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The Holidays: 5 Simple Ways to Create a Warm Welcome for Guests

Beth Rice 16/11/2017

I still remember the special rituals my mother practiced to prepare for company during the holidays. She always needed a few trays of geraniums to line the front walkway and fill the flower beds. A fresh wreath from the local tree tent would go up on the front door. She’d start with the outside and work her way in until she was satisfied the house gave off a warm welcome. A little prep mixed with… The Holidays: 5 Simple Ways to Create a Warm Welcome for Guests

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History of the Pie Safe

Beth Rice 28/03/2017

For a good part of the 19th century, a very important piece of furniture sat in the middle of many kitchens — the pie safe. Also known as a pie cabinet, pie cupboard, pie chest, or kitchen safe, the pie safe helped to keep pesky insects, rodents, and dirt away from freshly baked goods. Origins It is believed that the pie safe was first introduced in the United States in the 1800s by German immigrants… History of the Pie Safe

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Three New Hutch Ideas: Going Beyond the Dining Room

Jayca Pike 29/09/2015

This blog post was updated on August 8, 2019. Extend the handcrafted grace of a solid wood hutch out from the dining areas of your home with these new hutch ideas. Related Posts The Holidays: 5 Simple Ways to Create a Warm Welcome for Guests I still remember the special rituals my mother practiced to prepare for company during the holidays. She always needed a Read more History of the Pie Safe For a good… Three New Hutch Ideas: Going Beyond the Dining Room

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3 Ways to Use A Foyer Storage Bench

Jayca Pike 26/01/2015

In truth, the foyer storage bench goes by many names: hall bench, entry storage bench, shoe storage bench, entry hall bench tree rack (okay, we made that last one up). Related Posts The Holidays: 5 Simple Ways to Create a Warm Welcome for Guests I still remember the special rituals my mother practiced to prepare for company during the holidays. She always needed a Read more History of the Pie Safe For a good part… 3 Ways to Use A Foyer Storage Bench

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