Category Archives: It’s Time to Celebrate…

Memories of Thanksgiving 2014

A dusting of snow brought a festive mood to Chestnut Cottage on Thanksgiving morning! The flowers and tables are ready… All ready to serve up the desserts….  The  tables are almost ready…I  forgot to get out the salts and bone … Continue reading

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What’s On Your Thanksgiving Platter?

The clock is ticking and we all better be getting everything lined up and organized for “Turkey Day”! As you likely know by now, my Thanksgiving platters are blue and white! That should certainly come as no surprise. One of … Continue reading

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Inspiring Images

My beautiful and  wonderful step-daughter finished her first Ironman  in Louisville, Kentucky on Sunday! What an inspiration she is…a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride, followed by a 26.2 mile marathon! If this isn’t inspiring…what is!?!  Congratulations Jennifer Greeley … Continue reading

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“Entertaining Tales from Chestnut Cottage”: 2014 Easter Lunch

…6:00 Easter Sunday afternoon… Wow, I am tired!  The Easter lunch preparations began weeks ago, but “in earnest” on Friday. Twenty some wonderful family and friends to feed.  That’s when the cooking started…with the annual Easter Coconut Cake!  (if you … Continue reading

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“Inspiring Images”: Welcome March!

March is probably my favorite month, perhaps because I was born in March!  This is what March means to me…   Hope you will enjoy March as much as I!

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