Category Archives: Vignettes

It’s Cooooold at the Friendly Village!

OK, I know that it is very wrong to complain about the cold here in central MS when so much of the country has ice, snow, and blizzards. But I can’t help it…I live in central MS, people! I don’t … Continue reading

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Valentine’s and Dining Room Updates

I can’t thank all of my readers enough for the wonderful comments that you have left on my last few posts about the difficulties I am having in purging my dish hoard collection. I have tried to use humor to … Continue reading

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More Purging Options (and More Pink)

If you are bored with reading more purging drama, just scroll down to the tablescape. Yesterday, I did something that I have actually been planning for quite some time. As much as I love our flea market, it does have … Continue reading

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Two Tables for the New Year

I wanted to do a tablescape in the kitchen that is a little different from what I have done lately plus special for just the 2 of us. Thomas Kinkade seems to fit the bill! I started with my purple … Continue reading

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A Simple Winter Table, Plus Time Away

Our holidays were a little unusual this year as we had all of our family, both nuclear and extended, celebrations all done by Dec. 24. Because of the way Christmas fell this year, David had the day after Christmas off … Continue reading

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Holiday Entertaining

For someone who has never really been comfortable entertaining, I have really been doing a lot of it lately…4 holiday parties in less than 2 weeks…go ahead, call me crazy. I deserve it. I have already written about my December … Continue reading

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Mantel plus Christmas China

I can’t believe how long it has been since I have posted…seems like 5 forevers. My son and his wife visited the first part of Thanksgiving week, and we had an enjoyable time. Callie had to do some work, so … Continue reading

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A Simple Thanksgiving Table

Our plans for next week are finally set (does anyone else out there have trouble getting your adult children to commit?), and we are looking forward to our week. My son and his wife will be in Tuesday for a … Continue reading

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A Bountiful Harvest Plus Counting Blessings

I have had this table in mind for a long, long time, and I think it is a good idea. However, I knew that it would be hard to carry off, and I am not totally satisfied with it. But … Continue reading

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Soup’s On!

I’ve written many times of my family’s love of taco soup as soon as the weather turns the slightest bit chilly (which we have to wait quite a while for here in central MS). To celebrate how much we have … Continue reading

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