Tag: Mikasa French Countryside

Chasing Away The Winter Blues

I’m at the table with my personal recipe to chase away the Winter Blues: Blooms, Dishes, and Sunshine! While sunshine can be hard to come by in January, flowers and dishes never fail. Our weather this month has fluctuated from the single digits to temperatures in the 60s. A little January sunshine is always welcome and…

At the Table~ Belmont Blue Flowers

I’m at the table with Blue Flowers. . .  Hydrangeas, Blooming Napkin Rings, and Mikasa Gourmet Basics Belmont Round Blue Flowers Dinnerware. Square and round salad plates offer two different blooming varieties in this handcrafted collection of stoneware. Tole flower napkin rings act as a nosegay presenting red checked napkins. A casual centerpiece, a birdhouse…

Spode Celebration {Free Range} Turkey Table

A final Thanksgiving themed table before the big day tomorrow! I was “auditioning” turkey plates in preparation for a lunch with a friend a couple of weeks ago taking, advantage of the last the warm weather and fall color. I have several sets of turkey plates, I picked up over the years, no complete sets,…

A Gentle Transition and Giveaway

On the heels of Thanksgiving, before rushing headlong into the Christmas Season as I usually do~ I’m lingering at the table with a warm palette of neutrals and a touch of soft gold. . .enjoying the last few days of November. I found this 222 Fifth, Gold Leaves pattern at T. J. Maxx several weeks ago~ there were only a few pieces remaining…

Thanksgiving Lakeside

 I set a table lakeside for Thanksgiving taking advantage of the last of the Fall color and warm temperatures. . . I soaked some oasis & filled a pumpkin for a centerpiece again this week using roses, sunflowers, daisies, and Hypericum berries from the market along with leaves & clippings from our shrubs. A visit to the produce section for…