Category: Memorial Day

Mason Jar Dessert: Stars and Stripes Berry Trifles

Are you a fan of mason jar desserts? Oh good, me too! Stars & Stripes Berry Trifles are an easy and delicious way to celebrate Memorial  Day or July 4th!  Best of all, since this dessert in a jar is ‘no-bake’, you have more time to celebrate the Red, White and Blueberry! More of a…

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…

Red, White and Blueberry Biscuit Shortcake!

Happy Flag Day! I’m rolling out the Red, White & Blue in celebration with a patriotic biscuit for shortcake! Enjoy these biscuits two ways: For breakfast/ brunch, served with Basil-Honey Butter, and for dessert, layered with whipped cream and berries as a patriotic shortcake! The original recipe is from Southern Living. I posted the recipe as…

At the Table: Celebrating the Red, White and Blue

Happy Memorial Day! I set a table in celebration of the Red, White and Blue! Our Memorial Day weekend weather has been a combination of sunny, cloudy, rainy and stormy. It’s been one of those weekends where the sun is shining in the front yard while storm clouds are gathering in the back. ;) Memorial Day kicks…

Weekend Waterview: Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! Here’s a little weekend waterview. Our Memorial Day weekend weather forecast has been a mix of sunny, cloudy, and stormy. I hung a basket on the dock this morning filled with Queen Anne’s Lace that I picked from the field next to my Potting Shed. They cut the field for hay around…

Oh So Good & Easy Patriotic Dessert: Star-Spangled Slab Pie

Star-Spangled Slab Pie is an oh so good and easy dessert with a patriotic nod to the Fourth of July! If you’re not familiar with slab pie, it’s a shallow pie that’s baked in jelly roll pan or rimmed baking sheet. It serves more people than your standard 9-inch pie with much less effort. Less work makes for an…

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…