Monthly Archives: October 2013

“Inspiring Images”: Lovely Wool Tartan Blankets!

I love this image of a fall dinner on the porch!  But what I love most about it is that each person gets their own wool blanket.  I am very cold natured, and this is just a perfect element for … Continue reading

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“Shades of Blue”: Look What I Just Found!

In my travels this weekend, I came across this great set of old flow blue!  It is Johnson Brothers pattern “Normandy”  .  I love the scalloped edge on this pattern and the deep cobalt color.  There are lots of great … Continue reading

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Yummy Salted Caramel Chocolate Shortbread Bars!

I stumbled upon this recipe on Pinterest the other night and thought these bars look absolutely delicious! The recipe comes from the blog “Annie’s Eats” (and of course there are many others that look wonderful). Thanks, Annie’s Eats, for sharing … Continue reading

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Introducing…Holiday Entertaining Camp At The Swag!

I am so excited to announce my first  Holiday Entertaining Camp at the fabulous Swag Country Inn!  Located at 5000 feet above the cares of the world, with breathtaking views, complimented by luxurious accommodations , The Swag is a perfect … Continue reading

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More Favorite Finds at High Point Market!

Alexa Hampton’s products and space are always my favorite at Hickory Chair. Also, many thanks to wonderful friends, Jay Reardon and Laura Holland for providing such an inspiring showroom and such lovely products! Always classic. Always fresh.

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