It is all over the news these days....The Kentucky Derby! Are you excited? Do you watch it on Television or do you actually go to Churchill Downs to watch the race of the roses? Some years the question is asked, "can this horse or that horse win the triple crown"? That is not the case this year and although I don't have any idea which horse is the fastest or the one expected to win the Derby, I still like to play along. After all, it is another excuse for a tablescape....and ... Read More about It Is Time For The Kentucky Derby’s Fastest Two Minutes In Sports!
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Miss May....How Could You Be Anything Else? This is the fifth installment on my months of the year posts! To see Miss January, click here, To see Miss February, click here, To see Mr. March, click here and To see Miss April, click here. I mean, come on my dear friends....look at all the beautiful month of May holds for us. May has just got to be a "she"! Miss May floats in, transitioning from Miss April with beautiful, lingering fragrances from her blooming ... Read More about Miss May…How Could You Be Anything Else?
I just realized that I had not shown you the Preakness Stakes Tablescape that I did for the Preakness horse race. Sigh! And for the record, I am not from Baltimore, even though "Maryland, My Maryland" is the song that is sung before the horse race, much like "My Old Kentucky Home" is sung before the Derby. Since the Preakness is run in the middle of the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes races, it is considered the middle child, and often ignored, and apparently I am no ... Read More about Maryland, My Maryland My Preakness Stakes Tablescape
Wow! I mean double wow! I watched the Kentucky Derby and was shocked that there was such drama. For those who did not watch the fastest two minutes in sports, let me fill you in. The favorite and winning horse did not win after all as a legal protest was filed immediately after the race was over. The winner was finally decided after 20 minutes of instant replays and the decision was the second place horse was declared the winner. Not because it was a photo finish, but ... Read More about If It Is Monday, ….It Must Be Celebrate Your Story!
Fiesta Time! Cinco de Mayo! Ole! Can you believe that May 5 will soon be here before you know it? We have the Kentucky Derby on May 4th and then right into another entertaining day and tablescape. I love Mexican food. Yes, I am getting a head start on Cinco de Mayo. I posted about Cinco de Mayo with an explanation of this "Holiday". Click on the below if you would care to read it. Cinco de Mayo I really enjoy smaller dinner parties....like 4 ... Read More about Fiesta Time! Cinco de Mayo !