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In the Potting Shed: Growing a Vintage Seed Box!

With spring around the corner I have bulbs, blooms and seeds on my mind! I’ve been puttering in the Potting Shed, enjoying some tabletop gardening and have a fun project to help you bide your time until spring planting season~ growing a Vintage Seed Box! I have three vintage seed boxes from my retail days, found at flea markets…

Fall in a Ferry’s Seeds Box

I filled my Ferry’s Seeds Box with a bit of fall. . . Some mums and pumpkins. . . Ornamental kale, gourds and ivy to soften and spill over the sides. And tucked them in together in my vintage Ferry’s Seeds Box with a little Spanish moss.  I hung a bundle of Indian corn for some seasonal texture and…

Mini Derby Pies with Bourbon Whipped Cream

Mini Derby Pies marry pecan pie with chocolate and a touch of Kentucky bourbon for a winning trifecta! This Bluegrass-inspired recipe is just the right size for “the most exciting two minutes in sports” and to accompany your Mint Julep while watching the Kentucky Derby or as an sweet ending for a party or crowd! I used a Chocolate-Bourbon Pecan Pie recipe, dividing the filling to make…

In the Potting Shed with Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cotton-tail

 I’m in the Potting Shed with a little tabletop fun with Easter on its way!  The Original Peter Rabbit Chocolates by Beatrix Potter were at Dollar Tree, a little tardy for The Novel Bakers Beatrix Potter Week, but fun just the same. Flopsy, Mopsy and Peter Cotton-tail arrived in time for Easter, to provide a little table top inspiration! They’re joining green…

Heritage Collection Ball Jars, Flower Therapy, and Winners

With our Arctic chill, I’m in need of the promise of spring and some flower therapy! I filled my Heritage Ball Jars with some grocery store blooms in my Potting Shed. Some alstroemeria and iris for a sunny burst of yellow in Heritage Collection Blue Mason Jars. . . Hydrangeas, carnations and snapdragons in Heritage Collection Spring Green Mason…