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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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“In the Garden with Kathryn”: Old English Roses

When I first started my garden at Chestnut Cottage, I was set on having only old English roses.  I love the look, the fragrance, and the natural look that is so characteristic of English roses in floral arrangements.   I decided … Continue reading

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Specialties of the House: Heirloom Tomatoes!

Late summer and early fall always bring a bounty of heirloom tomatoes to Chestnut Cottage.  Not from my garden of course (as I only grow flowers!), but from the local farmers market. Heirlooms are so-called because their seed have been … Continue reading

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“Specialties of the House”: Summer Brunch for House Guests

Summer always brings lots of fun friends to our lake house , as well as Chestnut Cottage.  Thought you might need some breakfast/brunch ideas and I love these make ahead Sausage and Broccoli Egg Muffins!  You can make ahead and … Continue reading

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Happy Easter From Chestnut Cottage!

Every year when Easter arrives at Chestnut Cottage, my Easter lunch guests think that I have worked for hours on the Coconut Cake that I serve for dessert!  Little do they know that I have a little secret on this … Continue reading

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