Jack-O-Lantern

The original Jack-O-Lantern was far from the bright, orange pumpkin of today’s time. Stepped in Irish folklore that dates back centuries, Jack-O-Lanterns were actually turnips or beets, carefully carved and then strategically placed around the home to ward off any trespassing spirits. Often hung from fences or gate posts, these delightful little root vegetables are…Continue Reading “Turnip Jack-O-Lanterns”

Blackout

Celebrating the upcoming Solar Eclipse deserves a decadent cocktail. The Blackout slides in somewhere between a mudslide and a milkshake. Innocent enough while packing a punch, The Blackout could only be topped off with a bit of whipped cream and a marshmallow Moon Pie! RECIPE: THE BLACKOUT INGREDIENTS: 1 cup ice 1 cup vanilla ice…Continue Reading “The Blackout”

Summer Centerpiece

Summer is in full swing, and the temperatures just keep on climbing. At least here in Alabama. But, in my opinion, it’s never too hot to throw together a summer soiree. All you need is a nice shade tree, the right refreshments, and of course a beautiful centerpiece. Summer flowers have such a delicate, airy…Continue Reading “Bright & Airy Summer Centerpiece”