Uncle Sam! Folks, the Uncle Sam I am referring to is literally kinda old. I know, the other one is old too. LOL You see, I have had this newspaper stuffed gentleman for more years that I care to remember. I have had to replace his "stuffing" from time to time, but I still like to place him in a vignette or tablescape, every few years. He is my Uncle Sam after all....;) For this tablescape, I started with a remnant piece of stars and sparklers cloth that I have ... Read More about Uncle Sam Is Coming To My Tablescape This Year!
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The calendar tells us it is time for another Patriotic Celebration. And I love celebrating the red, white and blue. I really love decorating the outside of our home, but this year, I can't do that as the roofers are putting on a new roof after Hurricane Ian visited SW Florida last year. It requires lots of patience as almost every home in the Cape is in need of repair. I will say that I am seeing fewer blue tarped roofs these days so progress is being made! So I will share a ... Read More about Patriotic Celebration Time
I am a list maker! I Know!!!! We live in a time of apps on our phones, ...with special list making capabilities, but folks, If I don't have piece of paper or a notebook list, (a hard copy as we used to say in the "olden" days)....then I am lost! I'm the same way about calendars! Yes, I do have a calendar on my IPhone! BUT, I want, need, to see the whole calendar with the little, large, squares where I can write myself little, extensive, notes! And I make ... Read More about List Maker And The 4th of July Menu
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!
Menu/Recipes Memorial Day 2015 ...I promised to provide the recipes I used on Memorial Day Week-end and a little free rhetoric, they are below. First, I hope you all had a wonderful and safe Memorial Day Week-end. But lets talk food...one of my favorite topics. ... Read More about Menu/Recipes Memorial Day 2015