Wednesday, August 25, 2010


not only is it a cool, crisp, refreshing, taste treat it's packed with phytonutrients, vitamins A, C, and has a good hit of potassium, plus some B6 and thiamine.
Also a good source of Phosphorus, Zinc, Manganese, Magnesium and
it's great for a calorie, sodium free diet.

Many summer favorites can be created with watermelon: salsa, smoothies, sorbet and salad, to name just a few.

Every part of a watermelon is edible, even the seeds and rinds.

Watermelon Sorbet

Watermelon Cup

The perfect vessel for your appetizer.

Baby Shower Carriage

These lil' watermelons are simply made by hollowed out limes, watermelon Jello and
mini Nestle chocolate morsels for the seeds.

Melon Boats

Prepare Jello, add diced fruit, pour into small seedless watermelon or cantaloupe halves.
Refrigerate until set.

Slice and serve.

Watermelon Slice Cookies

Watermelon Bombe made....


Don't you just love these old fashioned fuchsia and white barber pole straws!!
If there's enough interest I'll consider adding them to my boutique's fall line up.
For the holiday's, red or green with white stripes will be available
(in limited supply).

All hearts....

young or...

old **love**

It's cryin' time!

For the full effect of my misery
please play as you read .

My nest will be empty.

He's off to continue his education.

Where he'll have a new home,
meet new friends, and experience new adventures.

If only when he drives away........

I could convince my heart this isn't who's leaving.

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Please stay tuned for my summer finale.....
*Summer Snowballs*
It's sure to get you in the mood for the upcoming holiday season with a hint of summer fun!