Hares by Caroline Reehl Boykin

blue+hare+36x60+caroline+boykinWith Easter on it’s way, I wanted to share with you one of my favorite bunny artists, Caroline Reehl Boykin. Actually, Caroline says her paintings are hares and I can see the difference. These are less cutesy and more sophisticated and strong. Either way…I love them!

Even better, Caroline and her collection of hares were recently featured in Elle Decor for an Easter “bunny” themed brunch. The combination of art and entertaining is inspiring, as many of us prepare to set tables of our own this week. easter-brunch-1-1490987270 easter-brunch-2-1490987397Stare+Hares+24x36+Caroline+Boykin easter-brunch-3-1490987897Playful+Hares+30x30+Caroline+Boykin-1 easter-brunch-5-1490987366Caroline+Boykin+Easter+Brunch+2Caroline+boykin+Easter+Brunch+8Caroline+Boykin+Easter+Brunch+9Caroline+Boykin+Easter+Brunch+11Caroline+Boykin+Easter+Brunch+17After seeing this beautiful brunch, I think I’d better hop to it for Easter!

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photogrpahy: Anna Routh

Easter Entertaining

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Let me count the ways. Bunnies. Easter eggs. Pastels. Flowers. Peeps. Chocolate bunnies. You get the idea.  I was wowed by this charming Easter Brunch created for Crate & Barrell by Sugar and Charm. The marblized egg cookies will be on my list this year, as will the hibiscus champagne cocktail.

Recipes for all can be found here!Screen Shot 2017-03-30 at 10.52.22 PM Screen Shot 2017-03-30 at 10.52.51 PM Screen Shot 2017-03-30 at 10.53.02 PM Screen Shot 2017-03-30 at 10.53.21 PM b686a2b76414f2db26b964607612f03fI want to make a batch of these ice cubes, so that even plain water looks pretty this Spring! Happy Weekend, all!

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Easter’s On It’s Way

Screen Shot 2017-03-26 at 9.10.10 PMHippity Hoppity….Easter’s on it’s way. I’m happy that it falls a little later this year, as it just doesn’t look or feel very Spring-like right now. Definitely not ideal for an Easter egg hunt. But, it is a good time to start thinking about Easter baskets. I love the natural look of these from Terrain, as well as their selection of Easter offerings. Screen Shot 2017-03-26 at 9.16.14 PM

Screen Shot 2017-03-26 at 9.10.54 PM Screen Shot 2017-03-26 at 9.13.31 PM Screen Shot 2017-03-26 at 9.15.58 PMI think it’s time for a road trip to Westport! Time to hop to it!

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