hearts on how to proceed.…

Happy 150th Birthday Beatrix Potter!

Beatrix Potter was born 150 years ago today on July 28, 1866. Known as one of the world’s best-loved children’s authors with her beautifully illustrated Tales, more than two million Beatrix Potter books are sold every year with generations still following the adventures of Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Tom Kitten and Benjamin Bunny. The story…

A Lakeside Table with Pfaltzgraff Villa della Luna Dinnerware

I’m lakeside at the table with the vibrant collection of Villa della Luna Dinnerware by Pfaltzgraff. Villa della Luna by Pfaltzgraff was created as a magical collection of dinnerware and accessories based on the art of Jana Kolpen and Mary Tiegreen in ‘Dancing with the Moon, a Story of Love at the Villa della Luna’. The centuries-old traditions of Italian…