Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Phyllis Lifestyle 18 Comments

Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope you all are having a wonderful Valentine’s Day spending time with your loved ones. Valentine’s Day is such a happy time to celebrate the people in your life who really mean the most. It’s not just about the flowers and chocolate; it’s truly taking time to recognize all the things your loved ones do for …

Cream Cheese-Filled Red Velvet Pound Cake

The Ultimate Pound Cake

Phyllis Lifestyle 27 Comments

When given a choice, my family will always opt for a hot pound cake right out of the oven. A few years ago, I shared one of my favorite pound cake recipes with you— Jo’s Whipping Cream Pound Cake. Pound cakes have always been popular and are always at the heart of a recipe collection. They are easy for both the …


A Valentine’s Tea to Remember

Phyllis Décor, Lifestyle 12 Comments

Treat your sweetheart to a memorable afternoon tea for Valentine’s Day with the help of TeaTime magazine. Delectable heart-shaped desserts from baked cherry-filled tartlets to gluten-free French macarons are sure to please. And chocolate lovers will swoon over luscious strawberry-topped cheesecake tarts and petite spiced cakes. Get all seven Valentine’s Day desserts. Whether you’ll be celebrating with your one and only …

Easy Valentine’s Day Gift Idea: Succulents

Phyllis Inspiration 10 Comments

A box of chocolates certainly makes Valentine’s Day delightful, but for an alternative way to celebrate the occasion, try this fabulous—and fragrant—idea from Southern Lady Magazine. Remove the lid of a heart-shaped paper-mâché box, and coat it with red spray paint. When dry, line the inside of the lid with two layers of aluminum foil. Arrange succulents in the lid, …


Red Ink, Red Pen: Let Valentine’s Day Commence

Phyllis Inspiration 22 Comments

After the Peacock Blue ink post, I was overwhelmed at the response from so many of you who love beautiful stationary and inks. Colored inks have opened up countless options for writing our personal expressions with flare. Because I was a CPA, red ink was always a no-no. It meant losses or no profits. But when Ron at the Pen …