Parisian • Sunday • Garden • Brunch

My family loves my At Home Sunday Brunches so much better than when we go out so after church today I got started on something a little extra special.  My youngest daughter Kayla is having a couple of her friends over today, and we thought this theme and color scheme was a perfect choice!  I

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Spicy • Garlic •  Shrimp Stirfry with Sautéed Kale

Last night I prepared a tasty quick & lite dinner for the family… Spicy Garlic Shrimp Stir-Fry over a bed of Sautéed Kale… Super Tasty and easy to make!  Give it a try, and let me know if you love it as much as we did!!!   INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons Garlic Chili Pepper Sauce  1 tablespoon

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Beachin’ • By • Design

Today my family and I went on a Little Itty Bitty Mini Vacay… Over the weekend tenants who occupy my Ocean City Maryland property left for the summer. They will not be returning until after Labor Day.  Part of the leasing agreement is that my family has use of the Condo for the summer. It

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Simple • Elegant • Sunday • Brunch

This morning after Church, I came home and prepared a tasty but simple SUNDAY BRUNCH for my family. Today’s menu was a mix of a Southern Classic recipe of Fish & Grits along with perfect Buttermilk Pancakes topped with fresh strawberries purchased from my local farmers market. I baked a Lemon Pound Cake, which is a

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Magelines • Marvelous • Macarons

Did my run over to my local cafe to pick up my weekly “dosage” of MACARONS!!!  When I arrived back to my office I did a little curating. Enjoy these images I shot this morning of macrons from MAGELINES MACARONS           

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Mother’s Day • By • Design

I had a beautiful Mother’s Day weekend . On Friday my oldest daughter and I visited the spa are some great body treatments. We also got our hair done, manicures and pedicures!  On Saturday morning I woke up early to prepare the kids their breakfast but they sent me back to bed it made me

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Perfect • Lemon • Cupcakes

When life hands you lemons…Make PERFECT LEMON CUPCAKES  Enjoy these images of these lovely lemon cupcakes I baked lastnight:  Dishware: Mackenzie Childs (Courtley Check)                 Ingredients 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup cake flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/8 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 3/4 cup + 2 Tbsp granulated sugar 1 Tbsp

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Happy Cinco de Mayo

In my family we love to celebrate other cultures!   When I was a little girl family would celebrate Cinco de Mayo by decorating our home with festive Mexican decorations, and preparing classic Mexican  recipes for dinner!  I have followed in my mother’s footsteps by doing the same thing. Here’s a few images of our special Cinco de

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