The Legend of Frieda’s Strawberry Cake

The Legend of Frieda’s Strawberry Cake

This week I had the chance to host my church lady friends for lunch.  I made a few favorites, in particular a recipe for strawberry cake that our whole family has enjoyed for generations.  There are five birthdays in the month of February and almost always this cake...
What Would Holley Wear:  Spring Transition

What Would Holley Wear: Spring Transition

How does your style transition from winter to spring?   In Texas, our spring weather can be cool/cold one day and warm/hot the next. The good news is, pastels and bright spring colors make for an easy transition.   So it’s springtime and 50 degrees outside.  No...
How to Decorate with Flowering Branches

How to Decorate with Flowering Branches

Growing up Mother loved to garden.  I have vivid memories of Spirea (in the south also called “Bridal wreath”) blooming in our backyard.  Mother would clip some branches and let me play wedding — hence began my career as a party planner. While...
Mrs. Twist Reads This:  Dumplin’

Mrs. Twist Reads This: Dumplin’

It’s time for this month’s read from our book club — Mrs. Twist Reads This — Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy.  Our book for March will surely put a smile on your face.   Written by Julie Murphy, a YA author, this beloved novel, a #1 New York...