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The Dinner Party Trend to Expect in 2019

For Christmas one year, we got my Norwegian grandma a book by Alice Waters, 40 Years of Chez Panisse: The Power of Gathering. Alice Waters’ unique cooking style established a menu at her restaurant that serves the most delicious produce only when it’s in season. This reminded us of my grandma’s holistic philosophies in the kitchen and the Scandinavian focus on the joy of thoughtful gatherings. Inspired by the Scandinavian way of relaxed living and changes within traditional American practices, here is the dinner party trend to expect in 2019.

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Simple Fall Tablescapes with The Beach People

Finally, it feels like fall has arrived overnight! The sun is going down earlier, and nights are still warm enough in Santa Monica to entertain outside. There is nothing like a cozy dinner party with close friends, candlelight, and earthy tones to really celebrate community. With Thanksgiving approaching, you can put together some simple fall tablescapes to host a festive gathering by using things you already own.

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