Category Archives: Holidays

All new Holiday Gift Guide for hostesses and tablescapers – Gift Ideas Under $50

I know it’s only September and we are still in the midst of Faded Summer… but I think it’s safe to say that in-person holiday shopping is going to be an adventure this year. Because of that, I’m predicting a … Continue reading

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Wild Irish Rose St. Patrick’s Day Table

Last year I had the opportunity to meet a woman whose parents had collected thousands of pieces of Haviland Limoges in hundreds of different patterns, including many large and full sets. She had spent several years helping them sell the … Continue reading

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Winter’s Majesty Christmas tablescape

So, yes, it is December 26 and I’m just now getting around to sharing my Christmas tablescape. I truly have no excuse – I wasn’t even that busy this year! I set and photographed the table a couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Christmas through the house

Are you one of those folks who decorates their entire house for Christmas? Beautiful garlands everywhere, multiple trees, the whole house looking somehow coordinated? I wish I could be one of those people… but I’m not. I seem to focus … Continue reading

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2019 Christmas cookie exchange

*Whew*!! I just finished hosting my fourth Christmas Cookie Exchange and so glad I did it this year as it was great fun. Have you ever done this? The idea is that everyone brings several dozen cookies, “homemade and holiday-special,” … Continue reading

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