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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 […]

SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 17 | Lake Arrowhead Kitchen Tour | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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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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