Category: Dishes

Spring at The Butchart Gardens

I had the good fortune to travel with my husband to Vancouver, British Columbia for a business conference a year ago last May~ our first trip enjoying the beauty of the Pacific Northwest and a chance to visit our neighbors to the north in Canada. The Butchart Gardens in Victoria were on the “not-to-be-missed” list. If you…

Hippity Hoppity Carrot Cupcakes

 Hippity-Hoppity-Easter’s-On-Its-Way Carrot Cupcakes~  Ideal to whip up in no time with company on their way for Easter! Using Duncan Hines Decadent Carrot Cake Mix and believe it or not. . . a can of Diet Ginger Ale! Along with some ready-made Cream Cheese Frosting~ I saw Hungry Girl’s tip on Food Network for making Diet…

Easter Table Inspiration~ Tussie Mussie Napkins

I found some Easter table and napkin inspiration in the March/April issue of Southern Lady Magazine~ Napkin-Turned-Tussie-Mussie! Fun for dressing up white dishes and providing your family & guests with a few Easter treats! You’ll want to use a solid color or a reversible-patterned napkin, since both the front and the back will be visible…

Bunny Ears Salad

I saw this adorable idea for Petite Palmiers  as Bunny Ears hiding among the salad greens on Pinterest, original source, here. Since we’re eating like bunnies these days with boating season {yay} aka bathing suit season {shudder} on the horizon, tucking in a little Palmier among the greens makes the salad eating a little less painful…

Flower Power

I’m lifting my spirits with the Power of Flowers~ to banish the winter blues and brighten the table after some cold, rainy  weather! Dish gardening helps me cope so I’m enjoying blooming dishes and some bouquets from favorite books at the table . . . Keeping company with the buzzing of the bees and fluttering of butterflies…

All I Want for Christmas

All I want for Christmas (besides a Hatherley Lattistep :) are dogs that sleep past 4 am. . . More water in the pond. . . {Santa we need rain!} And more dish storage. . . Our lake house was built in the ’80s~ the decade for big hair, not big closets :) Our house in Charlotte,…