With Thanksgiving approaching, our menus are set, and we are now focusing our attention on setting the perfect table. If you’re anything like me, you pull out those candle sticks or table cloths only to find remnants of wax that you just didn’t want to deal with last year. It’s not the end of the world! With the help of an iron and boiling water, we will break down how to safely remove that pesky wax. Within minutes you will have a wax free Thanksgiving!Read More
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As a kid, setting the table was sort of a right of passage for me. With about 25 guests to feed on Thanksgiving, it was an annual ritual to set the table the night before. Linens were ironed one by one, china was arranged around the table, serving pieces were counted and earmarked for each dish being served. Glassware and cutlery were stacked side by side, and last, but not least, the flowers were gingerly placed in the middle like putting the cherry on an ice cream sundae: we were ready.Read More