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!…

An Alfresco Fall Table with Blooming Pumpkins

I’m at the table with blooming pumpkins in a celebration of fall! Flowers and pumpkins are two of my favorite things and I love to combine the two for a seasonal centerpiece for a fall or Thanksgiving table! I discovered a shortcut last year for making a pumpkin centerpiece, adding a piece of wet floral foam…

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…

A Fruit and Vegetable Centerpiece and Mikasa English Countryside Dinnerware

I’m at the table with a fruit and vegetable centerpiece and Mikasa English Countryside dinnerware. An all-white embossed fruit and lattice design borders the dinnerware of English Countryside by Mikasa for a pattern that’s versatile for casual or formal dining. Crafted from stoneware, English Countryside is dishwasher and microwave safe, as well as oven and freezer safe.…

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…