Category: Food

25+ Patriotic Treats for Your Star-Spangled Celebration!

It’s hard to believe July 4th is only a week away! If you’re craving some red, white, and blue food fun for your Independence Day celebration, here’s a round-up of some patriotic and party treats for your Star-Spangled Celebration! Click on the links in red for the complete recipe or details. A Star-Spangled Celebration Treat Pail Party Favors,…

Hello June: Favorites, Recipes, and Table Inspiration

Happy first day of June! I’m rolling out the welcome mat for June’s arrival and sharing some favorites from the archives. Click on the links for the complete post, recipe or table inspiration! With the calendar page turning to June, I’m looking forward to Gardenias in Bloom. . . Anticipating the Florabundance. . . And Bringing…

A Tropical Table and Lake Breeze Cocktail

Happy Friday! I’m taking you to the tropics via the table to dream of white sandy beaches, tiki bars and umbrella drinks! My table inspiration came from *Beach Cocktails: Favorite Surfside Sips and Bar Snacks  (Oxmoor House, May 2017) by the Editors of Coastal Living, is a full-color book packed with 125 thirst-quenching cocktails that will transport you…

Berry Basket Shortcakes

Mother’s Day is this Sunday and I have a fun mini dessert in celebration of moms and berry season, Berry Basket Shortcakes! I used a medley of berries for these basket shortcakes and my Nordic Ware Shortcake Basket Pan that I used to make my Mini Easter Basket Cakes, fun for a mini dessert and to spring into…

Welcome May: Celebrations, Recipes & Party Inspiration!

Happy May 1st! I’m celebrating with a May Day Basket, 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. The month of May brings with…