Monday, November 21, 2016

Thanksgiving, 2016 Table

It is going to be a very busy Thanksgiving weekend. We were not planning to have a Thanksgiving dinner here because we usually  go to my other daughter's house north of here but Scott, my daughter's hubby who lives next door is on call, so we decided to prepare a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. I set the table so I can do other things to prepare for the arrival of my friends from Natchez, MS, who will be driving a truck here to bring all the rest of our stuff from there.
 Then, my other daughter and her family will come the next day to spend a late Thanksgiving with us.

Anyway, I started the table with this tablecloth that I bought from Grand Cayman years ago.



 For the dinnerware, I decided to use my Johnson Brothers' "Brookshire". They were easily accessible from the garage.
 I love all the various feathered birds.
I bought the plate chargers from Walmart many, many years ago.
 I used a pair of pheasants for a centerpiece.
Flatware made by Spode, pattern "Woodland"




Turkey S & P shakers


Duck S & P Shakers






I took out the punch bowl because the kids enjoyed the punch I made the last time we had a party here.

Bavarian Tirschenreuth tea set for the tea mixed with the JB Brookshire cup and saucer set.
Thanks for stopping by! I hope you all have a wonderful and happy Thanksgiving. We sure have a lot to be thankful for and that includes all my friends in Blogland in addition to my family. Although it has been a lot of work moving, which is not even completely done yet, I am thankful to be near family now.
 
Thanks to the hostesses I am linking with.
 
Christine's Dishing It and Digging It
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Chloe's Celebrate it Monday
Ruth's Tuesday Cuppa Tea
Julie's Talk of the Town Tuesday
Tuesday's The Scoop
Marty's Inspire Me Tuesday
Home Matters
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10 comments:

Linda @ Life and Linda said...

Christine, your table is gorgeous. You are such a busy bee. I adore the china. I hope you and yours have a wonderful and blessed Thanksgiving. Thanks for sharing at DI&DI.

Vel Criste said...

Love all the greens and brown! I am sure you will have a wonderful Thanksgiving dear!

Beth said...

Your table is beautiful, Christine! I really love the china. You have a lovely home and are a wonderful hostess!
Blessings, Beth

Liz@ Infuse With Liz said...

Your table is beautiful! Those dishes are very pretty and I love the flatware you chose. Sounds like you'll have a big gathering. Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving!

Chloe Crabtree said...

What a beautiful table! Your dishes, and in particular that flatware is amazing! Happy Thanksgiving and thanks for sharing at Celebrate Your Story!

Christine Graves said...

Stunning table Christine! Every little detail is just amazing.

At Rivercrest Cottage said...

Christine, your plates are beautiful and perfect for Thanksgiving. Hope you have a joyful holiday.

Margie said...

I'm sure your family will be grateful for the pretty tablesetting. Happy Thanksgiving, Christine!

Crystal Grandeur said...

Wonderful table you have set for the Thanks giving day Christine. Happy Thanks Giving day to you and your beautiful family. Hugs Sujatha:)

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