Here at The Old House Attic, our Thanksgiving table settings are always a topic of conversation and have run the gamut from simple to elaborate.
While we tend to prefer much larger, ceiling-scraping trees, this one is just so perfect that its “miniature” stature doesn’t bother us. It arrived fresh via FedEx from Mountain Star Farms just before Thanksgiving. Continue reading
On a recent trip to the garden center I was on the look out for colorful mums and varied and interesting pumpkins. After many weeks of dismal weather, the garden needed some sprucing up for fall. But it was not the mums or fanciful gourds that caught my eye. It was a gigantic pumpkin sitting inside the cold house at Dan Schantz! Continue reading
On Thanksgiving Day we decided to try an experiment with some different dishes and ended up with a seven course meal. We called it our informal formal seven course meal since we were all in jeans, sweats and t-shirts and we ended up using the green kitchen dishes because they were a better match for the centerpiece than the Royal Albert Old Country Roses. Continue reading