There’s no reason that your feasting table shouldn’t be as fashionable as your clothing. Dressing up a table for a holiday meal makes it feel more special and important. I, for one, enjoy the traditions and rituals around special dinners and meals at the holidays.

Thanksgiving place setting
Yellow dinner plates from World Market (8 for $33 with coupon and 15% member discount); Green bird plates from Pier 1, $5 each. Purple flower napkin rings on sale at Bed Bath and Beyond for $.99 each then an additional 25% off in-store sale. Gold napkins from Bed Bath and Beyond for $1.99 each plus a $5 off coupon. Stemless wine glasses by Lenox were a wedding present, as were the tall water glasses. Green table cloth from Homegoods for $14.99.

Thanksgiving desserts
White cake stand from Crate and Barrel, a wedding gift. Glass domed cake plate I’ve had since 1995. Vintage Bailey Banks and Biddle dessert plates from the 1950’s were a wedding gift from a close family friend. Water pitcher is Lenox and was a wedding gift. Stainless steel Oxo wine bucket was a shower gift. Yellow table cloth from Bed Bath and Beyond for $12.99.