Category: Tablescape

Harvest Hayride

  I’m joining Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for Tablescape Thursday.  Inspired this week by some fall color on the lake and a neighbor’s hay bales in a field nearby, I set a table with Royal Stafford Harvest Hayride from Home Goods.  I’m drawn to the pastoral scene on the plates with horses, hay, fruit & flower border, and…

Fairyopolis

  Fairyopolis:  A Flower Fairies Journal **** by Cicely Mary Barker I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word.  Fairyopolis is the secret fairy journal of Cicely Mary Barker, recorded during a magical summer of 1920 ~ a delightful book for the young at heart. . . complete with illustrations, bits of fairy relics hidden…

Tailgating with Pumpkins

A Pumpkin Tailgate reprisal from last Fall~ Cooler temperatures make for perfect tailgate & picnic weather~ My husband got a new/old 1985 jeep that’s been restored. . . . . . now a Sky Blue color, like Ronald Reagan’s CJ-8 he used on his ranch. He kept the original tailgate color for comparison~ Of course, my response that…

A Dog’s Purpose

A Dog’s Purpose ****.* by W. Bruce Cameron I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite~ for the written word.  I. Heart. This. Book. A Dog’s Purpose is told through the eyes of Toby, a pup born feral; reborn as Bailey, a boy’s beloved Golden Retriever; reborn as Ellie, a search & rescue…

Wine & Dine

I’m joining Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for Tablescape Thursday. Thank you, Susan, for hosting such a fun event & providing dishaholics everywherewith a weekly fix ~  I thought I would wine & dine you this week with my new Vino Plates from Pottery Barn~ This set of four plates is inspired by French vintage wine labels.…

Italian Pottery with a side of Pasta

    I’m joining Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for Tablescape Thursday.    Thank you, Susan, for hosting such a fun event & providing dishaholics everywhere with a weekly fix ~       My Vietri salad plates & bowls were the inspiration for this week’s tablescape~          The plates depict scenes from the Italian countryside ~…

Something to Crow About

  I’m joining Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for Tablescape Thursday. Thank you, Susan, for hosting such a fun event & providing dishaholics everywhere with a weekly fix.  He heralds the dawn of a new day~ this farmyard ambassador of morning. . . He says “Cock-a-doodle-do” in English. . . “Kikeriki” in German. . . “Kuklooku” in Urdu.…

All Aboard

  I’m joining Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for Tablescape Thursday.    Thank you, Susan, for hosting such a fun event & providing dishaholics everywhere with a weekly fix ~     Instead of setting a table on my porch, I packed a picnic and set the pontoon for this week’s tablescape. . .     We…

Gone Fishin’

I’m joining Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for Tablescape Thursday. Thank you, Susan, for hosting such a fun event & providing dishaholics everywhere with a weekly fix ~  Labor Day weekend at the Lake usually involves a little boating, relaxing, eating and sometimes. . . . . .fishing~ I was lucky to have caught these fish at…

By the Sea

I’m joining Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for Tablescape Thursday. Thank you, Susan, for hosting such a fun event & providing dishaholics everywhere with a weekly fix ~ Although we are knocking on fall’s door my tablescape inspiration this week came from this book~ it gave me the excuse to pull out and play with my coastal-inspired dishes one more time. .…