Fancy Friday ~ Creating Community

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Fancy Friday is a day where we share the ideas, art, moments and anything that strikes our fancy and inspires us!  As we have been reflecting on this year, we keep coming back to you…our guests, who daily,  pull a chair up to our Table.


We wish our blog had the ability to be more interactive,  (we are working on this behind the scenes…more to come!) but, until then, we want to dedicate this Fancy Friday to you!! We want to hear about you and get to know you better!

In the spirit of Fancy Friday would you answer or respond to the following:

1. What is your name and blog (if you have one)?

2. What is your passion?  Or what is your blog about (assuming you blog about your passion!)

3. Tell us something unique about you!

4. What inspires you?

To kick this off, we’ll start!

1. Kristin Potler…

2. I am passionate sharing meals with others, whether they are at my Table or I’m invited to theirs!  I love hearing stories and getting to know people better.  I especially love hearing stories of people who are pursuing their passions, because I get inspired by them and it sparks something in me!  I love that synergy and the experiences that come from that exchange!

3. I went to 8 different schools by the 8th grade.  My husband and I have traveled all over the world with our kids.  Between us we have visited and or lived in 9 different countries.  We tell our kids we think our ancestors were nomads!

4. Other people living life “out loud” (see #2.)…color, fabrics, paint chips, textures, art, travel (to name a few!)

1. Chris Ann…

2.  I am passionate about many things!!  I am passionate about savoring moments and reflecting on experiences.  I love to hear people’s stories.  One of my favorite things to do is linger at a table and have good food and better yet good conversation.  I love good tablescaping, preparing for guests.   I love discovering and experiencing places when I travel.  I love having a life adventure and this blog continues to reveal adventures, experiences and a way for Kristin and I to continue to connect on a daily basis even though we’re miles apart!  Who says a good dose of creativity, some perseverance and a good idea can’t go the distance!

3.  I have a Master Angler Award from the country, Canada.  If you come to dinner at my house, my husband will be cooking, he does the special occasions.  If you come on a normal night, he still might be cooking.

4.  The people, discoveries and experiences we have made blogging this year have inspired me!   The little things inspire me too… a pretty scrap of ribbon, fabric, a gentle breeze, a pretty view, a new experience!  Of course, watching my family grow and experience life continues to inspire me!  As I look toward the new year, wondering what great experiences are around the corner for my family, friends and this blog inspires me!

(This post was totally and undeniably inspired by Gussy!  Thank you Gussy for being a woman who constantly inspires us to Create Community and beautiful things!)


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