Saturday, March 24, 2018

Friday Favorites from Taste of France, Taste of the South, Savor Home, Life Made Simple, Quintessence, The French Oasisi and More

Good morning! I hope that you are well and surviving the roller coaster Spring. I heard from some friends that they have 16 inches of snow. WOW. Sadly we did not get any but we did get a lot of rain, any more and I think there may be a pond in the neighbors yard. Sadly (and I hope I do not spoil your weekend but)  the weather people said that there is still more cold and maybe snow on the way. 

Image Taste of the South

Lets not dwell on the bad and lets get right to the good stuff. Because it is close to Easter there has been an abundance of carrot recipes floating around the web that I thought I might try. These Carrot Cake Donuts from Taste of the South would be perfect for Easter morning. 

Image Savor the Best

Carrot cake  is always welcome at my house and although I have my favorite recipe I am always open to trying new ones. This Tropical Carrot Cake from Savor Home looks delicious. 

I love the idea of Carrot Cake Scones, another great idea for Easter weekend. 

For those of you that do not like carrots this Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is a delicious cake for the holiday. 

Image Life Made Simple

If you are starting to plan your Easter menu this Fruit Salad from Life Made Simple would be perfect for breakfast, lunch or brunch. 

Image from Taste of France

Quintessence Image

If you like Carolyne Roehm, designer extraordinaire, and frankly who doesn't, you will definitely enjoy this post from Quintessence

Friendship is one of the most beautiful parts of life and this post from French Oasis talks about it in all forms. 

Silverware Birds by Mat Wilson

Embroidered Insects

Have you found, made, watched, or read anything interesting this week? If so please share with us. 

Have a happy and safe weekend. 


  1. The silverware bird made my jaw drop! How he looked at spoons and forks and saw feathers....and found a way to get the eye just right. Amazing.
    Thank you so much for noting my rantings. Today, though, is all about French bread.

  2. What a lovely collection of blogs, am looking forward to clicking on them and browsing through them all. Thanks so much for the mention, have a lovely weekend xx

  3. Looks like some great links! Have a good weekend.

  4. Oh, so many goodies to read in this post. Adding this to my weekend reading pleasure. Happy Weekend!

  5. Carrot cake sounds good right about now!

  6. I think I will make CARROT CAKE for EASTER........THANK YOU!
    ALTHOUGH A BANANA CAKE sounds good too!
    I have a VERY SPECIAL Book with a NOTE from Carolyne Roehm inscribed in it!
    Off to read QUINTESSENCE!
    THANK YOU!!!!!

    MY FAVORITE PART was the dining room with the BIG BOOKS as PLACEMATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I met STACEY and SUZZANNA recently in NASHVILLE!


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