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DECORATING FOR FALL WITH DIY CLOTH PUMPKINS

DECORATING FOR FALL WITH DIY CLOTH PUMPKINS Welcome! Thanks for paying me a visit today. As you may have seen in my last blog post, our home got the royal wedding treatment with amazing floral arrangements produced for my son’s recent wedding. Image Via However, it became a bit dreary once the flowers faded and […]

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A CAPITAL THANKSGIVING

One advantage to having grown children is that at long last, the torch has been passed to my oldest son to host Thanksgiving in his beautiful DC home. I don’t escape all the work, as he and I make a great team in the kitchen and we enjoy cooking together. But the magnificent tablescape is […]

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MY THANKSGIVING SURVIVAL GUIDE

Greetings, Are you getting ready to host Thanksgiving at your house this year? Could you use a few tips to help you execute a smooth and successful Thanksgiving?  Well, I’m here to help!  I have been hosting Thanksgiving dinner at my house all of my adult life.  I actually can’t remember the last time I […]

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A FALL INSPIRED BABY SHOWER

Welcome!  Thanks for stopping in. I’ve been sharing with you lately my struggle with growing older.  Admittedly, becoming a Grandmother has taken some getting used to.  Not the part about having a whole new generation to love, that part is wonderful.  It’s what’s in the title “Grandma” that freaks me out a bit.  It takes […]

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A TOUR OF MY KITCHEN

Good morning. The 3rd Annual Lake Arrowhead Kitchen Tour featuring my kitchen and 4 others took place last Saturday and was a grand success!  Like any event thrown for 200 people, it was a monumental effort.  From the planning, to the shopping, to the prepping, to the execution, to the clean up, it took a […]

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DIY CLOTH PUMPKIN TUTORIAL

Happy Thanksgiving! Did you see my last post where I showed you all my pretty cloth pumpkins? Well, in that post I promised to show you exactly how to make them yourself.  So, here is my DIY cloth pumpkin tutorial. Select the fabric that you’d like to use to make a pumpkin. You can make […]

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DECORATING FOR FALL WITH HOMEMADE CLOTH PUMPKINS

Happy Fall! Several years ago while visiting my friend Lisa in Arizona, we went to a store that was selling darling pumpkins cut from cloth, filled with rice or beans, and topped off with a natural pumpkin stem.  Lisa had purchased several and had them beautifully displayed under glass domes in her kitchen. The pumpkins […]

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