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Creating Quick, Inexpensive, Yet Elegant Holiday Floral Centerpieces

The holidays are squarely upon us, and 'tis the season for gathering with friends and family. Whether you are hosting a family Christmas dinner, having a few neighbors over for a dinner party, or simply dressing up your table to be more festive, crea...
by Old Town Home on Dec 19, 2016

Santa Surprise: Peppermint Buttercream Chocolate Christmas Cake

What's black, and white & red all over? My newest holiday baking experiment, a moist chocolate cake with a sweet peppermint buttercream!It feels like it's been ages since I wrote a baking post! While I haven't been diligent about documenting my v...
by Old Town Home on Dec 15, 2016

Raspberry Dessert Cake

Oneof my friends on Facebook the other day sent me a photograph of a dessert they had found and wanted to know if I had ever seen it, or made anything like it.  I managed to track the recipe down to this place.  It appears to be in German.&...
by The English Kitchen on Aug 19, 2016

Home Sweet Home #285

Hello and welcome to Home Sweet Home! This week I shared my August Tea/Garden Journal.  It was all about the sunflowers! There are so many great DIY, decorating, and delicious recipes at the Home  Sweet Home party each week.
by The Charm of Home on Aug 18, 2016

Entertaining Loaded Free of charge Educational Game titles For little ones

By partaking your children in some entertaining crammed online games, you can educate them with no even they comprehend they are studying. The checklist, prime free instructional game titles for children will aid you initiate such finding out process...
by LifeStyle9 on Aug 17, 2016

Home Sweet Home #283

Hello and welcome to Home Sweet Home!  This week I had a Garden Picnic Tea where I shared photos of my garden.Then I shared what I have been making with all of my blackberries in Blackberry Season.There are so many great DIY, decorating, and del...
by The Charm of Home on Aug 4, 2016

Home Sweet Home #281

Hello and welcome to Home Sweet Home!  This week I contemplated canning something with my blackberries in, Time to Can Tea. Then I followed through and will post tomorrow for the 6th International Can-It Forward Day; Making Blackberry...
by The Charm of Home on Jul 21, 2016

Caramel Peach Cake with Caramel Topping

It is wonderful summertime and I am taking advantage today of the fresh peaches in the grocery.  I made a peach cake with a caramel sauce that is a family favorite! This cake is so humble to look at but so huge on taste.  It is really...
by The Charm of Home on Jul 14, 2016

Home Sweet Home # 279

Hello and welcome to Home Sweet Home!  I hope everyone in the states had a wonderful 4th of July!  This week I shared a Summery Tea.  There are so many great ideas, decorating, and delicious recipes at the Home Sweet Hom...
by The Charm of Home on Jul 7, 2016

Summery Tea

Today's tea is light and lemony due to this delicious Cream Cheese Lemonade Pie. Do you ever see a recipe and you can't stop thinking about it till you've tried it.  Maybe other people don't do that, but I do. This pie was one of those reci...
by The Charm of Home on Jul 5, 2016

Popular Eternity

Popular culture, it seems to me, mediates reality. The media of various descriptions teach us what to think, and even if there is a religiously “orthodox” answer to questions, we will weigh it in the scales against what larger society … Con...

Home Sweet Home #278

Hello and welcome to Home Sweet Home!  This week I got creative with my post June Visual Tea/Garden Journal. There are so many great ideas, decorating, and delicious recipes at the Home Sweet Home Party each week.  ...
by The Charm of Home on Jun 30, 2016

Home Sweet Home #277

Hello and welcome to Home Sweet Home!  This week I welcomed the season in this post, Hello Summer!  The beautiful vintage styled table topper is from Heritage Lace.    It is summer and I decided it was a perfect time to make an ea...
by The Charm of Home on Jun 23, 2016

Flag Toothpick Art

I remember loving this flag toothpick wreath from a few years ago! Now that I live in DC I should definitely make it for all of the patriotic holidays-Memorial Day, Veteran's Day, July 4th! This year the wreath can have double duty with the Summer Ol...
by Haus and Home on Jun 21, 2016

Tea in the Garden

Fellow bloggers have inspired my tea this week.  I saw a few outdoor teas that were so beautiful I just had to take tea outside this weekend.  The garden is always at it's peak at this time of year.The strawberries have just started turning...
by The Charm of Home on Jun 21, 2016

Dorothy Draper Banana Leaf Styling

Still in the tropical mood from the copper pineapple drinks? The design team at Laurel & Wolf Interior Design asked me for my thoughs on their latest trend alert on Banana Leaf & Palm Print's. Obviously the first image that flashed in my head...
by Haus and Home on Jun 17, 2016

Home Sweet Home #276

Hello and welcome to Home Sweet Home!  This week I brought the ocean to my tea in Tidepool Runner.  There are so many great ideas, decorating, and delicious recipes at the Home Sweet Home Party each week.   All of y...
by The Charm of Home on Jun 16, 2016

Copper Pineapple Barware

The pineapple has long been a symbol of hospitality in the South & abroad. Early explorers to the West Indies & Americas learned that a pineapple placed at the entrance of a village meant all were welcome. This tradition continued with those...
by Haus and Home on Jun 13, 2016

Make Your Best Party Platter Ever!

Lately, I've been making stress free party platters for informal parties or late arriving house guests.  It's easy as there are no complicated recipes.   There are just a few essential ingredients to stock in your pantry (sample grocery lis...
by classic•casual•home on Jun 10, 2016

Home Sweet Home #273

Hello and welcome to Home Sweet Home!  This week I took a staycation and worked in the vegetable garden and made strawberry jam so, I didn't post anything.  I will get right to the party! There are so many great ideas, decorating,...
by The Charm of Home on May 26, 2016
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