Laid back hospitality for everyday life...

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Easy To Make Bloomin’ Pumpkin Centerpiece

I had every intention to post some ideas I had about “decorating with acorns” this fall. That is until I...

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Good-bye Summer – Hello Autumn Centerpiece

Being the summer lover that I am, I like to hang on to the season as long as I can....

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Glazed & Spiced Pumpkin Scones

My daughter inherited a 76 pound boxer from a neighbor whose toddler was severely allergic. Wrigley, or as we affectionately...

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DIY – Shadow Box Panels Pre-made

I’d all but given up at the idea of having shadow box moulding in my dining room after receiving a...

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DIY – Same Color Different Sheen Stripes

I love, love, love stripes.  I have a houseful of them. I know some people (I won’t mention names) may...

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It’s Not Summer Without Gazpacho Soup

Because crape myrtles are not indigenous to Canada,  I thought I’d take some pictures of them in full bloom this...

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Monterey Salad With Spiced Pecans

If you read my last post, Surviving The Rest Of Summer Beachless, you already know I had a pity party...

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Surviving The Rest Of Summer Beachless

I just got back from Sunset Beach, NC.  The land of sun, surf and double rainbows.  Can you see the...

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Grill Up Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Please don’t judge but for the longest time I was under the misconception that prosciutto was a $10 word for...

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Marinated & Grilled Shrimp Kabobs

One morning my husband’s car found itself in a heady position – running in neutral, no driver and sitting on...

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