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Hydrangea-Inspired Blue and White Table Setting
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Hydrangea-Inspired Blue and White Table Setting

It’s hard to believe it’s the beginning of March already. Here in South Carolina, the daffodils and star magnolias are already blooming. Spring is definitely on its way! This time of year always makes me want to celebrate that nicer weather (and gardening season) will be here soon. And I usually do that by creating…

Easy (and Free!) Valentine’s Day Table Decor: Folded Napkin Envelope
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Easy (and Free!) Valentine’s Day Table Decor: Folded Napkin Envelope

I don’t usually go all out with heart decor for Valentine’s Day but I do usually have a dinner of some kind…even if it’s just a get together with friends. So I’m always on the look out for easy ways to make the table feel like Valentine’s Day without being too much. One of my favorite ways…

Valentine’s Day How To: Easy Heart Napkin Folding Tutorial
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Valentine’s Day How To: Easy Heart Napkin Folding Tutorial

Create a pretty and romantic Valentine’s Day table setting using this simple step-by-step heart napkin folding tutorial with pictures. If you’re looking for a way to incorporate Valentine’s Day into your table setting, this heart napkin folding tutorial is perfect!  It’s easy and won’t cost you anything. The only thing you need to make a folded…

How to Make An Easy Candy Cane Christmas Centerpiece
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How to Make An Easy Candy Cane Christmas Centerpiece

Looking for a quick and easy way to add to your Christmas table decor? Try this red and white Christmas centerpiece made with candy canes. Red and white is a traditional Christmas color combination that never gets old. I love using it with gold like I did with my DIY white feather Christmas wreaths that…

Easy DIY Frosted Glass Candle Holders
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Easy DIY Frosted Glass Candle Holders

This week’s DIY project is a really easy way to make a candle holder.  When I was putting together the Silver and White table last week, I wanted some candle holders that went with the color scheme but were a little taller than a normal tealight holder. A small mason jar was exactly the height…

Traditional Christmas Fruit Cake With A Twist
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Traditional Christmas Fruit Cake With A Twist

This traditional Christmas fruit cake recipe is a staple of the holidays around our house. Made with dried fruit and a splash of rum, it’s a moist and delicious treat the whole family loves. This traditional Christmas Fruit Cake recipe was adapted from a recipe I found on canadianliving.com and has become a family favorite. The…

Pumpkin Mousse Parfait With Gingersnaps
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Pumpkin Mousse Parfait With Gingersnaps

This pumpkin mousse parfait recipe layers spiced pumpkin mousse with crunchy gingersnaps and creamy whipped cream to create a delightful dessert that’s perfect for autumn celebrations. Traditionally, in our family, Thanksgiving dinner always includes pumpkin pie (see Grandma’s recipe).   However, this year I decided to change it up a bit by serving pumpkin mousse parfait,…

Cauliflower Soup
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Cauliflower Soup

Now that fall has rolled around, it is the perfect time to think of soups. Nothing could be easier than this Cauliflower Soup recipe from the book Fit For Life by Harvey and Marilyn Diamond. And it’s made even better by using in-season produce.  You will particularly love it if you are a vegetarian. Have…

(Slightly Spicy) Rosemary Lemon Chicken Breasts
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(Slightly Spicy) Rosemary Lemon Chicken Breasts

I like to cook boneless, skinless chicken breasts since they cook fast and have less fat and fewer calories than chicken with skin. However, they can be a bland. This Rosemary Lemon Chicken fixes that issue by adding spice and a little heat. That makes sure the chicken breasts have lots of flavor! Have comments…