Category Archives: Tableware

Best Christmas Cookies – Cookies for Santa Plates

Out of all the things I love about the holidays it is by far the making of Christmas cookies that gets me in the mood the most for Christmas. I love making cookies to give as gifts mostly.  Of course, … Continue reading

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Spode Woodland & Our Two Cents on Your Festive Fall Tablescape

A “tablescape” is defined as – “An artistic arrangement of articles on a table”. Creating your own affords SO much room for personal expression as well presenting you with an opportunity to mingle into your decor some of those seldom-used … Continue reading

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Top China Patterns – GiftCollector staff waxes poetic about china

This week our staff at GiftCollector shares what their go to pick is for china in their home and why. Jean – Merchandiser/Email marketing manager at GiftCollector for 9 years “My favorite china is Portmeirion’s Botanic Garden, which I have … Continue reading

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Summertime, easy living & Casafina Vacation-ware

Summertime for me holds the promise of sun, open windows, fresh air. Gathering & entertaining, squeezing in a little relaxation and maybe (if I am lucky) a well-deserved vacation, preferably seaside. Vacation means many things to many people… To me, it … Continue reading

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Types of Butterflies – Lenox Butterfly Meadow Dinnerware

Even people who dislike bugs can warm up to butterflies. Sometimes called “flying flowers”, butterflies come in all colors of the rainbow. Butterflies are one of the most treasured insects in the world. We love to decorate our homes, classrooms, … Continue reading

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Lenox Butterfly Meadow On Sale – #1 US Casual China Pattern

For many years Lenox Butterfly Meadow dinnerware has been the #1 casual dinnerware pattern in the US. At GiftCollector, we have many of the Butterfly Meadow items on sale at 40% off the MSRP. Butterfly Meadow has so many options … Continue reading

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Do you love Villeroy and Boch dinnerware?

Sale, sale, sale! We are yet again offering many patterns of Villeroy and Boch right now for 50% off regular MSRP. If you need to replace or add to any of your patterns now is the best time to get … Continue reading

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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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