Monthly Archives: September 2012

A Metamorphosis of Life and Dining Room*

I did not include the pictures of the rest of the dining room in the tablescape pictures because the post was already too long. I also wanted to reflect on some things going on with my personal metamorphosis and ponder on … Continue reading

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A Harvested Collection

When I read Kathleen’s challenge for the week’s tablescapes, celebrating the harvest, I started running many different ideas through my mind. The harvest has so many great possibilities, and is not hard to do at all. The question was just … Continue reading

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I am not a Stepford Resident; I’m just Weird {plus the Harvest Living Room}

I have had a great week of not having to get up and go to work. As I stated previously, I did enjoy my six-week teaching stint. However, I really came to miss being at home, calling my time my own, … Continue reading

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Tablescaping Ideas: Bev’s Best Bargains, Same Song, Second Verse

I think that I mentioned in this post that I am not going to buy any more sets of dishes, well, unless I see them on a tablescaping blog and I love them. TODAY I am saying that I definitely … Continue reading

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Tablescaping Ideas: The Napkin Lady

I had wanted to put this post with the previous one, but when I realized how long it would be, I decided to make two posts. I have always loved setting a pretty table, even before I knew that something … Continue reading

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Tablescaping Ideas: Bev’s Best Bargains

I decided to do a post about tablescaping ideas this week instead of a tablescape itself. When I first started this hobby about a year ago, I made up my mind that I would try to do things as inexpensively … Continue reading

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Fall tablescapes and why it’s o.k. if your students don’t want you around

Caution: long post I have missed tablescaping and blogging so much since August 8, when I first started this maternity leave for Casey, a former student of mine. I have done a couple of posts, but that is all I … Continue reading

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