Category Archives: Holidays

Non-traditional Thanksgiving colors

This year I decided to work on Thanksgiving. My daughter – now grown – was to spend the day with her dad’s family, and the prospect of being paid “double time” seemed a better prospect than spending the day by … Continue reading

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Spooky gothic Halloween tablescape

Although I don’t really decorate for Halloween in the same sense that I decorate for Fall or Christmas, I did decide that I would put together a tablescape this year. My challenge with this “holiday” is that I don’t necessarily … 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 Irish tea table

I enjoy changing up the vignette on this table in my living room frequently. I used it just recently for a tablescape for two, but the fact is it’s not a very good table for eating because you can’t scoot … 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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