Category: Flowers

Chalking it Up: Happy Spring Blooms!

We’re enjoying some welcome 70 degree temperatures our first week of spring that has my palms itching to dig in the dirt! Our frost date is April 15th so I’m biding my time and satisfying my craving for flowers with spring bulbs. . . Hyacinths and Daffodils and chalkboard blooms on my Potting Shed door. I was able to…

Blooming Bunny Ear Cupcakes

Blooming Bunny Ear Cupcakes are a sweet ending for Easter or fun to hop over to your spring dessert table! These Blooming Bunny Cupcakes are as fun to make as they are to eat! I used some Russian Piping Tips that I’ve seen pop up all over the Internet recently. They’re larger than regular decorating…

Hopping into Spring Tablescape and Blog Hop!

Happy first day of Spring! I’m joining a group of talented bloggers and hopping into Spring with a Spring Tablescape Blog Hop! Look for the links at the bottom of this post for more spring table inspiration this week through March 24th. Cabbage leaf plates and chargers are making the transition from St. Patrick’s Day, and hopping into spring, with…

Cabbage Floral Centerpiece DIY

I’m serving up flowers with my cabbage instead of corned beef for St. Patrick’s Day with a cabbage vase centerpiece! You can use any large head of cabbage for your floral centerpiece. I chose a savoy cabbage, with its dark veining texture and color, to pair with a Bordallo Pinheiro plate.  A purple cabbage would make…

Mini Guinness Chocolate Pudding Shooters for St. Patrick’s Day

I have a fun mini dessert for your St. Patrick’s Day celebration, Mini Guinness Chocolate Pudding Shooters! Guinness enhances the flavor of the chocolate in the same way coffee does, resulting in a rich chocolate pudding. The original recipe made six 8-ounce, servings. After reading the reviews of how rich the pudding was I decided it would be…

Springing Forward and The Beautiful Butchart Gardens

We’re springing forward with the arrival of Daylight Saving Time, but falling back to winter with snow falling and freezing temperatures here in North Carolina. . . a rude awakening after a record warm February and weeks of balmy 70 degree days! If you’re like me and prefer a dose of spring when springing forward, I’m taking you with me to see…