Category Archives: Tableware

Spring Cleaning. Don’t forget the bath!

It’s Sunday and I could finally get some spring cleaning done today.  This time of year I love to have the doors and windows open to get some fresh air, but unfortunately that also means I am inviting a wave … Continue reading

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A Wine Trail at Home

It looks like we are going to have another weekend with fantastic weather here in Central Virginia.  One great activity to do here is to go on a wine trail.  Last weekend while strolling our downtown area, we stumbled across … Continue reading

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Cooking for the week: Pizza

I am absolutely in love with my bread machine.  It was a present to myself last Christmas and it took me a good couple months to research which one I wanted to buy and talk myself into making the big … Continue reading

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Cooking for the week – Lasagna

I don’t know about you, but I try my best to cook for the week on Sunday evenings.  It can seem like an all day cooking affair, but when you are as busy as I am during the week it … Continue reading

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March Madness

Did you complete your brackets in time for March Madness? There will be 50+ potential games to watch until a team is crowned the champions of NCAA basketball. Everyone has their favorite team(s) as the tournament progresses. My alma mater … Continue reading

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Sping into Color – Villeroy and Boch

Although most of the country’s temperatures are below normal for the start of spring, that hasn’t stopped retailers from bringing-out the bright colors, signaling warmer weather days are on the way. I went shopping the other day at a nearby … Continue reading

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Resolutions Solutions

Did you make any New Year resolutions? Or are you like me and don’t make them any more? January is such a popular time for trying to make positive changes in our lives. While I now choose not to make … Continue reading

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Wilton Armetale – The Magnificent Metal

How well do you know Wilton Armetale, renowned designer and manufacturer of high quality servingware and several of our most beloved and eye-catching collections? A privately-owned business founded in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in 1892, Wilton Armetale products are sold in … Continue reading

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Get to Grilling with Wilton Armetale Grillware!

Summer is upon us, and, if you’re like me, the idea of heating up the oven and / or stove for dinner each night just doesn’t seem to make sense. It’s hot outside, and I’m running the air conditioning, yet … Continue reading

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Portmeirion’s Newest Design, Hydrangea

GiftCollector has been an authorized retailer of Portmeirion dinnerware and serving ware for over 20 years. In those many years we have seen lots of new introductions for the beloved Portmeirion Botanic Garden dinnerware line. This year the new design … Continue reading

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