Posts tagged Entertaining
DIY Embroidered Cloth Napkins for a Bright and Sunny Thanksgiving Table

It’s another year we’re not actually hosting Thanksgiving, but I’m still playing make believe with a table dressed for the occasion. Chalk it up under weird blogger things that shouldn’t make sense, but kinda do. Last year’s table was a riot of traditional colors and patterns; this year’s, while still bright, is a more restrained and modern approach.

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A Valentine Tea Time

Regarding Valentine's Day, I think people generally fall into one of three categories: fleeting fondness, ambivalent acceptance, or abhorrent disdain. Before the confetti from New Year's has even settled, retailers begin their rosy assault. Shopping aisles that previously housed reasonable and practical goods switch to showcase an assortment of items now superfluously plastered with Valentine motifs – heart-emblazoned: bath mats and shower curtains, coffee mugs, sneakers, area rugs, mini mail boxes, flannel pjs. Do you ever wonder who is actually buying into it?

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