Category: Holidays

Easter Greetings

I’m Greeting Easter with a Flower-filled Basket, Bunny Egg-shaped Plates & Eggs with Easter Messages~    Dogwood blooms were added to the basket for their symbolism & significance of this holiday~ My basket is filled with a potted Azalea that can be planted in the garden, along with stems of hydrangea from the grocery store…

A Bunny Picnic

We’re picnicking with Bunnies and Everybunny is Welcome! Easter Baskets are picnic ready~  Bunny-Shaped Egg Salad & Pimento Cheese Sandwiches, Carrot Cake Cookies, and Annie’s Bunny Snack Mix~ Polka dotted and plaid pails from Target make Easter Egg hunting a colorful affair~ Two woven baskets are filled with a variety of tender lettuces, cabbage, brussels…

Easter Egg Hunt

My Mother-in-Law’s Bird Girl made famous in Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil standing among the Lenton Roses~ Happy Hunting! Thank you for your visit, I’m joining:  Seasonal Sundays~  Mosaic Monday~ Outdoor Wednesday~ Rose Vignettes for Fresh-Cut Fridays~

Easter Peeps Centerpiece and Peeptinis!

Create an easy and festive centerpiece for Easter with marshmallow Peeps! You’ll also find recipes for Lemon Peep-tinis and an Easter Peeps Parfait! My inner 5-year-old can not resist holiday PEEPS®. . . . . .a fan of marshmallow you ask? ~No~ { shudder } Just a fan of the happy colors & packages of the…

Wearing of the Green~ on Potatoes

I’m not Irish but I’m happy to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with The Wearing of the Green. . .on potatoes. . .  . . .with Spinach Pesto~ and a little fun with Spinach 4-Leaf Clovers~ I’m not lucky when it comes to finding 4-Leaf Clovers, but I did have some luck & fun with baby spinach…

Pot of Gold Irish Potato Soup

I’m not Irish, but I’m happy to pay homage to the potato to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day~ I’ve never met a potato I didn’t like ~ potatoes are my kryptonite~  and I can think of nothing more tragic than a potato famine :) I found a recipe from Southern Living for Irish Potato Soup that I…

Puppy Love Pops

  When my copy of Cupcakes, Cookies & Pie, Oh, My! arrived I couldn’t wait to play with the fun ideas in this book~ Karen Tack & Alan Richardson’s third book does not disappoint!  “Two million copies later, the New York Times best-selling authors of Hello, Cupcake! and What’s New, Cupcake? are back, applying their oversized imaginations not just to cupcakes but to cookies, pies,…

Pie Crust Heart Promises

I’m wrapping Dove Heart PROMISES® in pie crust for a sweet Valentine’s Day treat~  I found this idea on Pinterest, searching for a way to use my surplus of chocolate and a Valentine’s Day treat for my husband’s office ~ Pillsbury (or ready-made pie crust), two sizes of heart-shaped cookie cutters, Dove Heart Chocolates, an egg (for egg wash) and…