Category Archives: Holidays

Holiday customs, celebrations, food and drink, and decor

Travel Diary: A Week of Contrasts

  This week was a busy one for Mr. MT Nest and me and filled with contrasts, especially when it comes to the weather. We experienced nearly a 70 degree temperature change in less than 24 hours and went from … 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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Celo Community Jack-o-lanterns

This was our first Halloween spent in our little town. We were traveling each of the two previous years since we moved to North Carolina, so this was our first opportunity to experience Halloween done the Burnsville way. A friend … Continue reading

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Let Freedom Ring!

Happy Fourth of July! God Bless America! However you celebrate Independence Day, take a moment to give thanks for the freedoms we enjoy in the United States and for those who have worked, fought and died to protect our freedoms. … Continue reading

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