Tag Archives: Present Time flatware

More Chefs, More Wal Mart Beauty, More Bargains

Before I get into today’s table, I want to thank Kathryn at The Dedicated House for choosing my Makeup Madness table as one of her weekly features. Check out her great blog if you have never done so; it is … Continue reading

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The Beach Part 2, Bargains, & Updates

I wanted to do a slightly different beach tablescape today, choosing the strong reds and blues associated with a nautical look rather than the more aquamarine shades I used on my last table. Regular readers know that I love to … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2015

  I guess I’ve been in some kind of fog, but Memorial Day really did slip up on me. I don’t know why; it’s at the same time every year! So I finally did a Memorial Day table since I … Continue reading

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Seeing Red Plus More Decisions

Regular readers know that I had a sort of mini-breakdown back in January over the number of items in my tablescaping hoard collection. I did several posts on my struggles with what to keep and what to purge, and I … Continue reading

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Lazy Purple Sunday

I started today’s table with one thing in mind: I wanted to use this sweet little pierced porcelain dish with violets as my inspiration. I found it at my flea market a few weeks ago with the intention of using … Continue reading

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Soup-er Winter Meals

Have I written enough on this blog about our love for taco soup? It is truly our absolute favorite cold weather meal. Last week we had an arctic blast bring some extremely cold weather to central MS, quite unusual for … 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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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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Weekend Update, A Painted House, and Turkey Talk

David and I took a long weekend. We (especially he) badly needed some R&R and time away from work and home. We really can’t afford a long trip with hotel rates and so forth, so we decided to do short … 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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