New tea towels from Trish Travis at Country Gatherings
The warm colors of the Chalk Deer Rug are always ready for this season.
Fresh green in the atrium is a cool contrast to all the warm colors inside. It is seen from the breakfast table in the kitchen and also from the long dining table in the next room. At night the atrium is lighted and adds drama to candle light suppers!
The already busy rooms do not need much in the way of color added. I am searching for some Indian corn to add on the table and on this cupboard. That will be enough for me.
How many years ago did Irene Gunn teach me to put a lamp always beside a cupboard? At least 40 years back. There is a lamp beside every open cupboard in this house.
The pretty candle wreaths come out each fall, they are pleasures bought from Eileen at Chappell Hill. Homemaking is an acquired joy, the sum of many friendships and experiences.
In that way also, I think of beloved family members each time I look through my recipe box. The faded writings of my mother and aunt are there along with the recipes shared from friends.. e