Tag: tartan

A Cardinal Christmas Table

Happy Wednesday! Can you believe Christmas is a week from today. . . how did that happen?  I set a table by the tree to enjoy the twinkle and glow of the lights and for a little December nesting. Cardinals have flown in for a Cardinal Christmas. . . A tartan throw provides a foundation…

Christmas on Wheels and Tartan Tree Napkin Fold

I’m in a Plaid Tidings state of mind and Merry Motoring this week with a little Christmas tablescape blog hop fun! I hung all the Santamobiles back on the tree from the Santa parade on the table and stopped in Ho-Ho-HomeGoods this week. And I found this adorable Christmas truck salt and pepper shaker set.…

Merry Motoring Whimsical Christmas Tablescape

‘Tis the Season to deck the halls, as well as the table and I’m joining a group of bloggers for a Christmas Tablescape Blog Hop! Look for the links at the bottom of this post for more holiday and Christmas table inspiration this week through Friday, December 8th. I’m mad for plaid anytime of year, but…

Christmas in July: DIY Boxwood Wreath Napkin Rings

It’s Christmas in July and I have a DIY napkin ring for your holiday table! It’s also a great excuse to skip pruning your boxwood shrubs, so you can take advantage of the new summer growth this December, using the long sprigs of greenery to make Boxwood Wreath Napkin Rings! I played around with how…

Merry Christmas and Happy Howlidays from Chloe & Gracie

Merry Christmas and Happy Howlidays from Chloe and Gracie! After our Christmas Tree Tailgate & Picnic, I realized I had the perfect backdrop and photo setting for Chloe and Gracie to flaunt their plaiditude. So I had a little fun playing around with PicMonkey to make a Merry Christmas greetings card. Of course, first your subjects need…

A Visit From St. Nicholas Christmas Table

A Christmas table for two, I set by the tree, The lights all aglow, the twinkle to see. Vases of fruit, with greenery and tartan, Make a festive foundation and setting to hearten. St. Nicholas Fitz and Floyd, received as a bride in the eighties, Returns annually to our table for all Christmas gaieties. Silver chargers are…

Novel Bakers: Christmas All Through The South and a Christmas Tree Tailgate Picnic

I’m joining The Novel Bakers with Southern Living Christmas All Through The South: Joyful Memories, Timeless Moments, Enduring Traditions Christmas All Through the South captures and celebrates the quintessential experience of Christmas in the South. Presented as a timeline of the Christmas season, each event depicted tells a highly visual story of local Southern traditions and…

Christmas Nesting on the Porch and Pecan Bourbon Balls

It was downright frosty here this weekend and feeling a little more like Christmas! While it’s nice to have mild temperatures and comfortable porch-sitting weather in December, it doesn’t feel like Christmas to me unless I need to curl up with a blanket or two and have something to sip on to keep warm! I…

A Christmas Table for Two with Plaid and Bunnies

I set a Christmas table for two by the tree with plaid and bunnies. . .Christmas, bunnies and plaid, one of these things is not like the other. :) I’ve had these Fitz and Floyd Christmas Bunnies for 20+ years, and it’s been a long time since they escaped their bunny hutch come out to…

Bourbon-Pecan-Gingerbread Cookies for Santa

I haven’t done much holiday baking this December but did find a new cookie for Santa to sample, Bourbon-Pecan-Gingerbread Cookies! This cookie has a fluffy, muffin-like texture with a bourbon glaze on top! I ended up with more cookies than the recipe called for so there’s plenty to share. They’re also large cookies so one is…