Our Best Holiday Recipes

Favorite holiday recipe collection from atthepicketfence.com

Does anyone else find themselves feeling so smug as you get everything checked off your grocery list for upcoming holiday meals only to get home and realize that while you may have the ingredients for a grand meal in a few days, somehow you've managed to make it home from the store without putting anything in your cart for the dinners you are … [Read more...]

Christmas in the Kitchen

Christmas brunch or breakfast tablescape

 "For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when it's mighty Founder was a child Himself."  ~ Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol This past weekend was one of those weekends that you remember for years to come. Not because anything especially spectacular happened. In fact, it felt so incredibly ordinary. And yet … [Read more...]

Fruit Infused Liquor for Summer Cocktails

fruit infused liquor in jars atthepicketfence.com

Whenever I even see the word 'cocktail' I immediately want to go put on a flouncy outfit, swipe some bright red lipstick over my lips and slip my feet into stiletto heels. There is just something about that word that makes you feel like you should be in an episode of 'Mad Men', don't you think? Or maybe flinging bottles behind the bar … [Read more...]

Holiday bar cart ideas and a Home Goods giveaway!

How to style a bar cart for the holidays

I'm often asked how I would "define my style."  I've always had a hard time putting my style into words.  I love a little glitz and glamour combined with some fun pops of color all against a white background. Think deer antlers….gilded in gold.   a disco ball propped up against a mirrored tree stand.  A family heirloom made over in electric … [Read more...]

I have a new love in my life…

Keruig Vue Iced Vanilla Latte from At The Picket Fence

  Shhhh...don't tell my husband, but I have a new love in my life. It showed up on my doorstep recently, and the good looks and sleek sophistication drew me in from the moment I unwrapped it.  In fact I might have even given the Staples delivery truck driver a little squeal and a hug, but alas it wasn't him I was excited to see...it was … [Read more...]

Before and After Easter Treats!

Before and After Easter Treats from atthepicketfence.com

  We are so thrilled to be joining our wonderful and lovely friends Debbie from Oh So Shabby Debbie and Karianne of Thistlewood Farms in a sort of virtual potluck today. And, let us tell you that this is definitely our kind of potluck! Forget the jello mold with mini-marshmallows on top and "mystery" casserole. We're sharing some of our … [Read more...]