Tag Archives: 222 Fifth

I’ve Crossed the Line

For the past few years I have had the thought that there is a fine line between collecting and hoarding. I have 260+ sets of salt and pepper shakers. I rarely purchase them any more and have even gone years … Continue reading

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New Year’s Table Plus Reflections

Happy New Year to everyone and hope 2015 will be a good one for all. When David came in after work yesterday, he had with him some of the locally made sausage that he had purchased from the butcher shop … 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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Halloween Table, Harvest Red, and The Antiques Roadshow

I decided to set a Halloween table in the kitchen since I had not done that yet this season. I started with my placemats, of course. I know you’ve seen them a lot, but they are the only ones that … Continue reading

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Two Casual Tables

I decided to put away the pink and aqua for now and do something a little different. But I will certainly have them out again soon! Regular readers know that using blue and yellow together is one of my favorite color … Continue reading

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Bargain Hunting and Chicken Cutting

Our Memorial Day weekend got off to a rough start because our son called to say that it was best that we not visit that weekend. He was leading 2 retreats, conducting job interviews, and working on the camp in … Continue reading

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First Day of Spring

Have you ever been indecisive? I just had one of those days when I was trying to come up with yet another table to show off my spring flowers. I pulled out 2 different plate patterns with pink in them. … Continue reading

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The Evolution of a Table (and My Feelings)

 “And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these. If … Continue reading

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