Category: Dishes

A Transitional Table, Paisley Swirls, and Pfaltzgraff Village Dinnerware

I’m at the table with Pfaltzgraff Village dinnerware. Introduced in 1976 and the year of America’s Bicentennial, Pfaltzgraff Village features an Early American-style design, inspired by early historic Pfaltzgraff earthenware salt-glazed crocks. You can read more beginnings of Pfaltzgraff and their 200+ year history of pottery and crocks here. I’d like to believe we’re on the cusp…

In the Potting Shed: Fleur Du Soleil

In French or English, Fleur du Soleil or Sunflower says “summer” like no other flower! Grown for beauty as well as harvested for seed, sunflowers symbolize the sun, conveying warmth, happiness, adoration and longevity. These cheery flowers never fail to make me smile with their sunny faces. You may have noticed I have lots of watering…

Anchors Aweigh and Nautical Fun on the Pontoon!

I’m weighing anchor with a little boating and nautical fun! A nautical insulated picnic tote, plates, and glasses set sail to me for a belated birthday gift a month ago. I broke them out for their maiden voyage last week when we had a slight reprieve in the weather and the mercury moved down from sweltering to hot. :) Towels provide a tablecloth…

At the Table: Modern Country Style and Mikasa Magnolia Dinnerware

I’m at the table with a soft palette of blue, taupe, white, and Mikasa Magnolia dinnerware. Mikasa Gourmet Basics by Mikasa Magnolia dinnerware warms the table with a modern country style. Inspired by the organic circular designs in natural wood, the warm taupe centers of the pattern are bordered by a combination of line and bead accents in a classic cream…

A Red, White and Blooming Patriotic Table!

  I set a table that’s Red, White and Blooming in anticipation of Independence Day! We’ll be celebrating family members’ birthdays along with America’s birthday this weekend and watching the fireworks from the water. I couldn’t resist dishing out a little tabletop fun with some patriotic fanfare in a celebration of red, white and blue. Broad…

A Fruit-Bearing Table with Pfaltzgraff Orchard Grove

 I’m at a fruit-bearing table with Orchard Grove dinnerware by Pfaltzgraff. Freshly picked, Orchard Grove is a new pattern, exclusive to Pfaltzgraff, crafted of porcelain and microwave and dishwasher safe.  A pear and berry garland borders the plates and bowls on Orchard Grove dinnerware by Pfaltzgraff. For a colorful foundation for the table, I picked a cherry red,  golden pear,…

Stop and Smell the Peonies!

I’m taking time to stop and smell the peonies. . . Enjoying their lush blooms. . . And heady fragrance for the brief time they’re here. I cut some peonies to enjoy as Ball jar bouquets for my Potting Shed. I found this stamped spoon marker on Etsy. . .  “Love what you grow and what you…

At the Table: Mikasa Antique Orchard

I’m at the table with a harvest of fruit and Antique Orchard dinnerware by Mikasa! Pears, grapes, berries and peaches provide a colorful harvest of fruit on a sage green border and a porcelain white center on the Antique Orchard dinnerware. I harvested a Waverly tablecloth with clusters of grapes and flowers for a foundation for the table. Twiggy woven mats provide…