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What's In A Name?
Posted by Ann Marie on 7/17/2014 to Inspirations
When we go to the coffee shop and order a cup of coffee we find ourselves with a choice. Light or Dark? This simplistic choice is really a sad thing to hear, since the differences between those two grades is rather significant.
4 Super Spices to Turn Ordinary Cooking Into Great
Posted by Ann Marie on 7/1/2014 to Inspirations
So if you want to spice things up, in your kitchen and in your life, get adventurous with your nose and taste buds using the following aromas and flavors of these popular condiments.
Wedding Registry: Dinnerware
Posted by Ann Marie on 6/22/2014 to Inspirations
When you sign up for your wedding registry, one of the most important things is your dinnerware. Even if you aren’t big on entertaining, your dinnerware – both casual and formal – is the focal point of your table.
Different Types of Dinnerware
Posted by Ann Marie on 6/19/2014 to Inspirations
Purchasing a dinnerware set can often be an overwhelming process. There are so many different options available that it is hard to know where to begin the search.
Tea Time
Posted by Ann Marie on 3/31/2014 to Inspirations
The ever-delightful practice of having afternoon tea originated from the time of Britain’s royal duchess of Bedford, Anna. Anna enjoyed drinking tea and eating light refreshments during the afternoon at a time when the British were known to only eat breakfast and dinner.  Because it was such a novelty that was met with significantly excellent reception, the Duchess transformed the occasion into a social event by inviting friends, thereby creating a charming custom now known and practiced by Brits everywhere: the afternoon tea.
Not just Gucci
Posted by Ann Marie on 3/5/2012 to Inspirations
"Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy." --Bertrand Russell
The Food, Florence Italy
Posted by Ann Marie on 3/1/2012 to Inspirations
The Tuscan Table
Day 1 Florence
Posted by Ann Marie on 2/29/2012 to Inspirations
Lovely Boutique
Golden Pass
Posted by Ann Marie on 2/28/2012 to Inspirations
A romantic way to travel in Switzerland.
Le Menu
Posted by Ann Marie on 2/27/2012 to Inspirations
Farewell, Swiss Riviera
Hiking in the Vineyards
Posted by Ann Marie on 2/25/2012 to Inspirations
Spring in Switzerland
Posted by Ann Marie on 2/25/2012 to Inspirations
We arrived with Spring in Switzerland
First Stop Switzerland
Posted by Ann Marie on 2/23/2012 to Inspirations
Off to see a bit of the world...Switzerland and Italy.

Greetings from the road.  Our first adventure stop was Zurich where we landed and took the train via Lausanne to Vivey where we're visiting my husband's Swiss family.

Off to Find Treasures
Posted by Ann Marie on 1/25/2012 to Inspirations
New York, Deruta Pottery and more inspirations for the new season.
Meeting Rebecca Wood
Posted by Ann Marie on 1/17/2012 to Inspirations
Meeting Rebecca Wood
BOXING DAY
Posted by Ann Marie on 12/25/2011 to Inspirations
In Britain, Canada, New Zealand and some states of Australia, Boxing Day is primarily known as a shopping holiday, much like the day after Thanksgiving in the United States.
Happy Holidays and Thank You.
Posted by Ann Marie on 12/23/2011 to Inspirations
Reflections of the Year and Many Thank You's
The Holiday Shopping
Posted by Ann Marie on 11/16/2011 to Inspirations
Holiday Shopping inspiration from Ann Marie
Tea and Emma Bridgewater
Posted by Ann Marie on 10/14/2011 to Inspirations
Tea and Emma Bridgewater

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~Different Types of Dinnerware
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