Cranberry Colored Fall Table for Book Club

cranberry color fall table setting

My book club met earlier this week.  Our fellow reader/hostess created this fall-inspired tablescape and lunch.


cranberry colored tablescape

table settings ideas for fall

Pretty china place settings with a cranberry colored table theme…

cranberry/red decorating ideas

As usual, she coordinated her hutch décor with her tablescape…


fall lunch ideas

chicken-stuffing casserole

book club lunch ideas

Chicken and Stuffing Casserole – this sure whetted our appetite for Thanksgiving…

lunch ideas for book club

Peas and pearl onions with bacon…

lunch ideas for book clubs

book club with food

All kinds of goodies in the salad like cheese, tomatoes, pea pods, tomatoes, and French fried onions served with a French dressing…

book club lunch ideas

Apple-cranberry crumble with vanilla ice cream…


fall themed book club

fall decorating ideas

fall decorating ideas

A glimpse at a few of her fall décor vignettes…And yes, she took the time to re-cover a couple of books with her own DIY autumn book covers


"Rosemary" book discussion

Our discussion this week was about the book, Rosemary:  The Hidden Kennedy Daughter by Kate Clifford Larson.

We had mixed reviews on this book – some highs, some lows

One gal has read many other books about the Kennedy Family and didn’t think this book was as well written as others.

The book is about Joe and Rose Kennedy’s oldest daughter, Rosemary.  Rosemary’s life is a heartbreaking story.  She suffered intellectually and developmentally from a brain injury incurred during her birth.  Joe and Rose Kennedy continued to seek and try various treatments for Rosemary’s disabilities with the last and most horrific one being a lobotomy.

We did have a very good discussion from the book about the Kennedy family, Rosemary, and mental illness in general including how treatments for mental illness has changed, resources for it have greatly improved, and family members are no longer hidden away.

Source: google images

Source: google images

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