Category: Tablescape

From Harvest to Holiday with Mikasa Grid Dinnerware

From Harvest to Holiday Mikasa Grid Dinnerware

It’s Thanksgiving week and I’m enjoying the last hurrah of the fall leaves and pumpkins before I begin decking the halls and embarking on the Christmas season! White dishes inspire creativity since they provide a blank canvas at the table and make it easy to shift from harvest to holiday! With its clean white square shaped pieces and grid pattern, Gourmet Basics by…

At the Table: Red and Green Plaid and Pfaltzgraff Dancing Snowflakes


I’m at the table with red and green plaid and Pfaltzgraff Dancing Snowflakes dinnerware. Dancing Snowflakes by Pfaltzgraff provides a little Christmas cheer in a classic color combination of red, green and white for the table. Constructed of porcelain, it’s microwave and dishwasher safe. A plaid tablecloth provides the quintessential Christmas red and green for a festive foundation…

Giving Thanks: Dinnerware and Turkey Hostess Serving Set Giveaway!

Dinnerware and Turkey Hostess Serving Set Giveaway!

 I’m giving thanks with a giveaway in time for turkey day! I started blogging in 2010 as a way to create after I retired from retail and keep myself off the streets. :) I didn’t miss the daily grind of the inventory headaches or the 60+ hour work weeks, but I missed merchandising and creativity that came with it to tell a story,…

Falling Back: Thanksgiving Round Up of Recipes and Table Inspiration

Thanksgiving Recipe Round Up and Table Inspiration

It’s that time of year to fall back and when most of us in the US have turned back our clocks. It’s also time when my internal clock falls to comfort food. . .Harvesting, Gathering, and Thanksgiving! Click on the links if you’d like to fall back for a taste or a peek at a little fall tabletop or Thanksgiving inspiration! Plymouth…

Happy Owl-oween!


I’m sending you wishes for a Happy Owl-oween. . . Owl eyes are watching you. . . Not scary, just sweet! I found an owl cookie on Pinterest that’s a hoot to make! This is more of a method than a recipe, adding your candy to your cookie to create an owl. You can be…

All Hallows’ Eve Tablescape: Eat, Drink, and Be Scary

All Hallow's Eve Table

With All Hallows’ Eve approaching, I couldn’t resist having a little scary fun at the table.  I was creeping along the aisles of HomeGoods a couple of weeks ago where I found haunted house plates, elegantly decrepit in a gold luxe finish for a haunted tableau, along with “no tricks, just treats” appetizer plates. “Eat, Drink, and Be…

Witches Tea Party: It’s All About the Treats!


I’m rolling out the pumpkins in welcome for Members of The Black Hat Society and joining A Fanciful Twist for the 8th Annual Witches Tea Party! The Witch is In and we’re gathering in the Potting Shed! She’s dressed for Halloween in celebration and ready for our tricks and treats. This witch doesn’t like things too scary, with the exception of…

At the Table: Pfaltzgraff Painted Poppies and a Blooming Pumpkin


I’m at the table with Pfaltzgraff Painted Poppies dinnerware and a blooming pumpkin centerpiece. Painted Poppies by Pfaltzgraff provides bold and colorful blooms for the table in a warm palette for fall. Each piece of the handcrafted collection is made of stoneware with a reactive glaze, with variations in color and pattern, just like flowers in nature.…


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