Back to the Beach

Today we’re taking a look at some beach inspired finds and treats!


Mermaid beadboard sign

Happy place sign

Catalina abstract sunset painting

Seahorse sign

Beach travel frame

Sand seascape

Tropical welcome mat

Beach candles

Mermaid’s welcome poolside sign

Beach house style side table

Beach mobile

Seascape pillows

Sparkling seashell ornament

Seashell silhouette pillow

Sea glass mobile

Bamboo candles

Raffia throw rug

Nautical knobs

Braided doormat

Seashell lights

Crab stenciled tray


Jewel embellished straw bat

Watermelon straw hat


Nautical crochet tote

Summer cooler bag

Beach bag tote

Anchor tote bag 

Beach towel bag

Beach bag with key holder


Fish cookies

Fish gelatin bowl

Shark and beach cupcakes

Shark beach cupcakes

What beach inspired decorations and treats are you making this summer?

Daiquiri Days

Today, as the day warms around us and we get ready for the weekend, I thought I’d share some inspiration for your upcoming weekend celebrations: daiquiri recipes!

Key lime

Watermelon lime

Lime daiquiris

Banana coconut

Banana daiquiris

Banana, strawberry and peach

Strawberry daiquiri

Strawberry and orange

Frozen strawberry

Shaken strawberry daiquiri with basil

Mango and strawberry

Lemongrass and strawberry

Lime, banana and pineapple 

Roasted pineapple and strawberry

Pineapple and mint

Watermelon daiquiris

Papaya, mango and ice cream

Mango daiquiris

Mango and coconut

Havana fresca mango daiquiri

Hemingway daiquiris

Red, white and blue daiquiris

Frozen blueberry

Coconut orange

Raspberry daiquiris

Frozen sunset daiquiris

Peach, blackberry and basil

What are your favorite daiquiri recipes?

Sweet Sorbet

Today I thought we’d take a look at recipes for a very summer treat, sorbet!

Simply Sorbet:

Strawberry sorbet

Mango sorbet

Dark chocolate sorbet

Tangerine sorbet

Papaya sorbet

Peach sorbet

Raspberry sorbet

Hibiscus sorbet

Berry sorbet

Grapefruit sorbet

Coconut sorbet with cashew crunch

Concord grape sorbet

Concord grape and lavender sorbet

Lychee and lemongrass sorbet

Asian pear sorbet

Mojito sorbet

Basil lime sorbet

Basil limoncello sorbet

Key lime sorbet

Melon sorbet

Tropical watermelon sorbet

Acai banana sorbet

Pina colada sorbet

Sorbet Surprises:

Whipped sorbet

Watermelon sorbet

Tropical sorbet terrine

Raspberry and lemon sorbet floats

Sparkling grapefruit sorbet floats

Raspberry sorbet trio

Lemon raspberry sorbet cake

Sorbet shots

What are your favorite sorbet creations and flavors?

Loving Lobster

Today we’re going to take a look at a summer favorite, lobster!

Truffled lobster mac and cheese

Lobster roatan

Lobster galette

Lobster newburg

Lobster ravioli with lobster vinaigrette

Lobster and corn chowder

Spaghetti with lobster fra diavolo

Lobster and fennel pot pie

Spicy lobster linguine

Maine lobster and corn chowder

Lobster shepherd’s pie

Fresh mango and lobster spring rolls

Lobster salad cocktail

Baked stuffed lobstser

Lobster paella

Lobster tails thermidor

Lobster mac and cheese

Lobster and potato salad

Lobster rolls

Brown butter risotto with lobster

BLT lobster rolls

Creole shrimp and lobster bisque

Southwest lobster roll

Shrimp and lobster key lime

Lobster pot pie

Lobster and shells

What’s your favorite way to eat and cook lobster?

Blueberry Bliss

Today we’re going to take a look at another summer inspired ingredient, blueberries!

Muffins, Scones and Breads:

Blueberry muffins

Whole wheat blueberry muffins

Blueberry flax muffins

Blueberry, oat, and chia seed muffins

Ginger blueberry muffins

Blueberry bran muffins

Blueberry sourdough muffins 

Vegan blueberry muffins

Gluten free blueberry muffins

Blueberry scones

Cornmeal blueberry scones

Blueberry bran bread

Blueberry, coconut and banana bread

Pies, Tarts and Cakes:

Blueberry buckle coffeecake

Blueberry breakfast cake

Blue ribbon blueberry pie

Blueberry coffeecake with lemon streusel

Blueberry key lime tart

Blueberry ice cream pie

Whole wheat chocolate blueberry cake

Gluten free blueberry coffeecake

Other Tasty Treats:

Blueberry hand pies

Red, white and blue blondies

Blueberry cream cheese rolls

Blueberry pankcakes

Blueberry ricotta pancakes

Blueberry dutch pancakes

Sparkling rose blueberry floats

Blueberry bonanza bars

Blueberry walnut twirls

Blueberry cream cheese pastries

Blueberry sour cream dessert

Blueberry jam

Blueberry pops

Gluten free blueberry hand pies

What are your favorite blueberry recipes?

Celebrating Cherries

Today we’re taking a look at a patriotic fruit, the cherry!

Breads, scones and muffins:

Cherry almond muffins

Spiced cherry breakfast ring

Cherry cream bread pudding

No knead chocolate cherry pecan bread

Cherry scones

Cobblers, crisps, cakes and pies:

Cherry crisp

Cherry clafouti

Cherry pie

Pear and sour cherry pie

Cherry almond cake

Cherry sheet cake

Sour cherry pie

Cherry pie with almond crumble

Sour cherry crumb cakes

Cherry cobbler

Other sweet treats:

Tart cherry ice cream

Frangipane cherry tarts

Cherry tuiles

Lemon cherry trifle

Cherry turnovers

Cherry pinwheels

Cherry gelato 

Coconut, cherry and chocolate oatmeal cookies

Cherry cream cheese tarts

Sweet cherry slushy cups

Walnut and dried cherry bars

Other meals:

Almond breakfast risotto with dried fruit

Grilled tilapia with cherry salsa

Cherry chicken spirals

Ham with 5 spice cherry sauce

Pork chops with brandied cherry sauce and zucchini with walnuts


Bing cherry mojitos

Cherry julep

White sangria cherries and nectarines

Cherry berry smoothies

What are your favorite cherry recipes?