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Forcing Spring In To Drive Winter Out



I have a habit of ignoring January. I force my way through it – turning a blind eye to the cold reality outside and creating my own little haven of greenery indoors. It is my winter survival reflex and I believe it works. Surrounding myself with flowering bulbs and fresh green foliage lifts my mood an helps me to keep my eye on the prize – spring!…


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Apple Branch Centerpiece



Small lady apples (available in some supermarkets – I purchased mine at Jewel) are hot glued to a branch to create an interesting horizontal centerpiece for the table.


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Cupid’s Cup



This Valentine’s Day – shoot cupid’s arrow through a plastic cup and watch the reaction you’ll get from your kids. This is guaranteed to get big laughs!…


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Clementine Crate Tray



I love the Bagu logo on clementine crates – it has a great look to it. A piece of linen fabric lines the interior and transforms this crate into a charming tray, ideal for serving tea for two.


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Still Entertaining For The Holidays? It’s OK To Take It Easy



My Dad and sister usually visit on the 26th of December each year, so we celebrate by having a Boxing Day brunch. After a busy Christmas Eve and Day, I like to keep the mood simple, but festive. Here are a few ideas that may help you pull together an easy and elegant table setting of your own in no time at all…


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