Author Archives: Bev

About Bev

I am a retired teacher who has only recently taken up tablescaping and blogging. For more information, see my About Bev link.

Fall in the Kitchen

I haven’t done much on the kitchen table for a while, so today I decided to do a simple fall setting for us. My kitchen table is small, perfect for the 2 of us; it just doesn’t have much room for … Continue reading

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Autumn Reflections

Over 3 months since a post…where have I been? I actually do have a lot of news, but I am not sure that I will get to all of it today. However, I will try to hit a few highlights. … Continue reading

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I’m Baaaack…with The Pioneer Woman

A few months ago, I wrote that I was not sure how I felt about continuing my blog and decided to take a break for a while. Actually, the “break” ended up being a good bit longer than I had … Continue reading

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Happy Easter and Deep Thoughts

Where have I been for 17 days…perhaps the longest that my blog has been silent? Well, life happens…traveling, working, volunteering…but none of those have ever stopped me from blogging for this long. I wish I had a pat answer for … Continue reading

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Spring Table Plus Goal Updates

We’ve been really busy lately, so I am just now getting around to setting a new table. After going over some possibilities in my mind, I thought about my vintage Homer Laughlin dishes. As much as I enjoy mixing and … Continue reading

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The Pioneer Woman, Some Chefs, and a Road Block

I’m sure I’m not the only tablescaper out there who sometimes gets stuck and just cannot think of a way to do a table. That happened to me yesterday. I wanted to use my colorful Pioneer Woman plates and went through … Continue reading

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Shades of Pink and a Project

For my Valentine’s table, I decided to do red in the kitchen and pink in the dining room. For my small kitchen table, I began with red placemats and my Pioneer Woman off white dinner plates…I believe she calls them … Continue reading

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Pioneer Woman and other Random Stuff

I have mentioned several times that I love the new line from Pioneer Woman at Wal Mart. I purchased a few items when they first came out, then I quit purchasing and asked for some things for Christmas. I love … Continue reading

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Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler!

I’m a little later than usual with a Mardi Gras table, but I was waiting for some things that I had ordered to come in. More on that in a bit. Quick Quiz: When does the season of Mardi Gras … Continue reading

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Cool Blue

Those who have read my blog for a while know that I love blue and white, but I tend to do those tables more in the winter. I’m not sure why, but blue, white, and touches of silver just scream … Continue reading

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