Category: Porch

Floral Friday: Fall Apples and Sunflower Arrangement

Fall officially arrives Saturday for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere and I’ve been counting down the days to my favorite season since July! While there is still plenty of summer weather ahead of us in North Carolina, I’m ready for a harvest of pumpkins, warm plaid layers, and cozy meals with the flavors of fall on the menu! In…

Floral Friday: Sunflowers on the Porch

I’m on the porch in celebration of the sunflower . . . And joining my blogging friends for another edition of Floral Friday! You can find the links for their beautiful floral inspiration at the bottom of this post.  Sunflowers were our common theme for this week’s Floral Friday edition. Sunflowers convey warmth and symbolize…

Patriotic Tree on the Porch for Independence Day

Celebrate the Red, White and Blue for the 4th of July with a tree decorated with nautical ornaments, ribbon, flags and affordable decorations to show your patriotism. Happy Friday! I’m sharing my love of the Red, White and Blue as a part of Patriotic Fridays in partnership with Tree Classics.  With Independence Day approaching, as…

Eat, Drink and Be Irish St. Patrick’s Day Round Up!

  It’s said that everyone is a little bit Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! I’m sharing some a round-up to help you Eat, Drink and Be Irish, with 17+ recipes and St. Patrick’s Day inspiration from the kitchen to the table! Click on the link below the photos for the complete recipe, sources and a taste…

Christmas Nesting and a ‘Deck the Halls’ Giveaway!

Happy Monday. . . I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday! I spent the weekend decking the halls and enjoying some Christmas nesting on the porch. To kick off the holiday season, I’m joining 5 other bloggers for a Holiday Home Tour with Lynch Creek Farm and a wonderful giveaway to help you deck…

Hello September and Autumn Inspiration!

Hello 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 orange sunsets. . . The arrival…

Here Comes the Sun {Flowers}

Are you ready for the big event today, the first total solar eclipse to span the U.S. since 1918? The path of totality is 70 miles southwest of us, so we’ll experience a 97% partial eclipse in our backyard in North Carolina. Since most everyone in the U.S. will be following the sun and the…

Christmas Nesting on the Porch and Pecan Bourbon Balls

It was downright frosty here this weekend and feeling a little more like Christmas! While it’s nice to have mild temperatures and comfortable porch-sitting weather in December, it doesn’t feel like Christmas to me unless I need to curl up with a blanket or two and have something to sip on to keep warm! I…

Welcome September and Autumn Inspiration!

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.…

Despite the Forecast, Live like it’s Spring!

I’m ready to say farewell to February and hello to March! Ready for a Spring in my Step. . . And to Spring Forward.  Ready to Nest on the Porch. . . And Galvanized to Garden. And ready to pot! Ready for the Bloom. . . And the cheery and delicious Violets of March. “Despite the forecast. . . .…