Valentine’s Day is just three days away, and Mr. C and I never go out to celebrate. First, no ones cooks as good as me :-}, second you wait forever to be seated/served and the food is usually disappointing. For me, the only way to have a romantic evening is to stay home and enjoy dinner by the fire. That’s… Read More
Valentine embroidery hoop art is a great craft project perfect for anyone wanting to decorate their home easily and inexpensively. One of my favorite Valentine embroidery hoop art was done the year before I got sick. You can see how I made
Valentine’s Day is a week from today! Both my curio and china hutch (share tomorrow) are all prettied up. I’ve caught a bad cold and don’t have a lot of energy. So I came up with 7 Frugal Valentine decor ideas. I hope you’ll make, or be inspired by, these easy and frugal Valentine simple ideas.
Valentine’s Day is just over a week away, and I wanted to share my Valentine Curio Cabinet. I found the cabinet, or I should say two curio cabinets at GW, click here. One is still standing down in the dungeon. We are planning on converting part of our dungeon in to a family room. It’s hard to get good photos… Read More
My Valentine’s Day theme is all about the heart. Keeping this in mind I wanted to create a heart shaped dessert. Since I don’t really enjoy baking (all about savory) my recipe needed to be easy, yet, an elegant dessert. Valentine Strawberry Pastry Dessert is a perfect recipe for Valentine’s Day. The recipe is very easy, quick and delicious. It’s… Read More
One of my greatest pleasures is spending lots of time in my cottage kitchen doing what I love, cooking. Being a garlic lover I use garlic in just about everything I cook and have broken apart many garlic bulbs. Garlic is not only essential in my cooking, but, also as a decorative element in my Valentine decor….
It’s Valentine’s Day. I’m looking forward to spending the day with Mr. Charmer and anticipating our Valentine’s dinner. I am lucky to have Mr. Charmer in my life after a very long wait. I’m so looking forward to sitting down across from him, sipping wine, eating, and quietly sharing together in this special day! I felt this poem expressed my… Read More
Hello everyone, I am so excited about Valentine’s day this year, Mr. C. and I will be staying at home enjoying a romantic dinner in front of the fireplace. Warm and intimate is what we want…that restaurants just don’t provide. I love to cook, so it’s also my way of showing love for him by preparing our meal. I don’t… Read More
Hello everyone, When I think of Valentines I think of love, hearts, roses and my Mr. Charmer. This year, of all years I appreciate him more than ever. Mr. Charmer showed me what love really is! His love, strength, patience, caring and devotion is beyond anything I have ever know. His love is a wonderful thing! It was so… Read More
Hello everyone, I hope you all will share your creative inspiration with Sunday’s Best Par.tay #58, Sunday February 2. New time 9:00 a.m. Love to see what you’ve been up to! My New Year’s resolution is to live life more simply, with this in mind I’m creating a Valentine Heart, Button and Rose Vignette. So far I’ve only been able… Read More
I know, it’s the day before Valentines and I’m just getting my Valentine Buffet Vignette up! Actually it’s been done for a while, but I just wasn’t happy with the right hand side. Over the mirror I hung a large vintage basket lid with a white boa wreath inside, simple and cute. On left side I hung one of my… Read More
For a long time I’ve looked for a chicken feeder rack to hold some of our dishes. I’ve found longer ones or others that where too expensive. Recently at Goodwill I spotted a metal letter holder that I thought would work great for a Letter Holder Dish Rack! It was only $1.99 and is perfect for smaller bread, dessert and… Read More
Hearts, love and roses mean Valentine! There’s definitely love at the Charmer and I have dishes with roses on them to use in a vignette I am pulling together. I decided to make a heart to include in the vignette. It is a very easy project (like those lately) and I pleased with how it turned out. I cut… Read More