‘Tis the Season: Christmas Tablescapes and Centerpieces!

Happy December! It’s the month for ‘Making a List and Checking it Twice’. . . I pulled together a round-up of Christmas tables from the archives. Click on the links to revisit for centerpieces, sources or Christmas table inspiration! A Visit From St. Nicholas Christmas Table Tartan Christmas table set by the tree with Fitz and…

Christmas Greenery Around the Potting Shed

Nothing says Christmas to me more than fresh greenery and I’ve been decking the halls around the Potting Shed with boughs of cedar, juniper, cypress and pine! The window box is liner free, with the pumpkins and gourds replaced with a bird house nesting among the evergreens for the season~ magnolia, pine, juniper, cedar and a…

25+’Tis the Season Recipes for Holiday Entertaining!

 Are you busy decking the halls (or like me, the dogs ;) and trimming the tree?  I pulled together some inspiration from the archives to help us get in the Christmas spirit! Click on the links to find Christmas inspiration for your holiday baking and entertaining with recipes for appetizers, cookies, cocktails, food gifts and more!…

Best Thanksgiving Wishes!

Sending Best Thanksgiving Wishes Your Way for a Joyful Thanksgiving Holiday. . . A patriotic salute to an American Thanksgiving and table, here.  Safe Travels to You and Yours this Thanksgiving . . . (Vintage postcards and images courtesy of Viintage and The Graphics Fairy) And all the turkey you can gobble! 🦃🦃🦃 Thankful for your…

At the Table: Thanksgiving Greetings and Flags for an American Thanksgiving

I’m sending Thanksgiving greetings your way and at the table with American flags for a patriotic nod to this American holiday.  I’ve always loved vintage postcards! Millions of postcards were printed, imported, sold and mailed in the U.S. during the years of 1905 – 1915, known as “The Golden Age of Postcards”. According to official…

InStyle Parties: The Complete Guide to Easy, Elegant Entertaining All Year Round (and Giveaway)

I have a book to share and giveaway just in time for the holiday season: *InStyle Parties: The Complete Guide to Easy, Elegant Entertaining All Year Round (Oxmoor House, October 2017) InStyle Parties is the must-have resource for anyone looking to host chic parties without stress or guesswork. Packed with everything you need to throw…