Monthly Archives: December 2014

Two Tables for the New Year

I wanted to do a tablescape in the kitchen that is a little different from what I have done lately plus special for just the 2 of us. Thomas Kinkade seems to fit the bill! I started with my purple … Continue reading

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A Simple Winter Table, Plus Time Away

Our holidays were a little unusual this year as we had all of our family, both nuclear and extended, celebrations all done by Dec. 24. Because of the way Christmas fell this year, David had the day after Christmas off … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born,  and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for … Continue reading

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Holiday Entertaining

For someone who has never really been comfortable entertaining, I have really been doing a lot of it lately…4 holiday parties in less than 2 weeks…go ahead, call me crazy. I deserve it. I have already written about my December … Continue reading

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Oldies but Goodies Birthday Bash

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.  Proverbs 17:17 Several friends and I share December birthdays and I have been thinking for quite some time that it might be fun to have a little get-together. … Continue reading

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Challenge Table, or Rabbits in the Snow

Cuisine Kathleen, who is known for her challenge tables, has once again issued a challenge to find a table to reinvent or recreate. I have had this table planned for a long time and even had it all photographed and … Continue reading

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Mantel plus Christmas China

I can’t believe how long it has been since I have posted…seems like 5 forevers. My son and his wife visited the first part of Thanksgiving week, and we had an enjoyable time. Callie had to do some work, so … Continue reading

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