Tag Archives: Summer

In The Garden With Kathryn!

While all of the “refreshing efforts” were going on at Chestnut Cottage this spring, the garden burst forth in its spring glory. I came up every day to see what had popped up… Wonderful French tulips… And so many varieties of daffodils… … Continue reading

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“In the Garden with Kathryn”: Late July & August in the Chestnut Cottage Garden!

Wow, it is hard to believe that it will be August this week!  Time just gets away from me with my busy design practice and The Collected Tabletop!  But the Chestnut Cottage garden is always a place of joy and … Continue reading

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“Inspiring Images”: Summer Melon Salad!

Hello everyone! Today, I want to share a great little tip on how to cut a watermelon into cubes for a summer melon salad! I found this recipe idea on the blog “The View From Great Island”  via Pinterest (of … Continue reading

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“Shades of Blue”: Mediterranean Garden Dinner

Image – Williams Sonoma I can’t think of a more lovely combination of words than…Mediterranean Garden Dinner! I recently found this new arrival-Blue Byzantine, at Williams Sonoma for colorful outdoor entertaining.  Inspired by antique hand-painted ceramics, Blue Byzantine dinnerware showcase … Continue reading

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“In the Garden with Kathryn”: Annual Herb Festival

What  a fun day I had on Friday!  I make an annual pilgrimage to the Annual Herb Festival at the Asheville Farmer’s Market.  We are  fortunate to have a large “farm to table” movement in our area and the herb … Continue reading

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