Category Archives: Tablescapes

Thanksgiving picnicking, the grand finale

Despite the dishwasher situation, we had to bring out the real deal for Thanksgiving itself. Everyone got their one and only porcelain plate for the week, and we even upgraded to the fancy faux silver plastic “silverware.” Wine in a … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving picnicking, parts 2 and 3

Continuing the Thanksgiving week picnicking…A collection of long ago purchased light blue papers got combined with plaids and pine trees. Topping the tree was a heavy sprinkling of kosher salt to add that snowy wonder. And another evening layers of charges … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving picnicking, part 1

When your dishwasher breaks the day before you have a house full of visitors, you say “shoot.” When it also happens to be a few days before Thanksgiving, you say “sh**.” Then you move on and realize it’s just going … Continue reading

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Lobster.

Lobster bake. What more is there to say? An end-of-summer work team dinner got kicked up a notch when we decided to make it a lobster bake. It’s pretty fun to get to take over your backyard with 40′ of lobster-primed … Continue reading

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Dinner and a movie

What to do when you’re out of ideas for a dinner party and hosting one 24 hours after returning from vacation? Call for backup. So, when it was our turn for supper club, I turned to Tinyprints for inspiration and … Continue reading

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Mexicana para seis

To get inspired for an upcoming south of the border vacation, we turned dinner night into Mexican eating – pork stewing all day for some delicious tacos, piles of gauc and chips, and tons of bright colors, bright candles and … Continue reading

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White, warm wonderland

While you East Coasters are battling the blizzards, this may be the closest thing we Northern Californians can get to winter white. We’re fully back at it in 2014, and since it’ll be an awesome, colorful, fun year, a clean, … Continue reading

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