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Showing posts from July, 2019

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Hello friends!  Here's a recipe to help you beat the insane heat this summer.  Watermelon Agua Fresca, This watermelon agua fresca is made with fresh watermelon, sugar, lemon and orange juice, all blended together into a flavorful refreshing drink.  The best part, it that it comes together in minutes!! Summer is in full swing and the weather here in the East Coast has been unbearable... No outdoors entertaining for this gal these days!  A pool or air conditioning is the only way to neat the heat lately.  One way to cool things down a bit is by making drinks with fresh ingredients. And what does AGUA FRESCA mean?  It is simply the Spanish term for cool water.  A non-alcoholic drink made from one or more fresh fruits that are blended with sugar and water. HOW DO YOU MAKE WATERMELON AGUA FRESCA? This drink is a simple combination of fresh watermelon, sugar, lemon, orange juice and water that gets blended together for a light and refreshi

Casual Breakfast Table for Two

Breakfast is always a casual event in our home.  Most times, it's just my husband and I unless we have family or friends visiting.  We tried to keep it simple these days!  Some toasted bagels, fresh fruit, lots of strong coffee and plenty of conversation.  All served in our breakfast nook right next to our kitchen. One thing that never changes, is our appreciation for a pretty table.  My husband truly enjoys gathering around a well-set table with good food and company.  Even if it's just the two of us!  There is not need for fancy or over the the top - inviting and welcoming will always do. I did not use a tablecloth for this casual breakfast table.  A natural fiber square placemat is perfect for this easy table for two. Simple white dishes help the fruit stand out.  While a coconut shell bowl adds interest and carry the place setting.  How pretty is this serving bowl!!!  It definitely makes me smile.... For napkins, I used Hearth & Hand American

5 Steps for Giving A Small Bedroom A Stylish Update

Hello friends.  Today I am thrilled to be sharing my bedroom refresher.   From budget and savvy thrifting, to adding color, stylish art and splurging on upscale bedding. Learn how a few well planned changes can help you create a room that is stylish and cozy.  I am so happy and pleased with the way the way our bedroom turned out.  It is inviting, serene and  combines all the things that I love and that inspires me - Beauty, romance and a little whimsy work closely to provide my own version of comfort and function. It is my haven!!! A welcoming space where different styles comes together and demonstrate that old and new can create a space that is comfortable and sophisticated.   Color, art, texture, comfy bedding and a few well selected treasures were key for this bedroom's update.  Here are a few of my tips for giving a small bedroom an update. Step 1: Add A Pop of Color Sometimes all a room needs is a fresh coat of paint for maximum impact.  If you are afr