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Dishing It Up With Sharon Insul—Valentine’s Day Is For Everyone

Flashes of red and lots of candles for an intimate Valentine's Day dinner.
A red velvet cake is the perfect Valentine's Day dessert.

Posted Monday, February 4, 2019 - 2:09 pm

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

Your heart belongs to ? Hmmm … Not sure who your heart belongs to? No worries. I believe in waiting until your heart meets its match—buttttt, oh pleeeease—of course there is a but, isn’t there always?

But the but is a good one. Remember when you were a pre-schooler, a kindergartener? Noooooo? How about grades one through six when everyone handed out little valentines to classmates, teachers, mommies and daddies? Ahh you do remember—great.

My point? My point is that Valentine’s Day is for everyone. I see it as a celebration of special warm and fuzzy feelings, for many people for different reasons. So having said all of the above, let me entertain you with my take on Valentine’s Day 2019.

An intimate table for two in front of the fireplace covered with a floral motif needlepoint tapestry giving this table a feeling of intimacy. Flashes of red dishes, glasses, gazillions of candles and Red Velvet Cake fill this Cupid’s nest.

Did you see that flash? No? Look closer. Geez. Missed it again? I’m telling you it was just there! There. There it was again! You didn’t see it? Hmmmm—maybe what you need to do is set your table, so Cupid can sling those special arrows of love and romance for you.

Are you looking for a new twist on the same-old, ho-hum table setting? Well look no further . Help is here with Sharon Insul’s latest book, “a collection of… Tableofferings™ from the go-to expert tablescaper” Available on Amazon in E-book and hardcover –

For the children in your life, there’s the  “I am sooo Lucky!!!” trilogy available on Amazon. Book1 –; Book2 – and Book3 – Prime Amazon members can read for free.

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

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