Cape Flood

Cape Flood

Is that a new type of tablecloth? What do you call it, the table rug? Uh, no. That is the 10′ x 12′ area rug from our basement, drying out after we got 8″ of rain in under 3 hours, most of it into our basement, it seems. The Cape had one doozy of a...
Pier 1 Delicious

Pier 1 Delicious

Delicious it is! A relatively recent pattern by Pier 1 (2010-2015), I missed it in stores, but saw the plates on Pinterest at some point and the hunt was on.  Replacements had nothing, likewise eBay. Not deterred, I requested Replacements to “find this for...
Entertablement Abroad – Arundel Castle

Entertablement Abroad – Arundel Castle

As far as castles go, Arundel is an exceptional example. No moat (at least, no wet moat, and frankly, what other kind is there)? Nonetheless, a magnificent castle. Guarded by an impressive gatehouse, the approach to the castle sets the tone for what is to come. Solid...
No-Bake Chocolate Mousse Pie

No-Bake Chocolate Mousse Pie

When it’s 90 degrees in the shade and the mere thought of turning on the oven makes you shudder, it’s time to break out the no-bake dessert recipes. After all, chocolate is a food group to be enjoyed in all weathers! Making the chocolate shards was a...
Minton Cat Plates

Minton Cat Plates

Pinterest was the first place I saw these plates. They came up on my feed, of course, given that a combination of tableware, animals and travel (particularly to the UK) are the chief subjects of my browsing. I loved them! They rang my chimes in all...