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Recipe for a Grandmillennial Summer Table

Silverplate and glass candle hurricane with dahlias for summer table centerpiece

Follow my recipe for a grandmillennial summer table that is sure to please your guests and create memorable moments under the stars! When the cicadas start humming and the fireflies flickering, it’s time to head out of doors to partake in dinners al fresco. For summer is here and evenings are long, with cool beverages …

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Red, White & Plaid – A 4th of July BBQ Made Easy

Katherine fixes American flag in floral centerpiece for Independence Day table

Inspiration for your backyard Independence Day celebration with a red, white and plaid Americana tablescape and 4th of July BBQ made easy menu! Recipes and vintage sources included! With COVID restrictions lifted and July 4th just ahead, I know a lot of you are planning big summer gatherings for Independence Day celebrations. Keep it simple …

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Cherry Mint Lemonade – Pitcher Cocktail

Cherry mint lemonade cocktail in white splatterware glass with paper straw and mint sprig

Mix up a big batch of my cherry mint lemonade for gatherings this summer. It is an easy pitcher cocktail that will delight your guests with its refreshing sweet tang! My cherry mint lemonade is a super easy and super tasty big batch cocktail! It is sweet from the cherries but tangy with the refreshing …

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Elevated Essentials: Bar Cart Decor & Basics

Vintage bar cart decor with brass cart, Art Nouveau screen, and classic barware

Style an artful mix of vintage and new barware to make it both functional and chic, so you can mix yummy drinks in style. Here are the 10 essentials you need for bar cart decor!  When I say bar cart what comes to mind? For me I immediately hear the crooning dulcet tones of Dean …

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Get Cooking! 50+ Kitchen Gadgets & Accessories

50+ Kitchen gadgets and accessories you'll actually use collage

50+ kitchen gadgets and accessories you’ll actually use for cooking and organizing your kitchen! One of life’s greatest pleasures is cooking a delicious meal! I love the chopping…the sizzle of veggies in a skillet…the aromatic herbs…the mixing and mingling of ingredients and flavors! Just writing this makes me want to head into the kitchen to …

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Songbird & Tulipiere Spring Centerpiece

White wicker bird cage decorated with blue songbirds and baby's breath creates a whimsical spring centerpiece on this tablescape

Create a whimsical tablescape perfect for March with a baby’s breath, songbird and tulipiere spring centerpiece! Ah spring! You just delight me with your popping buds, delicate unfurling leaves, and twittering songbirds! In celebration of all the promise and joy you bring, I’m setting a whimsical tablescape with a fanciful baby’s breath, songbird and tulipiere …

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A Green & White Springtime Table with Wedgwood

Wedgwood Patrician Robert soup bowls on a purple glass charger make an elegant look for springtime tables

Set a charming green and white springtime table with Wedgwood, tulips, cabbage ware, and lace to celebrate the season and highlight spring’s delightfully fresh foods. I come by my love of dishes quite honestly! My grandmother bought dishes constantly. Never anything really fancy or antique, but she had special plates and bowls for certain meals …

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A Sunday Supper Menu Idea

Plated pork loin, mashed potatoes, and broccoli for a delicious Sunday supper menu idea

Add this savory Sunday supper menu to your repertoire for a delicious meal worthy of gathering around the table. Sunday suppers were one of those Southern traditions we adhered to with dependability when I was growing up. My whole family would amass at grandpa and grandma's house for a feast she miraculously assembled somehow between …

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Love & Toile Tablescape for Valentine’s Day

Dresdenia china floral design with roses and tulips set on white plate with rattan charger and pink napkin

Get inspired by my love & toile tablescape to create a romantic setting for your at home dinner this Valentine’s Day! Mix faux florals, candlelight, red toile, pink plaid, and Dresden style china for an elegant table that celebrates all things love! Toile Tablescape with a French Provencal Vibe I wanted this year’s Valentine’s Day …

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Red Velvet Cupcakes with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting

Red velvet cupcakes with strawberry cream cheese frosting on red and pink floral paper

Feeling in the mood for a decadent dessert? Make these easy red velvet cupcakes with strawberry cream cheese frosting! If you like red velvet cake, you are going to adore these cupcakes with strawberry cream cheese frosting! It adds just the right amount of fruity sweetness to the tanginess of the cake. And I’m not …

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