Tag Archives: Holidays

Collected Trees at Chestnut Cottage! Part III

It is no secret about my love of being “in the garden”! So why not a garden tree! This  tree resides in one of my guest bedrooms…just waiting for Christmas guests to enjoy after a long day of Christmas cheer. … Continue reading

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Collected Trees at Chestnut Cottage! Part II

   Now for two more of the “collected trees ” at Chestnut Cottage! Although my precious Westie, “Bentley Greeley” has been gone for two years, I still put up his little tree in my kitchen. This tree was positioned beside … Continue reading

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The Collected (Christmas) Library!

 Not only is it time to decorate the trees, trim the house, and get ready for Christmas entertaining…it is also time to stock up on a few good holiday reads and lots of great holiday music! Each year, I eagerly … 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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Happy Memorial Day!

On Memorial Day, my thoughts turn to my father, French O. Crisp.  He entered the Army in 1941 and was taken prisoner of war by the Japanese in 1942 at the time of the surrender of American troops on Batan, … Continue reading

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