A wonderful homeschooling mom and author left me a comment with a suggestion on how to change the blog to lavender. Find the background color area in the template, erase what is there and type in lavender. Sounds easy. I tried that and all of my text disappeared. So I typed in purple and the text returned in purple. Whew, getting there. It’ll be Lent by the time I figure this out so the purple will still work.
Sometimes it’s the easiest solution that is the best and it takes someone else to point out the obvious. I was struggling with HTML language, it never occured to me to try the actual color.