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WHAT’S THE SHAPE OF YOUR DINING TABLE?

In my design work, I am very often ask about my preference for the shape of dining tables…round, rectangular, square,oval, etc.  My first preference is round or square because I feel these shapes tend to make for better conversation.  However, … Continue reading

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SPRING ARRIVES AT THE CHESTNUT COTTAGE GARDEN!

Oh my…spring seems to be arriving early at Chestnut cottage… hellebores by the dozens, early spring daffodils, the heavenly  scent of daphne,  sweet little purple crocus, tiny white snow drops, and flowering cherry trees! The “early birds” are always the beautiful … Continue reading

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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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