Tablescapes, Fall Dinner Party

Last weekend DD & NG had friends over for a dinner party The first in their new house! I was delighted when she asked me to help her with the table and immediately started collecting ideas DD is all about gray and white, so I knew she’d like white pumpkins The chandy above their dining … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Thanksgiving Thoughts

    Are you all set for Thanksgiving?         Ours will be small and casual         After years of doing Thanksgiving with HH’s sister and her whole family, Everyone is going in a different direction now Our children are grown and have their own family obligations       … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Autumn Gathering

One of the reasons I fell in love with this Villa Della Luna dinnerware was I knew it could be versatile, despite the bright pattern I bought 4 dinner plates, bowls and latte mugs and 4 Napoli chargers to complement them Then Pflatzgraff asked me to do a promotion and they sent me 4 more … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pumpkins & Apples

I wanted to use my vegetable plates one more time before putting them away for wintertime, and thought they might look cute with pumpkins~ I ran across a recipe for Pumpkin Soup with Apples and one thing led to another, and before I knew it, There was a table full of apples and pumpkins! The … Continue reading

Tablescapes, It’s Just Us

If you go to somewhere else for Thanksgiving, do you still cook a turkey anyway?  I know a lot of people HAVE to have some leftovers, or s special dish that they grew up with or it just isn’t Thanksgiving.  The other day Hungry Husband asked, “If people make such a big deal about turkey, … Continue reading