Thursday, July 9, 2015


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If you’ve visited my blog before, you know my love of china.


And how the beauty of the garden is reflected…

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…in exquisite man made creations.


One cannot truly emulate the beauty of nature…

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…but it’s so much fun trying!


Every blossom…

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…deserves its day.


God’s creations…

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…and those manmade.

- The Tablescaper

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Summer Blues

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Cool summer blues

Friday, May 15, 2015

Spring Blossoms

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Spring has arrived…

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Happy Mother’s Day

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Hope that you are celebrating….

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Spring Tablescape–Beautiful Blues

Spring brings us beauty.

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Beauty arrives in many ways.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Spring is coming!

It sure has taken it’s dear sweet time in coming…

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but spring is finally upon us!

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Easter Tablescapes

How will you set your table for Easter?

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Will it be full of light and sunshine?

Sunday, March 15, 2015


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Thankfully, the white stuff outside (well, at this point it’s all rather gray)…

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…is finally starting to melt.

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I am happily bidding it adieu.

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At the moment, I much prefer…

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…the whites in my home…

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…rather than the ones outside.

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Hope it’s melting by you too!

- Alma, The Tablescaper

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

St. Patrick’s Pub

It’s time to celebrate!

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Kathleen is hosting her annual…

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…St.Patrick’s Day Crawl at Cuisine Kathleen

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…so it’s time to get your Irish on.

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Perhaps, make a stop at the local pub…


…grab a bite to eat and…

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…raise your glass in celebration of…

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…St. Patrick’s Day!

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It’s that day of the year that…

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…despite your heritage…

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…everyone is Irish!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

- Alma, The Tablescaper

Monday, March 9, 2015

When Irish Eyes are Smiling

St. Patrick’s day is just around the corner.

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I love being able to bring out little treasures from season to season. This little vase was my Mother-in-law’s. Unfortunately I never got to meet her. She was a music teacher and far from Irish.  I imagine that this vase was a gift from one of her students. How special that she kept it through the years. How neat that I’m now it’s caretaker.

- Alma, The Tablescaper

Monday, March 2, 2015

A Winter’s Dream Table

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This winter that just won’t end…

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Winter Treats

Winter is far from leaving us…

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…and in the meantime we need…

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Snuggling In

Snuggling in on these crazy cold winter days has its blessings.

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We stay in our homes keeping warm and…

Monday, February 9, 2015


Such a wonderful week!

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Full of hearts…

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

A Valentine Cupboard

A truly love my home and the way I have decorated it however, I always wish I had room for a Welsh dresser.

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I love seeing beautiful dishes artfully displayed against the warmth of a Welsh dresser.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

A Snow Day

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Not too bad

Thankfully Snowstorm Juno was not too bad for us.

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We got about 11 inches of snow, on the low end of the predictions for our area. No complaints from us!