Holidays · Party/Tablescapes

Riddle Me A Valentine’s Tablescape

Back in the dark ages when I was a child, kids exchanged Valentines with everyone in their class. These valentines often featured corny puns or goofy riddles. So in the spirit of this old-fashioned tradition, I ask, “What is black and white and red all over?” The answer: my Valentine’s tablescape. After just finishing up… Continue reading Riddle Me A Valentine’s Tablescape

Holidays · Party/Tablescapes

How To Use The Language Of Flowers To Create A Blooming Valentine’s Dinner

(Note: I created this tablescape for Valentine’s Day but this blooming blush table would work equally as well for Easter, Mother’s Day, an anniversary, or special birthday party.) It is no secret that I adore flowers. I tend to surround myself with them. I love to arrange them, plant them in the garden, and incorporate… Continue reading How To Use The Language Of Flowers To Create A Blooming Valentine’s Dinner

Crafts · Holidays

Homemade Valentines Ideas: Love Notes Through The Years

When I started to think about writing a Valentine’s Day post, I immediately thought about all of the homemade valentines that I’ve made for my kids over the years. From the time they were old enough to understand the concept of Valentine’s, I have made a point of creating some sort of homemade valentine card… Continue reading Homemade Valentines Ideas: Love Notes Through The Years

Entertaining · Holidays · Party/Tablescapes

Hearts, Flowers, and Tea? A Valentine's Day Tea

I’ve always loved afternoon tea. Well, actually that’s not true. When I was young, I was a dyed in the wool coffee drinker. I used to say of tea, “why would anybody want to drink wet leaves?” This was before I went to Jamaica on my honeymoon. We stayed at this beautiful old British colonial… Continue reading Hearts, Flowers, and Tea? A Valentine's Day Tea