Tell a story with your vintage mix and match plates, saucers, and cups. Plan a luncheon for a ladies get-together. Make it a tell-the-story theme. Decorate your tablescape like this one with Fiesta plates and vintage cups. Share the story behind your vintage mix and match dishes over this apple pie recipe.Read More →

pumpkin farms with grandchildren

Fall has arrived, but it goes better with cooler temperatures. Ninety-plus-degree weather days aren’t getting me in the baking mood. It’s a season for apple pie, apples dipped in caramel, carved pumpkins, and pumpkin bars. The only pumpkin that’s made it into the house got as far as the dining table. No pumpkin desserts have made it in my kitchen yet (unless you count a pumpkin spice coffee creamer as dessert) – strawberries are dominating the territory. I thought that strawberry season ended in August. Not this year. The summer season may have started in June and ended in September, but summer heat has lastedRead More →