Category: Food

Celebrate National Flag Week + Stars and Stripes Salute

It’s National Flag Week, with Flag Day on June 14th, commemorating the adoption of the U.S. flag and paying tribute to the banner that waves above us all. Americans are encouraged to observe Flag Day and National Flag Week by displaying the flag, so I’m waving the flag from the archives!  Old Glory’s official history dates…

In the Potting Shed: Celebrating the Red, White and Bloom!

I’m in the Potting Shed, celebrating the Red, White and Bloom with the Memorial Day weekend ahead! Flowers in a flag formation, were blooming on melamine plates on sale at Pier 1. . . Ideal for a little patriotic tabletop fun in the Potting Shed! Red, White & Blue Wildflower seed packets from American Meadows, are…

Floral Friday: Patriotic Flower Arrangement with an American Flag

Memorial Day Weekend is a week away and we’re ready to celebrate the Red, White and Blue! It’s also the third Friday of the month, so I’m joining my blogging friends for Floral Friday! You’ll find their links for more floral inspiration and flower therapy at the bottom of this post. Memorial Day, formerly known as…

Hooray for May: Celebrations, Recipes and Party Inspiration!

Happy May 1st!  I’m sharing a May Day Basket on our dock, a nod to the charming and forgotten tradition of filling a basket with flowers to leave on your neighbor’s or friend’s door on the first day of May. My basket is filled with wildflowers blooming, free-for-the-picking, Bachelor Buttons and Ox-eye Daisies. May is my favorite…

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Whiskey Ganache and Irish Cream Frosting

Everyone’s a little bit Irish on St. Patrick’s Day and Chocolate Stout Cupcakes are a sweet ending to your celebration to help you Eat, Drink and Be Irish!  Guinness Stout enhances the flavor of the chocolate in the same way coffee does, resulting in a richer chocolate flavor. These cupcakes start with a cake mix and are…