It's picnic time. Load up the car with all your favorite goodies and spend the day outside... Jacqueline Gillam Fairchild--author: Estate of Mind 'Collecting old picnic baskets is fun and when you are not on a picnic, they make darling storage...
It is amazing what some color can do for your house. Sometimes going with just one color when you are planting makes the biggest impact. I tend to want to get a little of everything when I go to my favorite nursery, but honestly, one color makes a huge difference. There is still plenty of time to add some color to your yard, even in a small way. Go see what the garden centers have to offer. Jacqueline Gillam Fairchild--author: Estate of Mind
Time to plan your next party out side. There is still a nice breeze and everyone is so happy to finally have warm weather. Go all out even if you make your meal simple. Cold would be the easiest. It could be fresh greens with slivers of thin roast beef and crisp radishes. Or chicken chunks on a bed of romaine with a salsa made from pineapple and Habanero peppers. Make it easy on yourself but make it pretty. People forget most events. Make your garden party one that will lin
If you are going to work out, why not wear something with a message? One of our many humorous tank tops. All in super soft fabric and cut to flatter. Now at Her Majesty's! Jacqueline Gillam Fairchild--author: Estate of Mind
Tea is always the answer. But it is even nicer to enjoy your tea from a lovely tea pot. We carry many here at Her Majesty's. 99% are from England where we feel they make the nicest. But it is also flea market season and you could easily discover a fabulous find! Tea for one are tiny tea pots stacked on top of their own matching cups. These are available at Her Majesty's. It is a special treat for guests to have their own tea pot. We set them on cake stands for a bit more dr
Window boxes add so much charm and texture. Now is the time to work on yours. The nurseries have abundant choices. Jacqueline Gillam Fairchild--author: Estate of Mind These are actually cut flowers put in plastic jars. Window boxes need a little extra water. This is a great product that helps. Give window boxes a try. They're not that hard, and they're very rewarding.
INGREDIENTS 3 large sweet potatoes 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 2 tbsp chopped parsley DIRECTIONS Preheat the oven to 400f. Cut the potatoes into batons. Place on a baking tray. Drizzle on the oil and sprinkle on the paprika, salt and pepper. Toss everything together with your hands. Place in the oven to cook for 25-30 mins. Turn once with a spatula during cooking, and keep and eye on them for the last 10 minutes to ensure they don
Our roses are blooming here at Her Majesty's! Hope you will stop by and sit out front and enjoy our garden. Jacqueline Gillam Fairchild--author: Estate of Mind The Allium are just finishing up. Pretty soon we will spray paint the dry heads We grow Swiss Chard just because it is so pretty. I don't have the heart to cut it and eat it! Maybe I'll get some at the market. Because we are so in love with roses we started growing purple cabbage. As it gets bigger, it will look like a