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Join a Valentines Day tea party, complete with champagne cocktails, strawberry mousse, mixed berry scones and preserves, and strawberry cupcakes topped with chocolate hearts.
Learn how easy and inexpensive it is to create this whimsical pair of lighted candy cane Christmas urns. The 5-step process is simple to follow, with illustrative photos and useful tips.
Explore Ronda, a mountaintop city in Spain set dramatically above a deep ravine. See the incredible bridge spanning the gorge, separating ‘new’ town from it’s old Moorish section. Enjoy remarkable views, famous architecture, and a legendary bullring.
Holiday Blog Posts
St. Patrick's Day
Quickly and easily create an elegant, metallic gold and emerald green shamrock tablescape. Mix china and crystal with inexpensive shamrock-shaped ornaments, placemats, and other accents. Fold napkins into a 4-leaf clover.
Wish George and Abe a happy birthday with this patriotic tablescape showcasing Liberty Blue’s American Bicentennial dishes. Presidential figures serve as a charming centerpiece.
Red heart-shaped ornaments and mini wreaths are the perfect embellishments for 3 tables; as guest favors and even napkin rings! Other clever uses are easy ways to decorate a chandelier and kitchen cabinets.
A heavenly celestial tablescape, complete with sun and moon masks, is set to ring in the New Year. The table is set for a cozy celebration, and includes darling cupcakes topped with a clock cookie. Join me for some toasting!