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Dishing It Up With Sharon Insul—Vintage Glass, Real Silverware Give Summer Gatherings A Touch Of Class

Vintage green glass dishes and silver shine on a floral-patterned tablecloth.

Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018 – 2:51 PM

Come sit with me for awhile and see what I’m bringing to the table…

“Let them eat cake!” shouted Marie Antoinette — or did she?

The kick-off of summer fun is close at hand. Semester’s end is fast approaching, and for some, major milestones culminating with graduation ceremonies are but a mere breath away. For many, summer promises endless days of non-stop fun in the sun. A flip of the calendar page and backyard gatherings will be in full swing. Now I hear some whispering going on. Psst, psst, psst! I guess it is safe to say that you checked out the first photo here. Um hmm  … yes, those are reeeal vintage glass dishes sitting on my wonderful floral patterned tablecloth. Yup, real silverware and linen napkins too! Holy moly you are correct againOh wow— I am besides myself with joy. You all are reallllly paying attention. Wait shhh, not done yet. Yes, I agree that those dishes seem mighty small for a barbecue. Lol. What can I say? Oh please people, take a breath and read on.

For many, summer promises lazy-days filled with laughter shared with friends and family, gently morphing into warm star gazing nights long after glowing coals have cooled. Wait!—Hang on a second. Before you go star-gazing plleeeease focus your eyes on the second photo. Phew, I thought that I had lost some of you for a moment. Ahhh! Is that moaning and groaning I hear? Don’t you agree, that something so scrumptious deserves a beautiful table to set it on. After all, one can not live by the stars alone.

Now on Amazon – http://amzn.to/2chlCp4 – is Insul’s new book, “a collection of… Tableofferings™ from the go-to expert tablescaper” Available in E-book and hardcover.

For the children in your life, there’s the “I Am Sooo Lucky” trilogy about those adorable sisters, Emily and Abby. Available now on Amazon at http://amzn.to/2chlCp4. Amazon Prime members can read for free.

Sharon Insul is the former owner of the Beverly Hills boutique, Candle light and… 

 

 

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