All Saints Eve🎃 Tuesday Table Talk

Haunted house style was the inspiration for this table of terror. I started with fabulous black glitter beeswax candles, white pumpkins, and a bag of spider web material. I love the simple white of Kells. Versatility made this pattern the perfect choice for a dramatic black and white table scape. I layered antique silver pieces and candelabra for a haunted mansion feel. After all, witches prefer sipping from silver goblets:) It is fun to carry a theme into the details, and I loved the way this antique apothecary seemed to beckon, “pick your poison.”

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Make a Hostess Happy!

For the past few days, I have been enjoying a scrumptious bouquet, and a roaring fire in my living room. The first frost has visited us, and there’s nothing like a fire to warm the hearth and home.

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Silver Linings

While our thoughts are with those in the aftermath of hurricane Michael,  I am reminded of a trip I took south, in the days after hurricane Katrina.We left Nashville after midnight,  pulling a trailer weighed down by drums of gasoline and supplies. My husband and brother took shifts driving through the night, and it was morning when the three of us arrived to our grandparents home in Laurel, Mississippi. Shattered remains, flooding and power outages, describe the landscape in Florida today, and in south Mississippi back then, in September of 2005.

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GoldenThread ❤️‘s Game Day🏈

This may not come as a surprise, but I was a cheerleader. And you know we’ve got spirit, yes we do! Well, GoldenThread perks up when it’s her turn to host on a game day and here are a few “happy to host” touch downs! 

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