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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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Merry Christmas From Chestnut Cottage!

Our “collected table” is already for Christmas Eve Dinner!  I love to set the table early so I can enjoy it while I am cooking.  The table is a collection of china, silver, crystal, and of course the fabulous art … Continue reading

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Collected Christmas Trees at Chestnut Cottage!

This week I wanted to share my collection of trees at Chestnut Cottage. I am certain that putting up seven live Christmas trees must  be a sickness, however, I am glad that it is my affliction! Through many years, I … 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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