Category Archives: Entertaining

Entertaining Tales From Chestnut Cottage

Oh wow…2018 is flying by!  I have missed checking in on the blog, but my design practice has kept me extremely busy so far in 2018!  But perhaps we could take a stroll back to late winter and early spring … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS MIRACLES!

We all know that Christmas brings us so many miracles.  And one miracle is that I am doing a holiday blog, after being absent from The Collected Room for so many months!  So many of you have emailed me to … 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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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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Happy (very late!) Thanksgiving & Welcome to Christmas at Chestnut Cottage!

I apologize for my absence at The Collected Room! Several of my wonderful readers have contacted me to see if I am still alive and everything is alright. Indeed I am alive and things are getting smoothed out after an … Continue reading

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