I thought Hubby and I would be alone again this year but people involved worked it all out so that Thanksgiving is coming to us! Mr. & Mrs. Christopher, her parents and sisters... they are coming here and bringing part of the meal... and extra hands for cleanup.
I cannot handle traveling to their house but I can handle (as you know) setting a beautiful table with my collection of brown transferware (thanks to Kristi, I have plenty of plates!)... roasting a turkey and dressing... mixing up the gravy... and buffing and shining our home the few days prior to Thanksgiving with help from Hubby.
It is a good thing to have company once in awhile who have never been to your home. All of a sudden you see your house as you haven't for awhile... like how much clutter is sitting to be taken out to the garage!
Oh, about a couple of comments... I noticed the same thing about the font being harder to read since I changed the width. I think I fixed it this morning by just changing the font. If it is still hard to read, let me know.
My eyesight is not what it used to be so I completely understand needing easy fonts to read (and don't get me started on Word Verification, which can take me three times to figure out the fuzzy pictures they use). ;)
The plate shown on the Sunday Afternoon Tea post is from the Churchill Vintage Game pattern. Our Tuesday Morning already sells it at reduced prices. However, I stopped by the shop after Christmas last year and found a few pieces on clearance.
The bowls shown above (from a previous Thanksgiving) are from the Churchill Thanksgiving design. I bought them two or three years ago (also on clearance from Tuesday Morning). Since they were all that was left from that pattern, they sold them on clearance for about a dollar apiece!
The nice thing about transferware is that you can easily mix and match most of the designs as I will this Thanksgiving.
I won't be back until after the Holiday so I send out a prayer for a