Tag: Watermelon Pecan and Gorgonzola Salad

Guest Bloggers Chloe and Gracie: Sailing into Summer

Hi Everyone, this is Chloe & Gracie, wishing you a happy first day of Summer! We’re guest posting for our Mom today, since she’s been busy gardening and working on some projects around her Potting Shed. We told her we’d fill in for her and give her a break with a little ‘sailing into summer’…

Anchors Aweigh for Labor Day: Nautical Table & Boating Fun

It’s Anchors Aweigh for Labor Day with a little nautical table for two on the dock and boating fun this holiday weekend. Labor Day marks the end of summer and a last hurrah for weekend boaters until Memorial Day next year. We look forward to quieter and less crowded weekends. . . just us and the…

Sailing into Summer: Nautical Fun on the Pontoon

I’m weighing anchor and sailing into summer with a little nautical fun on the pontoon! The summer boating season is definitely underway on the lake with our warm (hot!) weather. Towels provide a tablecloth and absorbent seating and pillows keep us anchored for a little nautical fun! Rope cocktail plates, purchased a couple of years ago from Pottery Barn,…

Anchors Aweigh and Nautical Fun on the Pontoon!

I’m weighing anchor with a little boating and nautical fun! A nautical insulated picnic tote, plates, and glasses set sail to me for a belated birthday gift a month ago. I broke them out for their maiden voyage last week when we had a slight reprieve in the weather and the mercury moved down from sweltering to hot. :) Towels provide a tablecloth…

Anchors Aweigh for Memorial Day: Red Velvet Cupcake Sailboats

I’m Weighing Anchor and Sailing into Memorial Day Weekend with Red Velvet Cupcake Sailboats for a sweet & patriotic bite! Memorial Day kicks off  boating season at the lake and is the unofficial start of summer! So it seemed only fitting to hoist paper sails for a regatta of red, white and blue cupcakes! Sails are scrapbook…

Pack a Picnic!

April 23rd is National Picnic Day and kicks off  the season to pack a basket, grab a blanket or quilt and head outdoors! I’ve packed a post with some picnics, portable salads, and menu ideas from the archives. . . Click on the links to revisit the posts and for a taste :) A Lakeside…