Last Minute Easter Cake Ideas

April 16, 2014 by 1 Comment

Good Morning ! I hope your week is off to a great start – the weather seems to be a little nutty right now but, other than a chill in the air everything is going well.  Are you ready for Easter?  If you’re expecting company for this upcoming Holiday weekend you might be looking for a couple more last minute recipes to tempt your guests with.  I went through my recipe file and would like to share just a few “sweet treats” that I’ve made in the past.  They are super easy to make and pretty tasty too.


 Buttermilk Breakfast Cake


Four Layer Pineapple Coconut Dessert


Lemon-Walnut Tea Bread


Key Lime Poke Cake


Limed-Up Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Wishing you a happy week and very special Easter.  We are staying home for Easter, hubby has to work.  We’re already looking forward to our next trip to the Dallas area mid May,  we’ll catch some baseball games and a couple of recitals.  Sweet times!

Thank you for visiting!


savvy southern style

between naps on the porch


Orange Bundt Cake

April 14, 2014 by 9 Comments

Funny thing,  I was cleaning out the cabinets (dusting) and re-arranging the cookbooks when I stumbled across this recipe I scribbled on a piece of paper years ago.  I think I copied it from our Judy ( hubby’s niece)  she is such a good cook. …continue reading

Caring for your Easter Lily

April 13, 2014 by 1 Comment

These days an Easter Lily is gracing our home with it’s beautiful fragrance. I picked this one up the other day while shopping at Lowe’s. Right now it shows only one bloom but it has a lot more buds on it and I’m looking forward …continue reading

Around the House

April 12, 2014 by Leave a Comment

Hi there!  How is your weekend going?   We’re enjoying the warmer weather and it got us thinking about Spring clean-up and gardening. So this weekend hubby and I put some young plants into our Tower garden.  We enjoy the convenience of having our vegetable …continue reading

44 years….Reminiscing

April 10, 2014 by 6 Comments

Happy Spring to y’all!   Our temps are suppose to soar into the 90′s today….wow!  I hope we can enjoy some 70 and 80 degree weather before it get’s too hot.  April is one of my favorite months…that’s the month hubby and I got engaged, …continue reading

Bunnies in a Box

April 8, 2014 by 6 Comments

Spring has sprung and Easter is just around the corner.  Our back patio is finally getting some attention, a good clean-up and even some Spring Decor. The potting bench is such a fun place to add a little touch of Spring.  Just for fun I …continue reading

Coconut Cake with White Chocolate Frosting

April 6, 2014 by 10 Comments

I hope you like coconut, today I’m sharing a recipe for a coconut cake with white chocolate frosting. This will be such an easy dessert option for your Easter Celebration.  I had all of the ingredients on hand except the coconut milk which I found …continue reading

Nesting on the Breakfast Table

April 3, 2014 by 18 Comments

One of my birthday gifts was a cute little bird nest and I just had to get creative and use it in a Springtime centerpiece.  I was giving the bunnies a break and dressed the table with birds, nests, flowers and of course some dishes. …continue reading

A Color Spot on the Front Porch

April 2, 2014 by 6 Comments

We’ve enjoyed some really nice Spring weather and the local nurseries and garden centers are filled with lots of beautiful plants these days. While in the DFW area, we visited The Flower Ranch in Southlake, Tx and their shelves were bursting with color.  I had …continue reading

Time with our Family

March 31, 2014 by 2 Comments

Just a recap of our weekend. We celebrated my birthday with our sweet kids and grands in the DFW area.  I couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day, blue skies and plenty of sunshine.  The day started as we watched our grandsons play in …continue reading

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