The Butterfly House

  The Butterfly House **** by Marcia Preston 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 was pleasantly surprised by this book and enjoyed it more than I thought I would, despite its difficult subject matter. Its imagery was so evocative, it had me wanting…

Between the Tides

      Between the Tides ****.* by Patti Callahan Henry     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 was one of my beach reads on our annual family trip to coastal South Carolina. I…

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…

One White Dog, One Yellow Dog

  An early evening boat ride with Chloe & Gracie. . . they seem to enjoy it as much as we do. While they look the same, Chloe is as yellow as can be. . . scared of loud noises~ not fireworks or thunder~ you know, really scary noises like sneezes. . . Afraid of strange objects. .…

Harbor Island

    Mrs. Matlock’s seven week  Rainbow Summer School is now in session.  This week’s color of the Rainbow assignment is Orange~ We just returned from our annual family beach trip and I went through my photos looking for orange shots to share.  Beautiful sunrises & sunsets are the norm at Harbor Island. Our family has been visiting this…

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…