Tag: Mikasa English Countryside

Majolica and Hydrangeas Alfresco Table

Happy Wednesday! We’re enjoying some sunshine, lower humidity and cooler temperatures this week, perfect for dining outdoors! The Endless Summer Hydrangeas are blooming and loving our abundance of rainfall this spring. I cut some blooms to fill an urn for a centerpiece for the table. Keep your cut hydrangeas from wilting with the alum-dipping method!…

A Flower-filled Mother’s Day Table and FTD Bouquet

In anticipation of Mother’s Day this Sunday, I set a flower-filled table outdoors! Floral print napkins and napkin rings with dainty sprays of roses, are paired with white embossed fruit and flower plates. . . Set on a quilted coverlet as a tablecloth with delicate embroidered flowers. I pulled out some vintage blooming flatware to add some additional flowers…

Oh Yes! White Dish Love and Pecan and Goat Cheese Covered Grapes

Playing with dishes and with food are two of my favorite things! I came across a recipe for a make-ahead appetizer with 3 ingredients, easy for entertaining or enjoying with a glass of wine. And just for fun, I corralled some dishes in a grape-producing fruit crate,  ripe for the picking at an antique mall, to celebrate the grape! {Berry…