Category Archives: Entertaining

Entertaining Tales From Chestnut Cottage!

  Wow, what a busy few weeks…”the faster I go, the behinder I get”!  This past weekend, Wells and I hosted a dinner party for a lovely bride, Molly McClure and her groom, David Stanley. The tables for this party … 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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A Christmas Visit to Chestnut Cottage!

Hello friends, it’s Leah speaking! I’m taking over the blog today to share my annual Christmas visit to Chestnut Cottage. As most of you know, I’ve been working for Kathy for several years now. Even though we are in different … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions!

Another “Key Ingredient” to our Christmas Traditions at Chestnut Cottage is CHRISTMAS CRACKERS! I always have Christmas Crackers for our Christmas Eve Dinner. I love seeing both adults and children at the table with paper crowns atop their heads!  It … Continue reading

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Autumn Table Matters

Oh how I love the change of seasons.  And Autumn is certainly a favorite!  I recently discovered a lovely new pattern from Juliska… “ Forest Walk “.  This new pattern is perfect for  autumn entertaining . The foliage, the berries … Continue reading

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