Alfresco Thanksgiving Table and Blooming Pumpkin Centerpiece

In anticipation of Thanksgiving, I’m at the table as part of a Thanksgiving Tablescape Blog Hop this week! You can find more table inspiration from this talented group of bloggers for Thanksgiving at the end of this post. I’m enjoying our weather in North Carolina, which is typically mild enough for dining alfresco or on the…

Autumn’s Delight Alfresco Table

I’m delighting in autumn, my favorite season! We’re finally enjoying some cooler temperatures and crisp fall air, perfect for dining alfresco with lower humidity and highs in the 70s instead of 90s.  Autumn’s Delight by Johnson Brothers provided some fall nesting inspiration last week and table inspiration this week. . . It’s brown and multi-colored fruit…

Floating Umbrella Witch DIY for Halloween

The witching hour is near. . .Halloween is less than two weeks away, time to polish your shoes, dust off your broom and buy a new hat! Are you ready for some witch “craft”. . .how about a Floating Umbrella Witch?! I’ve seen these witches flying all over the web and on Pinterest. This fun…

Fall Nesting: Brown Transferware and Hydrangeas in the Potting Shed

I love brown transferware year round, but fall is the season when it really shines!  I pulled my collection together to give them their due, and for a bit of fall nesting and tabletop fun in the Potting Shed! Brown transferware is paired with Limelight hydrangeas that have made their fall metamorphosis. . .changing from…

Celebrate Crocktober and Stock the Crock Cookbook Giveaway

I have cookbook to share and giveaway in celebration of Crocktober: *Stock the Crock: 100 Must-Have Slow-Cooker Recipes, 200 Variations for Every Appetite, An All-New Slow Cooker Bible from Phyllis Good, the New York Times Bestselling Author of the Fix-It and Forget-It Series. (Oxmoor House, September 2017). Stock the Crock brings together the expertise of America’s…

Pimento Cheese Deviled Egg “Pumpkins”

October is pumpkin season and in keeping with all things pumpkin, I have a fun fall bite or appetizer. . .Pimento Cheese Deviled Egg “Pumpkins”!  These deviled eggs get their pumpkin color and cheesy flavor from the Pâté of the South, pimento cheese! Use your favorite store brand of pimento cheese to make these deviled eggs…