Category Archives: Entertaining

A Star-Spangled Picnic

On Sunday, we finally christened our new picnic area, a feat which we’ve been trying to accomplish since Memorial Day weekend. That’s when we placed the tables and benches under the shelter. Since then, every picnic we’ve planned had been … Continue reading

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Our Christmas Table

The centerpiece for our Christmas dinner tablesetting was simple, yet elegant. Three DIY mercury glass hurricanes each holding a strand of battery-operated fairy lights, three mercury glass pillar candle holders, and a faux pine garland intertwined between all these elements … Continue reading

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Our Holiday MT Nest

It seems that whenever I get really busy, my blog entries drop off precipitously. I just haven’t learned how to balance doing and sharing about doing. This holiday season was one of those times when I just seemed to never … Continue reading

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Our Thanksgiving Table

Whenever I design a tablescape, I generally start with one feature that provides the inspiration for the rest of the table. Sometimes it’s the table linens. Other times it’s the dinnerware or a centerpiece. Last September, I came upon a … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Fall Placecards

Today I’m sharing a quick, easy little project I completed in preparation for our Thanksgiving table. I want to include natural elements in this year’s tablescape. So I gathered some fall leaves and put them between layers of parchment paper … Continue reading

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