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Adding Patriotic Touches to the Porch

June 15, 2014
Patriotic Porch

I hope everyone had a great weekend. As for me, I’ve been adding a few patriotic touches to our front porch in preparation for July 4th. I haven’t finished yet, but I’ll show you what I’ve done so far. If you follow on Facebook or Instagram, you may have seen this sign that I found […]

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Patriotic Dessert in a Jar

June 12, 2014
Patriotic Dessert in a Jar

I’ve been doing a little planning ahead figuring out what kind of dessert I’d like to serve  July 4th. I’ve been seeing lots of photos on Pinterest showing desserts made in a Mason jar, so I decided I’d try my hand at making one. I wanted something that could be made in advance, and was […]

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Sparkling Cherry Wine

June 6, 2014
sparkling cherry wine

Hi there! I’m back with the recipe for this refreshing sparkling cherry wine. It’s the perfect beverage for serving a small group of friends and it’s so easy to put together. You can put this out and I guarantee that it will be a hit at your next party. It looks really pretty in one […]

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Summertime’s Calling Me

June 5, 2014
Summertime on the Porch

Hello everyone! I’m so excited to show you our front porch all decorated for summer. I’m calling it my “Summertime’s Calling Me” porch  and you’ll see why in just a minute. This week I’m joining some of my favorite bloggers for the Elements of Summer Tour. As part of the tour, I’m sharing our summer […]

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Outdoor Potting Bench Skirt

May 28, 2014
potting bench skirt

I’m excited to tell you about a project I’ve been working on for a few weeks. It’s our potting bench redo which now has a cute, flirty skirt! If you remember, we had this outdoor potting bench built a couple of years ago because I wanted A Sink in the Garden. Well, it has certainly […]

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All Things Creative-The Summer Edition

May 27, 2014
All Things Summer

I hope everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. Even though the calendar doesn’t say so, I always think of Memorial Day weekend as the official start of summer, don’t you? And to kick off your summer celebrations, my team and I have collected the best of our summer related posts for the Summer Edition […]

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Chilled Minty Pea Soup

May 25, 2014
Chilled Minty Spring Soup

I have a recipe for you today that is the very essence of spring. When you taste my chilled minty spring soup, it can best be described as having a burst of springtime in your mouth! And it’s not hard to make either. You just have to get your hands on some fresh spring peas, […]

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Evolution of a Garden

May 22, 2014
Evolution of a Garden

As I’m writing this post, Jane is shelling a mess of peas that she picked from our garden yesterday. For those of you who don’t know, a mess is a unit of measurement frequently used here in the South. A mess of peas will generally feed a nice-sized family. You can pick several messes from […]

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Tortellini Mozzarella Garden Salad

May 18, 2014
Tortellini Mozzarella Garden Salad

Hi there! I thought I’d share a salad recipe with you today that we’ve eaten several times within this last month. Our garden is producing lots of lettuce and spinach right now so we eat at least one salad a day.  I came up with this recipe for what I’m calling my Tortellini Mozzarella Garden […]

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