Of House and Home: Holiday Table Settings

holiday table setting

When I was a little girl, I set the table for family meals like it was my job. Well, it kind of was my job,  at least for the holidays, but I loved to do it! Eagerly referencing the Better Homes and Gardens New Cookbook table setting section, I just adored the various setting options ranging from simple to very formal and multiple ways to fold a napkin. (nerd alert)Much to my dismay, that section has pretty much vanished from the cookbook.

While planning our Thanksgiving table this year, I was nostalgic for the yellowed papers of the one owned by my parents since mine is a new version with very clean white pages and only one measly diagram on the topic. Alas, I was very pleased with how our table turned out, even if I forgot to put down the chargers for the meal and never did break out the crystal wine glasses.

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tuesday things

I sure hope you all had a fabulous Thanksgiving! We got a little bit of snow, but still managed to run the 5K Trot for Hunger. When the alarm went off, I wasn’t super excited to get up, but it felt great to work up a sweat before filling up our bellies. More about that later in the week, though. Time for tuesday things!

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