Monthly Archives: August 2014

“The Collected Library”: Nina Campbell’s New Book…Interiors!

This past weekend, I had the lovely opportunity to hear Nina Campbell speak on her new book “Interiors” at a luncheon in Cashiers.  For those of you unfamiliar with Nina Campbell, she is regarded as one of the most influential … Continue reading

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Inspiring Images

My beautiful and  wonderful step-daughter finished her first Ironman  in Louisville, Kentucky on Sunday! What an inspiration she is…a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride, followed by a 26.2 mile marathon! If this isn’t inspiring…what is!?!  Congratulations Jennifer Greeley … Continue reading

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“Entertaining Tales From Chestnut Cottage”: Shades of Green Part III

To end our little “Shades of Green” entertaining, I will leave you with our menu from last Saturday evening… just in case you might want to do some entertaining this weekend!  I looked at  my fruit and vegetable bowl on … Continue reading

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“Entertaining Tales From Chestnut Cottage”: Shades of Green Part II

As promised , I will share with you a bit about Wedgwood’s “Napoleon Ivy” pattern.  It has long been a favorite of mine and you might remember it from the chapter “A WEE IRISH SURPRISE” in THE COLLECTED TABLETOP! Wedgwood … Continue reading

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“Entertaining Tales From Chestnut Cottage”: Shades of Green

This past weekend, I decided to have a few great friends over for a “last minute” little dinner party on the back terrace of Chestnut Cottage.  The weather was heavenly this weekend and I felt driven to use the terrace … Continue reading

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