Tag: Crown Ducal Bristol Pink

Valentine Greetings in the Potting Shed with Transferware and Flowers

Valentine’s Day provides the perfect excuse to treat yourself to flowers and be your own Valentine! I couldn’t resist having a little flower and dish fun in celebration, with some vintage-inspired Valentine greetings in the Potting Shed. The grocery stores were blooming with bouquets of flowers last week in anticipation of Valentine’s Day. A bouquet of Baroness Roses stopped me in…

No-Bake Chocolate Strawberry Ganache Tart with Chocolate Cookie Crust

I have an easy no-bake dessert for you for Valentine’s Day: A Chocolate Strawberry Ganache Tart with a Chocolate Cookie Crust! If you’re not familiar with ganache, it’s a rich, decadent mixture of melted chocolate and cream. The ratio of chocolate to cream varies in ganache, depending on how you use it~ for truffles, fillings, glazes, or whipped as frosting. Because…

Happy Leap Day and Big Mouth Frog Cupcakes!

Happy Leap Day! February’s calendar has an extra day this year so I’m sharing a little froggy fun from the archives in celebration!  I’m ready to leap into March. . . Anticipating gardening time. . . Ready to spring forward. . . Anticipating the bloom . . . And ready for porch weather! I had a little froggy…

Flowers for Mother’s Day

Sending you Flowers for Mother’s Day~ In the form of my husband’s grandmother’s china and Oakleaf Hydrangeas from my Mother-in-Law’s garden.  A field of quilted flowers, alongside blooming napkins,  blossoming flatware & napkin rings. A mosaic urn, with a little floral relief and shards of flowering china, purchased many years ago, is joining the celebration~…