President’s Day Leisurely Brunch

Celebrate your day off indulging in a leisurely meal and moment with a menu inspired by the rich culinary heritage of New Orleans! Sugared fruit highlights Strawberries and Cream French Toast, which features thick slices of baguette soaked in a cinnamon egg mixture, spread with sweetened cream cheese, and baked until golden brown. Shrimp and

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Is Valentine’s Day Over?

Embrace the beauty of Valentine’s Day by hosting a Sunday tea for the holiday that continues the celebration of love.   Host a Sunday Brunch by breaking the tradition of serving tea in the afternoon with a midmorning gathering that will start your day off right. Spectacular tea-size brunch treats served on beautiful red-and-white-patterned Spode

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Valentine’s Day Charcuterie Board

Here’s how you can recreate this Valentine’s Day grazing board at home: First, start with a big serving platter — I like to use one that has a little bit of a lip or curve at the edges to keep ingredients from sliding off. I place a few bowls on the plate to hold things

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All is calm. All is bright.

Host a fun holiday dinner party this yea adding traditional red elements to your table decor that will give you that festive feeling. Adorn your holiday table with bright red chargers, flutes, and fresh blooms accented with gold cutlery and your party will be the talk of the season.

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From Thy Bounty

You would be so surprised by how much food you can produce by putting a little time into cultivating your vegetable garden. My daughter and I picked all of this ourselves on Tuesday. I urge you to grow as much of your own food as you can. Your family will love the freshness of your

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Equestrian Living

While sharing Kayla’s riding photos on social media I was asked by a loyal follower if I could share Kayla’s riding adventures on the blog. As I scrolled through I realized there was not a single post! Kayla’s Equestrian life is such a huge part of who she is and what she loves, so I

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On Holiday: Virgin Islands

With two teen athletes in my home it’s been a challenge trying to plan a week that we could all be together for some funnin’ and sunnin’. What better occasion to temporarily drop everything than to celebrate the birthday of my eldest daughter Amber on the beautiful Island of Saint Croix in the US Virgin

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Elegant Southern Brunch

Kick off a fresh new week by enjoying a Southern inspired brunch with family. This Country Ham and Smoked Cheddar Quiche, Greens, Potato, and Apple Hash, and Black Eyed Peas Salad will make your family smile!

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How to Have a Perfect Memorial Day Cookout!

Gather your family and friends for a Holiday Cookout! Whether you celebrate Memorial Day, or just want to have a fun party, use these table ideas and for your super summer fun event! The star-stamped drop cloth was made into a tablecloth Easy flower arrangements with dollar store mini flags tie in the holiday details.

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In The Navy!

Wow! What a busy week it’s been for my teens with lots of studying for final exams. Kayla took a well deserved break by getting some splash time in the fountain! The fountain is officially on for the summer kicking off Memorial Day Weekend! And why not kick it off in NAVY DRESSES and pearls!

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