Shannon Philpott

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Fool-Proof Holiday Entertaining

Published October 2011: eHow Home

Fool-Proof Holiday Entertaining
Simple Tricks to Successfully Pull Off a Thanksgiving Feast

Article Excerpt:

Whether you are a rookie or a veteran at hosting Thanksgiving, making the most of space and seating while doting over décor can send even the most organized planner into a frenzy.

You don’t have to be a professional interior designer, however, to whip up elegant centerpieces and table arrangements. “Let your imagination and color scheme rule for a simple, elegant and seasonally perfect result,” said Gina Samarotto of the Samarotto Design Group of Poughkeepsie, New York.

With the help of fresh flowers and just-harvested vegetables from the garden, holiday planning can be simple and elegant at the same time.

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– Shannon Philpott
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