Monthly Archives: January 2016

In the Garden With Kathryn!

    Oh how I love my garden under a blanket of snow! There is something so architectural about a winter garden, especially made into a winter wonderland by 12 or so inches of snow! The new boxwoods are blanketed and had … Continue reading

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“Shades of Blue”: New Shades of Blue at Williams Sonoma!

  As you might expect, I am always on the hunt for new “shades of blue” for the table. I recently discovered some great new blue patterns at Williams Sonoma that I thought you might enjoy seeing. This new French Blue collection has … Continue reading

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Entertaining Tales From Chestnut Cottage!

  One of my oldest and most favorite recipes is for “Pinch Bread”! I made it several times during the holidays and received a comment from one of our readers of The Collected Room requesting the recipe. If you have my book, The … Continue reading

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“In The Garden With Kathryn”

  I do love the garden in winter, however, this December has brought the strangest weather to Chestnut Cottage! From high 70s the week of Christmas to snow flurries and a chilly 18 degrees yesterday. This weather makes me very … Continue reading

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