Tag Archives: Entertaining Tales from Chestnut Cottage

The Planning Continues…!

  As you might image, Chestnut Cottage is at  “fever pitch”! All of the details are coming together and each day has a list of items to be done before the big party. Two big items that I can check off … Continue reading

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Entertaining Tales From Chestnut Cottage!

A few months ago, I was approached by the Chancelor of Western Carolina University and his wife regarding  donating a party for the school’s Friends of the Arts Gala. They felt that since I had two interior design degrees from … Continue reading

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“Entertaining Tales From Chestnut Cottage”: A Small Valentine’s Dinner Party!

I have decided I might have a small dinner party on Friday evening in celebration of cupid’s special day. I thought it would be nice to use some of my pink/red tabletop pieces from over at our lake house. I … Continue reading

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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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“Specialties of the House”: Cranberry Conserve

 Many years ago, I attended a cooking class for Thanksgiving dishes.  One of the recipes we did at that class was Cranberry Conserve and every year since, it has been on my Thanksgiving meal menu! This conserve is so easy … Continue reading

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