Category Archives: Entertaining

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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Reprising The Firetruck Cake

Three year olds seem to hold a particular fascination with firefighters and firetrucks. When my son, Jeffrey, was three he frequently fought imaginary fires. When he would accompany me grocery shopping, he’d hang on the side of the grocery cart … Continue reading

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