A Vintage Romantic Holiday Tablescape

A Vintage Romantic Holiday Tablescape

When I plan my holiday tables, I often lean toward the non-traditional. Hues of deep purple and copper can say fall, Christmas and winter to me as much as more traditional colors. This year I decided to create a holiday tablescape using tones that look beautiful in any season.  The result is a romantic and slightly vintage holiday table that is beautiful for any celebration.

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Tips for Creating A Beautiful Holiday Dessert Table

Tips for Creating A Beautiful Holiday Dessert Table

I have a confession to make…I don’t bake. Seriously. I’ve made one pie in my whole life. I do cook almost every night, but I have never perfected the art of baking a beautiful dessert. My solution… I know where to shop for great desserts! The truth is, whether you’re baking delicious sweets for the holidays or

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Best of Pinterest-Fall Table Setting Inspiration

Best of Pinterest-Fall Table Setting Inspiration

I have a confession to make. I only started seriously using Pinterest about a year ago. I know…I am late to the party, but let me assure you, I’m all in now! There is so much beautiful, amazing, gorgeous inspiration on Pinterest for just about everything you could want to find, that sometimes it is overwhelming. I now…

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How To Make a Fresh Greenery Table Garland

How To Make a Fresh Greenery Table Garland

As we head into a season of holidays and celebrations, I think it’s important to know how to quickly and easily set a beautiful table without a lot flower arranging or fuss. For me, the perfect way to accomplish that is

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Sunday Brunch on the Porch + Shop my Tabletop Favorites

Sunday Brunch on the Porch + Shop my Tabletop Favorites

Hi All!  Phew...it's been a busy week around here!  We've had a houseful of family visiting which means non-stop activities, cooking, picnics, horseback rides and swimming in the pond.  It also means I get to have fun setting pretty tables and enjoying the last days of summer with our guests!

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Tips for Creating a Casual Outdoor Summer Table

Tips for Creating a Casual Outdoor Summer Table

I absolutely love a good meal at a beautifully set table.  I love the way it makes you want to linger and savor every bite.  I love how the conversation continues well past the time that the plates are empty.  I love the connection with

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An Early Summer Backyard Dinner Party

An Early Summer Backyard Dinner Party

I absolutely love warm summer evenings spent outdoors.  Whether sitting on the porch at our ranch or in the yard at our California home, I am in my element when I can create a beautiful outdoor environment to share a great meal with friends and family.  So as we inch closer to summer and the weather starts to warm up, I thought I would share

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