Eat, Pray, Love

  Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia **** by Elizabeth Gilbert       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.      I don’t why it took me so long to get around to…

Southern Bouquets, Part II

 Southern Bouquets **** by Melissa Bigner with Heather Barrie and photography by Peter Frank Edwards Part II I have more photos than would load easily in one post, so this Edible Review has two parts. If  you can found yourself here without seeing part one of this review, look here.  Varieties of Zinnias were my food cues for Food for Thought with…

Southern Bouquets, Part I

Southern Bouquets **** by Melissa Bigner with Heather Barrie and photography by Peter Frank Edwards 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. I have more photos than would load easily in one post, so this Edible Review has two parts. There is…

Seeing Red

          Mrs. Matlock’s seven week  Rainbow Summer School is now in session~ and since this is Summer School, I thought I would join the fun for Summer Sundays :-)     This week’s color of the Rainbow assignment is Red~ I thought I’d share some Red  we’ve seen while boating on the Lake.   I’m looking…

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…

Bike Shadows

      “Life is like riding a bicycle – in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.”  ~Albert Einstein           Visit  Hey Harriet for Shadow Shot Sunday & for more Weekly Words to Live By, stop by Notes from A Cottage Industry~      

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…

Backseat Saints

      Backseat Saints **** by Joshilyn Jackson       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.         Rose Mae Lolley, a minor character from gods in Alabama is resurrected and returns in this story that takes off like a…

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…