FLOWERS WITH A MISSION

Our church is  hosting its annual missions conference this week.  Many events during the next few days will give our members an opportunity to meet missionaries that we currently support in the states as well as other countries. For over 30 years our church has been supporting missionaries both internationally as well as locally.  From […]

LOVE IS IN THE AIR

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, you may be thinking of having a special dinner for friends or just for your significant other!  You may need to look no further than your yard to find flowers for an elegant tablescape.  Even if you don’t have any camellias, azaleas, etc. blooming, you can mix  red, white or […]

A ROMANTIC TABLESCAPE

When I create arrangements, I typically see what is blooming in my yard (or a friend’s!) , and look at herbs and evergreens that can be utilized as well.  I gathered  rosemary, lavender, Dusty Miller, Angelonia (summer Snapdragons), Kimberly Queen fern and Pittosporum as a foundation for a Valentine tablescape.  Then, I found wonderful pink […]

PROTECTION FROM THE STORM..

Several days ago a tornado hit my small hometown, Pontotoc, in Northeast Mississippi.  Fortunately, no lives were lost, and the structural damage was minimal.  However, I didn’t realize what a danger zone my family’s home was in, until my husband and I  took a walk around the property yesterday while in town.  The largest casualty […]