My Christmas Tree 2021 – Sweet Southern Blue

I decided to go very neutral this year since I am putting my Christmas tree up in my dining room. Neutral with the exception of a few pops of blue. I could not have a tree without my beloved blue. I painted a few pine cones with some white paint, wrapped some with jute, used […]

HALLOWEEN CAKES – Sweet Southern Blue

Looking for some great Halloween cake ideas? Check out these……https://thepartyconnection.blogspot.com/2019/09/halloween-cakes.html Related

White and Blue Treats for July 4th – Sweet Southern Blue

Preparing for a patriotic celebration? These red, white and blue treats have you covered. DREAMING IN diy   THE FIRST YEAR   KATRINA’S KITCHEN LOVE BAKES GOOD CAKES   CRAFT GOSSIP   OH MY GOODNESS CHOCOLATE DESSERTS   CINCY SHOPPER   TWO SISTERS   BITE CONFECTIONS   LAND O LAKES   HAMLET HUB   EATING […]

CHRISTMAS FARMHOUSE TOUR ~ WORTHING COURT – Sweet Southern Blue

I love home tours and especially love Christmas home tours.  Worthing Court  is one of my favorite houses and it’s looks amazing even without the Christmas decorations.  She has so many great ideas that I’m sure you will be inspired. Once you look over the Christmas decor, check out her other home tours.  Christmas will […]

EASTER ~ MALTED EGG CUPCAKES – Sweet Southern Blue

  I look forward to Easter each year because I know the stores will be stocking Malted Eggs.  I just love them! If you follow my blog, you may have seen my recipe for Malted Egg Rice Krispies Treats.  These little treats disappear so fast. This is probably because I grab a spoon and eat […]

EASY CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES | Sweet Southern Blue

  Just in time for Valentine’s Day.  These little morsels of chocolate are heavenly and so easy to make. INGREDIENTS 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk 4 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup heavy cream 3 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Sprinkles or Sugar for decorating  DIRECTIONS In a medium saucepan, bring […]

CHRISTMAS HOME TOUR – AKA DESIGN | Sweet Southern Blue

DAY 2 of 7 DAYS OF  CHRISTMAS HOME TOURS I found AKA Design through Country-Living.   I was immediately drawn to the warm feeling that the home evoked and I love the pops of color against the neutral background. Not only can you see all of the Christmas decorating ideas at AKA Design but you will […]

CHRISTMAS HOME TOUR – HOUSE BY HOFF | Sweet Southern Blue

DAY 1 of 7 DAYS OF  CHRISTMAS HOME TOURS Today’s Christmas Home Tour is from House By Hoff. I love it when I run across a blog through a link and end up spending hours explore their site.  House of Hoff is one of these sites.   I started off looking at Christmas decor and ended […]

CAPTURING THAT SPECIAL MOMENT BY THE CHRISTMAS TREE | Sweet Southern Blue

  My mother plugged in the lights on her Christmas tree so my grandson could see it. He walked over to it and reached up to grab a light and I managed to get this one shot before eveyone yelled at him not to touch the tree. Since I didn’t have the flash on, I […]

CHRISTMAS FARMHOUSE TOUR – HOME REMEDIES | Sweet Southern Blue

I ran across this home while searching for Christmas Farmhouse ideas and I had to share.  I love the pops of red plaid against the white walls and furnishing.  You can see the entire Christmas home tour at Home Remedies. While you are there, check out how the home looks the rest of the year. […]

CHICKENS ENJOYING A CHRISTMAS TREAT | Sweet Southern Blue

Here are my babies checking out their Christmas treat. Of course, after a couple of minutes of inspection, they dive right into the cake. Here is my little frizzle running off with part of the marshmallow snowman.  Those pretzel arms sure came in handy. Related

CHRISTMAS TREE CAKE / CRAFT for KIDS – Sweet Southern Blue

A lady at my church made these little Christmas trees and snowmen for the kids to decorate.  It was such a cute and easy idea that I thought I would share it with you. The  Christmas is made like a giant, tree-shaped cake pop.  I found this video that will show you how to make […]

Happy Memorial Day | Sweet Southern Blue

  Happy Memorial Day everyone.  I decided to work today (I know, crazy huh?)  and decided to take  pictures of this old bicycle propped up next to this antique store here in the park.   Don’t you just love it?  

Peppermint Mousse Parfait – Sweet Southern Blue

Aren’t these just the cutest little parfaits?  My sister made these for a family gathering using these small 4 ounce cups.  The little parfaits were topped with peppermint sticks and  mini Oreo cookies that were  dipped in white chocolate and rolled in crushed peppermint.   Peppermint Mousse Parfait 1 box (around 9 oz) any chocolate […]

Old Fashioned Christmas – Sweet Southern Blue

My coworkers took this picture of Mr. Bob’s car parked in front of our restaurant here at Historic Washington State Park.  This says Christmas to me more than red and green lights with shiny tinsel.  It reminds me of my childhood when I used to listen for the reindeer on the roof of our house […]

Tissue Paper Hearts | Sweet Southern Blue

This was posted on my sister site Southern Blue Celebrations last year so I decided to share it on this site for this year.  It is so cute and easy to make.  It would be a great craft to make with your kids or for a  party, wedding, home, or office. Make all one color […]

Strawberry Valentine S’mores | Sweet Southern Blue

Ingredients: Small heart shaped marshmallows Heart shaped Dove chocolate candies Graham crackers Chocolate chips for melting Cut graham crackers into small squares. Place a Dove chocolate heart on top of each square. Cut a small heart shaped marshmallow in half. Place half of the marshmallow, sticky side down, on top of the chocolate heart. Drizzle […]

diy Hearts and Ribbon Banner | Sweet Southern Blue

Here is another great idea for your valentine party or to use as a photo prop.  This adorable banner is made with ribbons, lace and paper hearts. Just simply cut ribbons and lace to desired length and tie the ends to a string. Cut hearts out of paper and glue at various places on the ribbons. Fun […]

CREAMY HOT CHOCOLATE; Freeze and heat later for a quick treat! | Sweet Southern Blue

I have never been a fan of the powdered hot chocolate mix you can purchase in your local supermarket.  I still make it the way I did when I was a child, with milk, cocoa, and sugar.  Each cup of cocoa is different.  Sometimes I add caramel topping, cinnamon, hot fudge, marshmallows, or whipped cream. […]

Sugar Scrub Ideas for Winter | Sweet Southern Blue

I posted this wonderful Gingerbread Sugar Scrub the other day and I had a couple more I wanted to add.  These would make wonderful Christmas gifts. You can get the recipes from the links below : Gingerbread Sugar Scrub ~ Raining Hot Coupons Candy Cane Sugar Scrub ~ Jacolyn Murphy Peppermint Foot Scrub ~ The […]

15 Fabulous Fall Drinks ! | Sweet Southern Blue

Every year I wait for that first cool night, the one where I can light a fire and curl up on the couch with a blanket and a warm drink.  I’m always on the lookout for drinks that fit that image.  Do I want something with pumpkin or maybe apple? Here is a list of […]

Patriotic Picnic – Sweet Southern Blue

I thought I would post these pictures or our 2012 Memorial Day Picnic.  This would also work for the 4th of July if you need inspiration for a quick and easy picnic ideas. We kept it simple with fresh fruit kabobs with dip, cupcakes, and fresh made pimento cheese sandwiches. My sister made these adorable […]

July 4th Picnic on a Budget

My sister and I have always managed to find adventure in everyday life. We have been know to take last minute road trips to the beach (an 8 hour drive), whip up some fabulous food creations, and drive up and down back roads taking pictures of old churches. It has been like this since we […]

MAKE THESE CUTE CANDY BOUQUETS | Sweet Southern Blue

  My sister and niece made these adorable candy bouquets.  Find step by step instructions on our site: Southern Blue Celebrations.

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