In case you haven't noticed, I'm a wreath girl.
I love something a little unexpected in a wreath - like a Christmas wreath with fresh flowers or even just hanging a wreath somewhere other than the front door.Read More
Maybe it's just me, but I feel like I'm deep in the holiday spirit a little earlier than usual.
You'd think with how early Thanksgiving was this year, none of us would be ready to face Christmas yet, but it's definitely had the opposite effect on me. Of course, our early heavy snowstorm here in Skaneateles may have played a role in things too, but I feel like I actually have time to enjoy prepping for the holidays, as opposed to our usual speeding through it all and basically just hanging on for dear life!Read More
A Festive + Elegant Thanksgiving Table Setting Idea for When Your Guest List is Short
Is anyone else feeling the crunch of our oh-so-early Thanksgiving Day this year? I feel like we've only just shut the door from our last trick-or-treater and it's already time to make the turkey!Read More
You know I love hosting small dinner parties for friends and family, and when our wedding anniversary rolled around, I knew I wanted to celebrate with a handful of friends here at Teaselwood Farm. But I didn't have any good anniversary party ideasRead More
There's nothing like a late summer picnic to squeeze the last bit of that kicked back feel out of the season.
But say, "Nope!" to soggy sandwiches and cardboard-ish packaged cookies. Making the best foods to bring outside isn't just better tasting - it's a huge part of the experience.Read More
Are you enjoying summer where you live or is this the point in time when it's s sweltering that you've started pining away for an early fall?!Read More
Happy 4th of July, friends!
For some reason, it doesn't seem like it's already time for this mid-summer holiday. Maybe it's because the weather here in Skaneateles has been on the cooler side, even for our usual not-so-sweltering summer temperatures.
Nonetheless, we're down for a little patriotic grilling session!Read More
Don't get me wrong - I certainly don't have anything against bar carts. In fact I love using them whenever the party's happening in a space that doesn't have a "real" bar handy .Read More
After spending a loooonnnng winter knee deep in snow (both on and off the slopes!), this Central NY mama is ready to get a little warm weather style in her life - pronto!Read More
Nevermind that we just had two nearly apocalyptic snowstorms here in Skaneateles - and that we currently have a forecast for more snow all week long!
My mind is set firmly on springtime, which also means I'm longing for vases and vases of blooms fresh from the garden!
And that all got me thinking about how much the mood we're trying to set when we entertain is impacted by the types of flowers we use.Read More