Category: Christmas

How the Tables Turned: 2015 Year in Review

A look back at how the tables turned in 2015, with highlights from the months and seasons. Click on the links for some tabletop inspiration and to see the full post! Flower Therapy for the Table: Katie Alice English Garden Inspired by antique wallpaper reminiscent of an English garden and a wheelbarrow centerpiece full of blooms. Delicate Florals, Edible…

Around the Potting Shed: 2015 Year in Review

Thank you for ALL for your visits, comments, shares and pins in 2015! I’m looking for some inspiration in the new year, if you have any, please send it my way. :) In the meantime I’m sharing my Potting Shed year in review and a celebration of the seasons and holidays. Here is a recap and highlights from 2015. Click…

A Visit from Santa Paws

We hope you had a dog gone good Christmas! Chloe and Gracie were good girls (mostly :) and had a visit from Santa Paws. . . Their stocking was filled with toys and treats and Santa found cute sweaters while shopping at HomeGoods. We should have asked Santa to bring us some sweater weather since our December has…

A Visit from St. Nicholas on the Tree

I’ve had a number of comments asking if I would share our Christmas tree that’s twinkling in the background behind my table and recent recipes.  It’s not a theme tree, just ornaments collected over 20+ years. I highlighted some to share along with a holiday tradition and poem, “A Visit from St. Nicholas“,  or more commonly…

A Christmas Table for Two with Plaid and Birds

A Christmas table for two, I set by the tree, The lights all aglow, the twinkle to see. Tartans with red join birds of a feather, Dishes, greenery and plaid, have all flocked together. Winter Greetings by Lenox, a bird lover’s delight, Nest at the table, to make spirits bright. A Cardinal, Nuthatch, and wee Chickadee, Join napkin…

No-Bake Coconut Orange Snowballs

Have you finished your holiday baking? I have a no-bake cookie that is an oldie but a goodie! I was first introduced to this cookie at one of my bridal showers, back when Vanilla Wafers came in 12 oz. instead of 11 oz. boxes, and were larger than they are now. :)  I used to make two recipes of these Coconut-Orange…