Monthly Archives: December 2016

Merry Christmas From Chestnut Cottage!

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The Reason For The Season

As we approach the birth of Christ, I love looking at my little stable filled with Waterford pieces. Each of us likely remember our nativity sets from childhood and reflect on them at this time of years. Last year on … Continue reading

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Cranberry Layer Cake!

 As I promised, this is the cake I made for the holiday dinner party earlier in the week.  The cake is very moist, but a bit “crumbly” when cutting.  It was a big hit and keeps wells in the refrigerator. … Continue reading

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What Color is on Your Tree?!

For the Christmas decorations at Chestnut Cottage, I seem to be a very traditional color girl! My trees are a bit themed…Irish, Garden, Buildings, Wine, etc. and for the most part are all in traditional Christmas colors of red, green, … Continue reading

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Holiday Dinner Party at Chestnut Cottage!

The table is set and ready for our first 2016 holiday dinner party!    I love using the blown glass martini glasses from The Collected Tabletop for serving either a shrimp cocktail or a small salad. This menu included a … Continue reading

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