Category: Fall

Floral Friday: Mini Blooming Tureens and Giving Thanks Table

Happy Friday! Are you in need of some flower therapy? If so, you’re in luck, as my Floral Friday friends and I are gathering together to send some floral inspiration your way. You’ll find my blogging friends’ links to their floral creations at the bottom of this post.  It’s been a very wet, cold and…

Hydrangea, Rose and Pumpkin Harvest

The last of the flowers still pushing blooms were harvested before our frost this weekend. . . Sprinkled in watering cans and filling a zinc bucket . . . the last hurrah for hydrangeas and roses until we meet again next spring.  We had our first freeze on Sunday with the mercury plunging into the 20s.…

Fall Alfresco Tablescape with a Touch of Blue + Easy Flower Arranging Method

We’ve enjoyed some beautiful fall weather the last couple of weeks, perfect for alfresco dining! Table inspiration came from a blue plaid throw with a narrow pumpkin stripe, which tops a matelasse coverlet as a tablecloth. . . And the pretty flower basket details of Royal Staffordshire Clarice Cliff ‘Charlotte’.  Brown transferware and ironstone sing…

Thanksgiving Recipes You’ll Want to Gobble and Giveaway!

Happy November! I’m celebrating November’s arrival with a little giveaway in anticipation of Thanksgiving. And sharing a round-up of recipes for your Thanksgiving feast to help you Keep Calm and Gobble On! Click on the links for the complete recipes for your Thanksgiving feast! Nutter Butter Turkey Cupcakes! These little gobblers are fun to make with Nutter Butter…

Floral Friday: A Touch of Copper Fall Alfresco Tablescape

Welcome to another edition of Floral Friday! I always look forward to some flower therapy and inspiration when I join my blogging friends on the first and third Fridays of the month! You’ll find their links to their beautiful floral inspiration at the bottom of this post. This week’s common theme was copper. When our fearless…

Four Paws Up for Sweater Weather!

Sweater weather has finally arrived and we’re dog-gone excited about it! Fall has been slow to arrive in North Carolina, but we’re finally enjoying some crisp, cool 50 degree mornings and our coolest weather since May. We give sweater weather and fall mornings on the porch 4 paws up! Lola is almost 5 month old,…