Delighting In The Details

Setting a table like this one doesn’t have to be a complicated task at all. Start with a little advance work. When hosting brunch, the window of morning prep time can sometimes be pretty slim.  There are a few time consuming details which can sneak up on a hostess, if not carefully considered.

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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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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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Sail away!

My husband and his long-time best buddy have birthdays just a few days apart.  We have always made an occasion of celebrating them together.On one very special occasion for the two, their fortieth birthdays, we cruised the French West Indies, on a catamaran captained by my husband. We provisioned the boat, and set sail- to adventure, eat, drink and be merry!

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Sunday Lunch

About a year ago, I took inventory of a heaping handful of pieces I had written for different purposes, ie. magazines, newsletters or personal enjoyment. Seeing a theme, stories compiled, and along came GoldenThread.blog. The sweetness has been working on this project with my mother and grandmother-discovering just how the golden thread glistens with inspiration.

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Celebrating Time-Honored Traditions

This past Saturday, May 12th, we welcomed Steeplechase-goers to our annual race day breakfast.   This year, the event held special meaning, as we toasted to the launch of GoldenThread.blog!

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