Category: Memorial Day

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…

How the Tables Turned: 2016 Year in Review

Happy New Year! Thank you for all your visits, comments, shares and Pins in 2016! Here’s look back at how the tables turned in 2016, with highlights from the months, seasons and holidays. Click on the links for complete full posts, sources and more tabletop inspiration. A Winter Woodland Table Tree slice chargers, beaded snowflake napkin rings, pine cone filled…

12 Patriotic Recipes to Celebrate the Red, White and Blueberry!

Memorial Day is two weeks away, if you’re like me you’re wondering how did that happen? If you’re looking for some patriotic fare, I pulled together 12 recipes from the archives to celebrate the Red, White and Blueberry and for noshing over your Memorial Day weekend and holiday! Click on the links in red for the complete recipe. Watermelons…

A Red, White and Blooming Patriotic Table!

  I set a table that’s Red, White and Blooming in anticipation of Independence Day! We’ll be celebrating family members’ birthdays along with America’s birthday this weekend and watching the fireworks from the water. I couldn’t resist dishing out a little tabletop fun with some patriotic fanfare in a celebration of red, white and blue. Broad…

Create a Blooming Watermelon Centerpiece and 10 Watermelon Recipes for Summer!

Memorial Day is the unofficial kick off to summer! I have a watermelon vase centerpiece, just in time for your Memorial Day barbecue or ideal for summer entertaining, along with a round-up of 10 watermelon recipes for summer! My inspiration for a watermelon vase came from Michael Lee at Rattlebridge Farm. You can feast your…

10 Patriotic Recipes to Celebrate the Red, White and Blueberry!

Memorial Day is a week away, if you’re like me you’re wondering how did that happen? If you’re looking for some patriotic fare, I pulled together 10 recipes from the archives to celebrate the Red, White and Blueberry and for noshing over your Memorial Day weekend and holiday! Watermelons have been arriving in grocery stores, just in time for the…