Our geraniums are in full bloom, and bursting with color.A tablescape that celebrates Life, Liberty and Freedom.Come one, come all ... it's time to play in the great outdoors!So refreshing ... homemade Lemonade on a hot summer's day.Life is good, and everything is coming up roses!

Riding into Fall Tablescape

– Posted in: Tablescapes
Fall or Autumn Table Setting

I just finished putting together my Fall table and wanted to share the end results with you.  I will be hosting an Autumn Brunch for gents in the near future; therefore, nothing could be too fancy.  These are big and brawny men; hence, I made sure I left plenty of room between the place settings. The first thing… Read More

Keeping your Cool in the Florida Heat

– Posted in: Home, Things To Do, TIPS
Keeping your Cool in the Florida Heat

August is one of the hottest months of the year.   Everyone is feeling the heat, and my a/c is working overtime to keep up.  My last electric bill was staggering!  What was my recent mission?  To find alternate ways of cooling off during the dog days of summer. I have a few recommendations I would like… Read More

Fostoria American Footed Bowl – 10 Inch

– Posted in: Fostoria American
Fostoria American Footed Bowl - 10 Inch

This is the Footed 10-Inch Bowl, found in the Fostoria American pattern.  This particular bowl can also be used as a salad bowl.  It fits nicely on the 14-inch Torte Plate that was used in Fostoria’s 3-piece Salad Set. Fostoria produced many bowls in the American pattern.  Some of the pieces were also called "nappy" dishes.  A… Read More

Blueberry Streusel Muffins

– Posted in: Food
Blueberry Streusel Muffins ♥ TampaHomebody

I made this recipe the other day and just had to share.  They came out wonderful, and the aroma from the oven was divine.  Even the crust was perfect - a light, golden brown.  My husband especially loves them in the morning, with a hot cup of coffee.  They even tasted good the next day, after… Read More