Category: Flowers

Ready to Spring Forward

 I’m ready to Spring Forward and for an extra hour of daylight! So I hope you enjoy the Daffodils with a reprise of Springing Forward~ It’s Time to Spring Forward~ And enjoy the Daffodils~  Harbingers of Spring. . . Their cheery faces eagerly seeking & following the sunshine.  Just like mine :) . . .and time to…

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…

Faded Glory

As much as I welcome the vibrant color Camellias provide, brightening up a dreary winter landscape, when they first bloom, the color is almost too vivid~ I’m celebrating and enjoying their shabby state. . . the bright pink color of the petals softened and going to rust from our recent rainy weather & cold temperatures~ I…

Thanksgiving With a Touch of Blue

I took advantage of  warm temperatures to set a table for two~ with a little color inspiration from a pair plates I found at HomeGoods. Blue married with shades of rust and brown seemed like an unlikely Thanksgiving color combination but Mother Nature, seemed to give her stamp of approval with the water reflecting the blue sky, along with the…

Mini Pumpkin Pies and a Blooming Can

Mini Pumpkin Pies are portion control bites~ Quick & Easy to make with a package of refrigerated pie crusts!  You need a 4-inch round cookie cutter (or bowl as a template) and a muffin tin. One box of 2 pie crusts gives you enough dough for 12 mini pies with pastry leaves (rerolling the scraps).  My fall piecrust cutters…

Sunflowers on the Porch

Summer is slipping away and we’re on the cusp of Fall~ I’m ready to make the transition! I had hopes for a picnic with the sunflowers here, but it was much too hot. Instead I’m enjoying the hint of fall in the air with a Sunflower Picnic on the Porch! And enjoying Archer Farms Sunflower…

Picking Flowers

I’ve been picking flowers lately in the form of books and flatware~ The Burgess Flower Book For Children by Thornton W. Burgess, published 1923 I couldn’t resist picking a few spoons & forks I found blooming from a dealer who was closing shop, along with a few vintage flower books.  A couple of pieces were…

Sunflowers & Busy Bees

My Mother-in-Law directed me to this Sunflower Field that she spied on her route. Full of Busy Bees~ If you don’t have a sunflower field nearby, you can always find some at Trader Joe’s :) Thank you for your visit!

The Fairy Realm and A Winner!

  “Flowers are our miraculous tools from the heavens, entities of light and magic the we can feel and touch in this dimension. Flowers channel the essence of the fairy realm into our world, offering themselves as the ultimate design in creation, grace, and fancy.”  ~Paulette Cole, from the foreward in Flowers for the Home…