Category: Tablescape

A Bowl of Cherries

  Happy 100th Tablescape Thursday to Susan and followers of Between Naps on the Porch! Thank you Susan, for hosting such a fun event & providing dishaholics everywhere with a weekly fix ~  In celebration, I set my own porch, Vintage Style with bowls of cherries~ complete with a cherry pie. I’m sure there is enough for everyone :-)  If you’re…

The Vintage Table

      The Vintage Table ***** by Jacqueline de Montravel  (and the Editors of Romantic Homes Magazine)         I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera.            This book is a feast for the eyes, chock full…

Zebra

  Z is for Zebra This week’s letter assignment is the letter Z.         OK, so I wanted to go the NC Zoo, about an hour drive from where I live. My inner 5 year-old really, really wanted to go. I also wanted to take my own photos. It didn’t happen *sigh*.  I guess…

Yountville

Y is for Yountville This week’s letter assignment is the letter Y. I thought I’d bring you along with me to Yountville, Ca. where we visited in April. “The Town of Yountville, renowned for its world-class restaurants and award winning chefs, has earned the unofficial title of ‘Culinary Capital of the Napa Valley’. From French, Italian, Pacific…

X-tremes

    X is for X-tremes       This week’s letter assignment is the letter X.    I thought I’d share some X-tremes we have run across on the lake. Starting with some X-treme Homes. . .                                          This…

Vintage Garden

            V is for Vintage, as in Vintage Garden.       This week’s letter assignment is the letter V.          I thought I’d share some of my Vintage Garden treasures and ephemera, that I have collected and unearthed at antique malls, flea markets, and on eBay. . . this Armour’s…

Uwharrie Chair

U  is for Uwharrie This week’s letter assignment is the letter U. Uwharrie Chairs  (pronounced you-WAH-ree) are named after the Uwharrie Mountains of the central North Carolina Piedmont region. The Uwharries are some of the oldest in North America and were created from an ancient chain of volcanoes. The 1,000-foot hills of today were  believed to have been…

Tommy Bahama

T is for Tommy Bahama This week’s letter assignment is the letter T. The Tommy Bahama® philosophy:  “Tommy Bahama can help you escape the troubles of the modern world in favor of a place that’s relaxed and worry free. . .where life is one long weekend.” “There is a warm westerly breeze rustling the palms, the lulling…

Reflections

        R is for Reflections         I’m joining Alphabe-Thursday ~ this week’s letter assignment is the letter R.          Dictionary.com defines reflection as: the act of reflecting or the state of being reflected.  an image; representation; counterpart.    in Physics, Optics, a: the return of light, heat, sound, etc.,…

Pontoon Picnic

P is for Pontoon Picnic. . . I’m joining Alphabe-Thursday ~ this week’s letter assignment is the letter P.  Our picnic paraphernalia was purchased at Kohl’s including the placemats, napkins & napkin Rings, fish bowls & glasses.  This place setting is not our normal boating picnic fare~ for practical purposes we typically use plastic :-)   To drink~ Pellegrino. . .  This Pontoon Picnic wouldn’t…