Category: Flowers

Let Love Bloom

 Love is Blooming at my table in honor of Valentine’s Day ~   Roses are blooming on my china, napkins, and in my soup tureen I filled courtesy of Trader Joe’s. I’m the happy recipient of my Great Aunt’s china, marked Avenir China, Limoges France. Since at one point in the 1920’s as many as 48 companies were producing wares marked…

A Pumpkin Vase Centerpiece

If you’re looking for Thanksgiving centerpiece for your table or buffet, use your pumpkin as a vase for your table. Start by soaking some Oasis or florist foam in water, a minimum of 30 minutes is best. Oasis foam is easy to penetrate with delicate stems and will hold the water that is needed to help keep your arrangement fresher…

Southern Bouquets, Part II

 Southern Bouquets **** by Melissa Bigner with Heather Barrie and photography by Peter Frank Edwards Part II I have more photos than would load easily in one post, so this Edible Review has two parts. If  you can found yourself here without seeing part one of this review, look here.  Varieties of Zinnias were my food cues for Food for Thought with…

Southern Bouquets, Part I

Southern Bouquets **** by Melissa Bigner with Heather Barrie and photography by Peter Frank Edwards I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera. I have more photos than would load easily in one post, so this Edible Review has two parts. There is…

The Beauty of the Butterfly

    “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”  ~Maya Angelou        For more Weekly Words to Live By, visit Notes from A Cottage Industry~ and  A Southern Daydreamer for more Outdoor Wednesday inspiration~

Flowers for the Home

Flowers for the Home ***** Inspirations from the World Over by Prudence Designs Written by Grayson Handy and Tracey Zabar, Photographed by Ellen Silverman I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera.  “Flowers for the Home presents over 100 simple and stylish…