Fashion Friday- Mother's Day

Mother's Day is one or even the most celebrated  Holiday of the year.  So, it seems very fitting to dress for the occasion. Such a perfect day to feel and look your very best! How do you celebrate Mother's Day?  Do you dress up? Do you dress for comfort? Whatever you do, wherever you go, have fun with Fashion! Wishing you a day filled with love and pampering! Please let me know what interests you-what would you like to see on Fashion Friday?  

Inspirational Thursday-Journey Of A Woman

I remember the energy, electricity and glee of being a  young woman. Embracing the beauty of my youth, my longing, my dreams, my destiny! Oh, what would be next, who would I be, what road would I travel... That was long ago and yet, in the midst of fifty something I am  at a turn of who will I be...  I have felt a bit uneasy, confused, wondering and perplexed.  After all I am a Mother of 4 and a Grandmother of five.  Shouldn't I be thinking of a rocking chair?           From the book-"Mothers" But to my amazement, I recently discovered, after visiting with  friends that they too were experiencing these feelings.  Some of  them wanted to join the Peace Corps, others wanted to live in  Pairs, some chose to leave their home of 30 years for a  "different," way of life.  And one of the most resonating themes  were that they were excited!   From the Book- "Mothers" And perhaps this is why-this is our "last hurrah."   Oh we are not ready for the bon

Rose Garden and A Mom

This week I will be honoring my Mother.  You know, she would  have been  93 years old this year.  I can't even imagine that. I can only imagine her vital, vibrant, determined, independent  and amazing.  Isn't that a wonderful way to remember your  Mom? My Mom, loved to garden(wonder if that is where I got my  passion?!)  She grew the most beautiful roses ever!  Jackson  and Perkins catalogue was her favorite dream source.  She  would pour over that catalogue until the pages were crumpled. She knew all of the differences between a Floribunda rose and  and a Hybrid-T rose.  And one year she splurged and ordered   six red Hybrid-T rose bushes from Jackson and Perkins. She and I would wait daily for the mail-anxiously anticipating the arrival of the bare root red roses. And then they arrived-all twelve of them! Yes, Jackson and Perkins made an error and sent double the amount!  At first Mom didn't know what to think, then she called the number on the invoice and the customer se

Bacon and Jalapeno Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Bacon and Jalapeno Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms We had decided to stay in for dinner on Saturday, I was thinking of Cinco de Mayo and at the same time craving a juicy Portobello Mushroom... These two cute stoneware plates (which my youngest  daughter Rebecca gave me-baby Molly's Mom) screamed for attention and two delectable portobello mushrooms were waiting to be cooked.  So, a recipe was born! Bacon and Jalapeno Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms Ingredients: 2 medium portobello mushrooms ( tip for cleaning at bottom of recipe) 1 stalk of celery, chopped fine 1/2 fresh jalapeno, chopped fine 3 tbsp. sweet onion, chopped fine 2 bacon strips cooked until crisp and crumbled 1 slice of whole wheat bread well toasted and crumbled 1/4 cup of medium salsa  1 tbsp. parmesan cheese 2 tbsp. grated cheddar cheese 1/4 cup of grated mozzarella cheese 1 tbsp. butter 2 tbsp. olive oil Directions: 1. Fry bacon in pan until crisp.  Pat excess oil off bacon with paper t

Fashion Friday-Gift Ideas For Mother's Day

I have been window shopping for great gift ideas for Mom. There are so many choices and options for finding Mom the perfect gift.  Online, catalogue or in shops. If you decide to shop online best to do it now so your gift will arrive in time. Remember Mother's Day is Sunday May 12 Remember - your Mom loves you - like no one else will - True Story! Maxi Skirt and Tory Burch Source French Milled Shea Butter Soaps Source Jacinta Candle Pot Source Maxi Skirt  Source  Dishtowel Source Favorite Fragrance Source Botanical Prints Source Pretty Peach Lipstick Source Summer Handbag Source Sings of Summer Source Wishing you a safe and sunny weekend!

Inspirational Thursday-Sit With Me

Sit with me if you can spare a minute or two. Let us pour some Lemonade with maybe a sprig of mint. I will share with you my hopes and dreams- You can tell me yours!   Source Let us savor the moment.                                                                                Source A perfect space for reading. Source Lets enjoy some great food and laughs! Source Slow way down, scale it back and just sit and relax!                                                                         Source         If it is chilly we will  light the fire. Source Breezy and billowy-  a perfect spot  to end our day. Sharing This Post With: xoxo