Tag: Kohl’s

Christmas Cheer: Trains, Candy Canes, Plaid and Pfaltzgraff Holiday Heritage

While I don’t want to rush the Thanksgiving season, I made a shift from harvest to holiday, long enough to pull out the red and green for a little pre-season holiday fun and to set and photograph a Christmas table! In anticipation of the Christmas season, I’m at the table with Pfaltzgraff Holiday Heritage Dinnerware along with candy canes, trains, trees, greenery, garland…

From Summer to Fall: Pfaltzgraff Rooster Meadow

I’m transitioning from summer to fall, at the table with Pfaltzgraff Rooster Meadow Dinnerware.   Sunflowers, poppies and black-eyed Susans, along with a strutting rooster and chick, border the plates in a cheery pattern and vivid palette of russet, gold, and greens! While a vibrant foundation of blooming flowers and leaves in bright fall colors, trail along the tablecloth. Goldenrod…

South of the Border Flavor

I’m sharing a little South of the Border flavor for Cinco de Mayo and a Fiesta of Food and Flowers in celebration! From the 2011 archives, this post has a couple of recipes worth a second helping or a segundo plato :) for a summer soirée. . . Inspired from a trip to the Farmers Market and a Bobby Flay Cook-Along. For a…

Anticipating the Holiday Season~ Winterberry

With its classic Holly Leaf and Berry design, Winterberry Dinnerware by Pfaltzgraff, has been hosting holiday dinners for over 20 years, making it a perennial favorite at the table. Disclosure: Prior to blogging, I spent half my life in retail. . .put in those terms, that sounds depressing :) Buying inventory involves working six months to a year in…

Fall at the Table~ Plymouth Dinnerware

I’m Welcoming and Ushering in Fall~ At the table with   Plymouth Dinnerware by Pfaltzgraff.  Plymouth Dinnerware is a Cornucopia of all things Autumn~ Embossed with pumpkins, acorns, leaves and ears of corn. With abundance in mind, I gathered  pumpkins, leaves, apples, nuts, and mums for a harvest centerpiece. Hallmarks of the season, Pumpkins and Harvest Corn,…

Patio Garden

I’m on the Patio, dining with  Pfaltzgraff Patio Garden.  Patio Garden dinnerware is constructed of durable melamine, perfect for easy or on-the-go living for summer~  ideal for the patio, picnic, or poolside dining! Stylized flowers and vines in soft blues and green are edged in a mocha brown on the salad & dinner plates. Pfaltzgraff…

Anchors Aweigh for Memorial Day

Memorial Day kicks off the summer  boating season on the lake!  Although we generally refrain from boating on major holidays to avoid the crowds, we have been known to weigh anchor early in the morning or enjoy a late evening cruise.  In anticipation of the holiday, I’m setting sail into summer with  appetizer boats and wooden buoys…

At the Table~ Mosaic & Butterflies

I’m at the table with a mosaic of vibrant colors and elements~ a flowering centerpiece, butterflies, and Pfaltzgraff Mosaic dinnerware. Definition of mosaic: noun a picture or pattern produced by arranging together small colored pieces of hard material, such as stone, tile, or glass  a colorful and variegated pattern  a combination of diverse elements forming a more or…

A Friendly & Snowy Village

I had a little Friendly Village table top inspiration in December while shopping at T.J. Maxx~ These little houses and churches with their stone exteriors and  snowy rooftops, were two aisles over from Johnson Brothers Friendly Village School House plates~ I’ve always been drawn to the pattern’s English engravings of the snow-covered village and old school-house. The…

A Coastal Christmas and Giveaway!

Although we’re lakeside, I set a table to celebrate A Coastal Christmas for my Blue Crab Bay Stoneware Giveaway! For a table covering, a quilted coverlet with nautical stripes provides the quintessential red to celebrate a Coastal Christmas and to pair with the blue stoneware. My 4 Place Settings of Blue Crab Bay Company Stoneware were hoisted ashore…