Category Archives: Dishes

Faded summer tablescape: formal meets casual meets fine

I’ve tried for a few years now to capture the color palette of my self-proclaimed fifth season, Faded Summer, in a tablescape… with mostly good, but not just right, results. Well this year I think I got closer than ever, … Continue reading

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Elegant table for two

In the past few months I have started a new job that involves some very lengthy, intensive, and detail-oriented training (mentally exhausting), I’ve moved from my sweet little “dollhouse” rental home into a new-to-me mobile home that I’ve purchased (physically … Continue reading

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Pot of Gold St. Patrick’s Day Tablescape

Do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? I have to admit that I usually don’t, even though I do have a partially Irish heritage. Still, it’s hard to resist a perfectly good tablescape theme. A friend who is a member of … Continue reading

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Springtime table for two – Dresden Schumann Empress Flowers

What is your favorite source for discovering new dinnerware patterns? Two of mine over the years haveĀ  been thrift stores and Tea Time Magazine. Thrift stores, of course, offer the thrill of the hunt and instant gratification when you find … Continue reading

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National Margarita Day recipe and tablescape

February 22 marks National Margarita Day, a holiday first declared in 1977 by singer Jimmy Buffett to drive sales of his just-released single, “Margaritaville.” Haha just kidding. But I don’t think any mention of National Margarita Day can be made … Continue reading

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