Johnson Brothers Game Bird Plates

Johnson Brothers Game Bird Plates

Game Birds by Johnson Brothers is a casually elegant pattern evoking visions of misty Scottish moors filled with bracken and heather. Johnson Brothers produced the pattern between 1953 and 1976, and typical of specialty sets, Game Birds features a number of different...
Table Accessories for Fall

Table Accessories for Fall

One of my favourite parts of setting tables is seeking out unusual accessories –  salt and pepper shakers, open salts and small dishes. I thought would be fun to do a post on just those, as people often ask where I get them. The answer? All over the place....
The Churchill Cocktail

The Churchill Cocktail

It’s always such a treat to visit Cliveden, a country house hotel in England, and it’s an even bigger treat when the visit adds a delicious cocktail recipe to our repertoire.  We scored the champagne cocktail, the Cliveden 66, on our last visit. This...