Category: Flowers

My Grandmother’s Flower Garden

I’m reposting this table, in honor of Mother’s Day and my Grandmother’s May 20th birthday~ I hope you don’t mind seeing it again!  This quilt came by way of my grandmother~ The quilter’s identity is uncertain~ but my mother thinks it was quilted by my grandmother’s neighbor and best friend, Mrs. Crute~ known to us as “Crutie” :-)  The…

A Teeny Bit of Table Inspiration

Michael Lee West has cooked more delicious fun in  A Teeny Bit of Trouble, the second installment and follow-up to Gone With a Handsomer Man! Lately I’ve been reacquainting myself and Tasting with Teeny Templeton! Since I’ve been following Teeny’s troubles~ I’ve been engrossed by Peaches, Red Velvet Cakes, a Bulldog named Sir, and lethal and imaginary recipes.…

April Showers

April Showers~ May they bring you May flowers~ Showering you with Happy Earth Day wishes! Thank you for your visit, I’m joining:  Seasonal Sundays~  Mosaic Monday~ Outdoor Wednesday~

Daylight, Birds, and Bees

I’m dining outdoors and enjoying the company of Birds and Bees~ Since I’m enjoying longer days with the arrival of Daylight Savings time, it seemed only appropriate that I set the table with Mikasa Daylight~ Energized by the vibrant green leaves and the first tender growth of spring! Entertaining the company of Azalea~ Sweet William and his…

Easter Greetings

I’m Greeting Easter with a Flower-filled Basket, Bunny Egg-shaped Plates & Eggs with Easter Messages~    Dogwood blooms were added to the basket for their symbolism & significance of this holiday~ My basket is filled with a potted Azalea that can be planted in the garden, along with stems of hydrangea from the grocery store…

The Violets of March

The Violets of March **** by Sarah Jio I’m joining Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. “In a mystical place where violets bloom out of season and the air is salt drenched, a heartbroken woman stumbles upon a diary and steps into the life of its…

Easter Egg Hunt

My Mother-in-Law’s Bird Girl made famous in Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil standing among the Lenton Roses~ Happy Hunting! Thank you for your visit, I’m joining:  Seasonal Sundays~  Mosaic Monday~ Outdoor Wednesday~ Rose Vignettes for Fresh-Cut Fridays~

Flower Market

Spring has arrived!  I’m in the market and ready for. . . Flowers. . . Farmers Market Fresh Veggies. . . and Reliable Seeds.   It’s the season to sprinkle in and plant. . .  . . .new ornamentals and varieties~ Watering deeply to establish young plants. . . . . . mixing with seasoned favorites. Time…

A Spring in My Step

 I have a spring in my step ~  With the arrival of Spring~ And from the riot of color & blooms courtesy of Mother Nature~ Wellies courtesy of the aisles of Target~ my stomping ground :) Happy Spring! Thank you for your visit, I’m joining:  Seasonal Sundays~  Mosaic Monday~ Outdoor Wednesday~   Watery Wednesday~  Alphabe-Thursday~ S for Spring…