Floral Arrangements

Arranging Tulips With Flower Arranging Tools & Tulipieres

If you read last week’s post you know how wholly inspired I was by the spectacular display of thousands of multi-hued tulips which I had to opportunity to view during my recent visit to the Biltmore Estate Gardens. I would dearly love to be able to grow these showy bulbs in my yard but have learned, through… Continue reading Arranging Tulips With Flower Arranging Tools & Tulipieres

Recipes

Burnt Almond & Orange Bread Pudding With Balsamic Strawberry Sauce Inspired By A Favorite Pittsburgh Dessert

Last week my two wonderful sisters, who I rarely get to see, visited me and we all went out to celebrate both my and my youngest sister’s birthdays. Because we were celebrating, we chose to order a couple of desserts to share. After some intense deliberation (as you know, sweets are a serious business), we decided… Continue reading Burnt Almond & Orange Bread Pudding With Balsamic Strawberry Sauce Inspired By A Favorite Pittsburgh Dessert

Holidays · Party/Tablescapes

How To Set A Fresh Fun Farmhouse Easter Table With A Bit Of Gingham

Recently, because I have absolutely no patience to wait for grass to grow, I made a quick and easy Live Grass Centerpiece For Spring. The affordability and immediate gratification of this project were right up my alley. I love the way it turned out so much; I thought I’d build this year’s Easter table around it. I… Continue reading How To Set A Fresh Fun Farmhouse Easter Table With A Bit Of Gingham

DIY · Floral Arrangements

How To Make A Live Grass Centerpiece For Your Spring Table No Need To Wait For Grass To Grow

As I was adding some Spring touches to my home this week, I decided to create a live grass centerpiece for my breakfast table. I had admired several images on Pinterest of Wheatgrass in Spring decor. Unfortunately, by the time I thought of it, it was too late to order Wheatgrass seeds, plant them, and… Continue reading How To Make A Live Grass Centerpiece For Your Spring Table No Need To Wait For Grass To Grow

Cake/Cookie How To's · Holidays

St. Patrick’s Day Irish Cream Shamrock Cupcakes

Whether or not you are Irish, St. Patrick’s Day is a fun holiday to celebrate. I am not really a green beer kind of girl but give me an Irish Coffee, and I’m all in. And since I can never pass up the opportunity for a sweet treat, I thought it would be fun to… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Irish Cream Shamrock Cupcakes