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Christmas Holiday Table

The inspiration for this Christmas table started last year when I bought these pretty deer.  I used silver accents and set the table with the beautiful silver-plated chargers my dear friend gave me years ago that I cherish.  I spray painted branches … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

Ginger Liquor  Apple Cider Ginger Smash Stuffing with Sage, Pancetta, and Leeks Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Caramelized Onion and Prosciutto and Roasted Parsnips Sweet Potatoes with Crystallized Ginger and Pecan Streusal Topping Garlic-Lemon Green Beans with Thyme and Toasted Bread Crumbs … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother’s Day Cupcake Bouquet Tangerine, Pineapple, Cointreau and Champagne Cocktail Greek Quiche with Artichokes, Kalamata Olives, Sundried Tomatoes, Oregano and Feta Cheese Quiche Lorraine with Bacon, Caramelized Onions and Gruyere Cheese  Pea and Pesto Pasta Salad I hope everyone had … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner now!  I look forward to having my family over for Thanksgiving dinner and love to decorate the table every year.  My husband built me this wood frame with some reclaimed wood I bought at ReStore and … Continue reading

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Noah’s High Tea Baby Shower

Noah’s High Tea Baby Shower Vanilla Cream Biscuits Ginger Cream Cheese and Carrot Tea Sandwiches Mini Fruit Tarts Cucumber Tea Sandwiches Tapenade Crostini Lavender Shortbread Scones Lemon Curd Cookies Coronation Chicken Salad Sandwiches on Brioche Buns Peach and Elderberry Flower Champagne … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Buffet

Happy 4th of July! Pulled Pork Baked Beans Laura’s Butter Sugar Cookies I hope you had a great 4th of July!  We had friends over for dinner and I decided make pulled pork with Hawaiian buns, coleslaw, and good old fashioned … Continue reading

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Riley is 3!

Construction Theme Birthday Party for Riley It’s such a cliche’ but it is so true…. where does the time go?  Hard to believe Riley is now 3 and it is so much fun to watch him grow and learn.  I had … Continue reading

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Holiday Dinner

For our family Christmas dinner I really wanted to re-create the wonderful traditional British holiday dinners my mom would make.  Her roasted potatoes and parsnips were always super crispy and tender and the Brussels sprouts were always nice and caramelized.  … Continue reading

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Putz Christmas Cottage Tablescape

 I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! We had our family over for Christmas dinner and had a great time.  Several years ago I saw a display of little glittered cardboard cottages (called Putz) and loved the vintage handmade … Continue reading

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Easter Table

I hope you all had a great Easter.  We had a really nice relaxing afternoon with our family.  My theme for the table was inspired by a woodland spring and I used the wood stumps and wood chargers I had … Continue reading

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