Monthly Archives: February 2015

Winter Whites…That is Snow & White West Highland Terriers!

I finally have been granted two “white wishes”…yesterday we had a beautiful little snow at Chestnut Cottage…five inches or so. And Sunday I learned that a new little White West Highland Terrier will be coming to live at Chestnut Cottage … Continue reading

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What’s New In What’s Old

Recently I was asked to participate in an interview with the High Point Market on what I see as “trends” in the antique market.  I thought you might enjoy my ideas on this subject, along with several designers and antique … Continue reading

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“In the Garden with Kathryn”: Snowdrops!

With snowing falling on the Chestnut Garden today, my thoughts turned to snowdrops! I have a few popping their dainty little heads up and I am sure they will soon be blanketed with snow. I recently read about a new … Continue reading

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“Entertaining Tales From Chestnut Cottage”: A Small Valentine’s Dinner Party!

I have decided I might have a small dinner party on Friday evening in celebration of cupid’s special day. I thought it would be nice to use some of my pink/red tabletop pieces from over at our lake house. I … Continue reading

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“Kathryn’s Classics”: Dressing Downton!

I must regress a bit from last week’s Fashion on the Ration, to another incredible fashion exhibit. Last week, my husband and I were invited to a private showing of “ Dressing Downton” at the Biltmore Estate prior to its … Continue reading

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