Category: Porch

Welcome September and Autumn Inspiration!

September Collage

Welcome September. . . I’m so glad you’re here! I’ve been waiting not-so-patiently for your arrival. I’m ready for cooler temperatures. . . Looking forward to your colors and textures. . . Fall boating and picnic weather. . . Fall Pontoon Picnic The Flavors of Fall Picnic Leaf peeping. . . Beautiful sunsets. . . The arrival of pumpkins.…

On the Back Porch and Watermelon Gazpacho!

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I’m on the Back Porch trying to beat the heat,  and staying cool with Watermelon Gazpacho! Refreshing, light, and flavorful for the summertime. Best of all, no oven required and you can mix up a small batch of this gazpacho, altering the ingredients to your taste! Watermelon Gazpacho, adapted from Martha Stewart Ingredients *5 cups peeled, seeded, and…

Welcoming Summer: Whites on the Porch!

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I’m welcoming summer with whites on the porch! If June’s weather is any indication, we’re in for a hot, humid summer! In anticipation, I’m surrounding myself with whites, to stay cool, at least psychologically, on the porch. I’ve been busy with some household projects the past several weeks and no time to play with my camera, so I…

Nesting on the Porch: Mikasa Song Bird

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It’s nesting season on the porch with temperatures creeping to the 60s and Spring around the corner!   Song Bird by Mikasa Gourmet Basics  sets the mood for nest feathering and spring dining at the table or porch! A bird perched on floral twig, graces the stoneware. . . And floral stems are blooming  on the…

Sunflowers on the Porch

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A sunny repeat from the archives, I hope you don’t mind a second helping! Summer is slipping away and we’re on the cusp of Fall~ I’m ready to make the transition! I had hopes for a picnic with the sunflowers, but it was much too hot. Instead I’m enjoying the hint of fall in the air…

Sunflowers on the Porch

Summer is slipping away and we’re on the cusp of Fall~ I’m ready to make the transition! I had hopes for a picnic with the sunflowers here, but it was much too hot. Instead I’m enjoying the hint of fall in the air with a Sunflower Picnic on the Porch! And enjoying Archer Farms Sunflower…

Chickadees on the Porch & a Giveaway!

I’m on the porch nesting with Chickadees . . . Enjoying some tea and tucked in a nest of grey~enjoying a bit of warm & welcome sunshine on the porch.  These Chickadee plates, Global Design Connections by Kate Williams, along with teapot, cream & sugar~ took flight from HomeGoods to follow me home~ I was enamored by the grey twig-rimmed edge on…