Holiday/Entertaining

A Tisket, A Tasket: How to Style A Charming Easter Basket

Let’s face it, when it comes to Easter baskets, kids are mainly it in for the chocolate bunnies. My kids were no different, but I loved creating beautiful and appealing Easter tableaux for them when they came downstairs to see what the Easter Bunny brought. Each year I spent weeks before Easter searching for fabulous… Continue reading A Tisket, A Tasket: How to Style A Charming Easter Basket




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A Quilt-themed Birthday Party

My mother has always enjoyed and excelled at all kinds of handwork. She sewed, knitted, crocheted, and in the seventies, she even did some groovy macramé. In the early 90’s around the time her first grandchild was born, she became a quilter. She was particularly suited to this handcraft because it requires an artful eye… Continue reading A Quilt-themed Birthday Party




Holiday/Entertaining

When Life Gives You Lemons–Make a Spring Tablescape

Ever since our trip to the city of Bath in England a few years ago, when I see lemons, I think of Spring. This may seem like a strange association but stick with me, and I will explain. Bath was just one of the cities we toured when visiting my daughter during her semester abroad. While… Continue reading When Life Gives You Lemons–Make a Spring Tablescape