Hi Everyone. Happy Mother’s Day! Today as usual I am joining my pals Mary Ann and Annie for our Sunday Fab Five. Let’s talk about a Precocious Child Turns Four, Pretty Gardens, and More. You know who that precocious child is!
SUMMER’S FOURTH BIRTHDAY
Our little character turned four. This was her first “real” birthday since covid and she enjoyed every minute of it. I am proud to say she was kind and appreciative to all who attended.
The look on her face says it all. Birthdays really are for children, aren’t they?
She was so enthralled with tiniest guest at her party.
The innocence and wonderment of a four year old.
WILLIAMS SONOMA STEAK COBB SALAD
Thank god for my daughter-in-law Lauren. I have not been cooking much in the last few weeks. Last Sunday night she had us over for dinner and served this delicious Steak Cobb Salad from Williams Sonoma. Colin cooked the skirt steak to perfection which also didn’t hurt.
OUTFIT OF THE WEEK
Can I just say I am in love with this week’s Outfit of the Week? I love this linen skirt from Banana with its vintage palm print. I love that they are revisiting their original vibe. I would tie the J Crew linen shirt at the waist or belt it with this raffia belt from Mango. I want the Olukai sandals and the Bembien bag from Madewell. I finished the look with a pair of raffia earrings. LOVE THIS! The great thing about this outfit is it could be worn into the fall as well.
SHOP THE VINTAGE PALM LOOK
ARE YOU COASTAL GRANDMA?
Two of my readers sent me two different articles this week advising that they thought I eschewed the “coastal grandma look. According to Southern Living “Leisurely walks in a sun-blocking hat, fresh flowers on the kitchen counter, Ina Garten’s rotisserie chicken recipe crisping in the oven, and going to bed early—these are marks of a “coastal grandmother.” You can read the entire Southern Living article here. My pal Wren sent me this article from the San Luis Tribune as well. What do you think, are we all Coastal Grandmas?
JANE FRENCH HOME ON INSTAGRAM
For some reason, Jane’s feed has not been appearing (thanks IG) on mine lately. I forgot how gorgeous it is. If you love what you see here, you might want to give her a follow here. I am gaga over this pool area belonging to Jeff Klein and John Goldwyn. The garden is designed by Wade Graham.
You can never go wrong with a traditional white kitchen with collected details. Love this kitchen by Tallwood Country House.
This beautiful garden Jane featured by Anouska Hempel Design gives me heart palpitations.
Well, that’s it from my desk. A Precocious Child Turns Four, Pretty Gardens, and More. As always you can catch up on all my Sunday favorites here. Thank you for reading. I am off tomorrow to “help” haul all of our large potted plants and more to our new home. I will be joining Annie on Tuesday for a fun fashion post on how to wear a simple black dress multiple ways. Then on Thursday, we will be joining a group of blogging pals for a favorite salad post. I am sorry I have not been doing my Friday/Saturday wrap-up posts. I have been too busy moving. Once we get settled I will be back on it! Happy Mothers Day to all of you spectacular mothers out there.
Now pop over and visit my pals Mary Ann and Annie for there Sunday favorites.