This is my idea of the perfect outdoor area. I have a small balcony and this would be divine at my place. The hanging lights can be bought from IKEA, they are solar lights which is so handy. I absolutely love this! With the cat!
Brilliant Nike bench by ad creatives Anna Echiverri and Annie Chiu. This plays on nikes slogan of "just do it" in that its saying just carry on and push for your best. There is no need to take a break as you are able to carry on running etc.
Ricotta Crostini Party - Crostini are the ultimate party food and a ricotta crostini is the perfect blank canvas to show off both savory and sweet creations. The wonderful thing about ricotta crostini is that fresh ricotta can be made a day ahead.
Maddy loves bacon and asparagus-Bacon Wrapped Sesame Asparagus: marinate asparagus in Italian dressing for an hour and a half. Then wrap in bacon and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake at 400 degrees for 35 minutes.
This Tomato Bacon and Spinach Quiche from This Gal Cooks uses a pre-made pie crust and fills it with bacon, spinach, eggs, cheese and a little more cheese for good measure. Perfectly portable, this dish would be great at your Easter brunch.