The Captain and I love the Red, White and Blue and we really need no excuse to celebrate, but here are a few tablescapes and vignettes we have used in the past and present. There are so many occasions to celebrate during our calendar year, including President's Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, Columbus Day and Labor Day, so there are a lot to choose from! And I don't need an excuse to have a picnic for any holiday. :) So let's celebrate! Our home honors ... Read More about Patriotic? Check! Honor Our Military? Check! Picnic? Check!
I know you song birds out there remember the song from "The Sound of Music" ...called 'My Favorite Things'. Don't make me sing it for you. Ok. I will sing it,.... but you can sing along with me. "Raindrops on roses And whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with strings These are a few of my favorite things Cream-colored ponies and crisp apple strudels Doorbells and sleigh bells And schnitzel with noodles Wild geese ... Read More about These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things…
I'm talking about Flowers Today! There are so many things happening this month that I feel like a one-armed paper hanger! It seems like I meet myself coming and going from one event to another with no time to stop and chat with myself! LOL There are the usual holidays and graduations and sporting events and..... Oh, you too??? I thought so. I'm sure you are having the same full calendar in your neck of the woods. So let's get started with my favorite features from last weeks ... Read More about Flowers! If It Is Monday… It Is Our CYS Link Party 181!!!
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
"Old Dogs and children and watermelon wine" is an old song lyric. Tom T. Hall sang, rather he recited it and I have always loved the sentiment behind it. "There wasn't anyone around 'cept this old man and me The guy who ran the bar was watchin' "ironsides" on tv Uninvited, he sat down and opened up his mind On old dogs and children and watermelon wine" "Old dogs care about you even when you make mistakes; God bless little children while they're still too young to hate." When he ... Read More about Old Dogs And Children And Watermelon Wine !