Monthly Archives: November 2012

Holiday Salt and Rant

Unlike most of the decorating and tablescape blogs that I read, I have a {somewhat} strict policy on decorating for Christmas too early. I have a couple of reasons for this policy. The first one is that it just takes … Continue reading

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Home Improvement

David took the last few days of his vacation last week, and he worked on some much-needed repairs around the house. A few months ago, we discovered termites when we were changing out the door hardware. (By we, I mean … Continue reading

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Pre Thanksgiving Meal and Danube Debut

Because we will travel to have Thanksgiving Day with my husband’s parents, I do not have to do a lot of cooking, cleaning, etc. around here. My sister-in-law and I try to bring a dish or two with us, although … Continue reading

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Casual Thanksgiving Tablescape, Mississippi Pottery, and Weekend Musings

Before I begin this post, I have just realized that it is Thanksgiving week and want to mention just a few of the many things that I am thankful for. First, I am thankful to have a nice dining room … Continue reading

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Ladies who Lunch, Part Two

Thanks to all of your for your prayers and best wishes for our mini-reunion! It was great, and we all had a good time catching up and visiting. I served broccoli-cheese soup, Lynn brought corn muffins, and I had cookie … Continue reading

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Ladies who Lunch, Stepping out of the Comfort Zone, and There is No Such Thing as Coincidence

A few years ago, I had the happy circumstance of reconnecting with an old friend. We had lost touch for many years, then happened to reconnect through a friend of a friend. I won’t go into the entire story, but … Continue reading

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