Category: Tablescape

Butterfly Wings

  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 tablescape inspiration this week came in the form of a new teapot. . .  And this book~  The Butterfly House fascinated me and inspired me to share it in the form of an Edible…

This Little Piggy Went To Market

      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 Fitz & Floyd French Market Pigs went to the Farmer’s Market and were the inspiration for this week’s tablescape.        I have…

Summer Whites on the Porch

We spent this past weekend visiting with family from out-of-town, enjoying their company and the water~ trying to escape the heat. While the calendar says the first day of summer is tomorrow, we have had temperatures 10 – 15 degrees higher than normal for a month now. . .    I dressed my porch in Summer…

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…