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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!

Each year, just after Thanksgiving, I start a Christmas novel. I started doing this many years ago and now I look forward to treating myself to one or more holiday novels. For most of the years I have been reading … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions!

Another “key ingredient” for Christmas at Chestnut Cottage is our lovely Waterford Nativity set. Many years ago, my mother-in-law,  Miriam Greeley, started giving me these pieces for birthdays, anniversaries , and Christmas.  I cherish this set so much, because of … 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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Christmas Traditions!

When it comes to celebrating Christmas, I am an unashamed traditionalist!  I say very often when speaking on The Collected Tabletop, that establishing traditions for family and friends is a real gift.  Familiar family rituals set the tone of our … Continue reading

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