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liasuz
I don't think the tablecloth is a real flag probably just a very close reproduction tablecloth. We have military flags from family and they don't look like that tablecloth.
   
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nickodemus

Summer is time for meals served buffet style! Give the butler the summer off. Ha! I have enough dishes now to serve 24 people on real china. Paper is so frowned upon by people today and I can't stand the dirty looks. I'd rather wash dishes and flatware. Speaking of flatware, and dishes, in the summer, nthing needs to match. I mix it up. Long ago, I bought 24 of every kind of spoon, fork and knife at a going out of business sale and they are at the ready when a crowd gathers. Sometimes in a crowd, there is a very thoughtful person who sees the cook has collapsed and they pick up the dishes and etc., rinse or wash them -- and give me the best hostess gift ever!

   
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nickodemus

Oh, i forgot! You can use easy to launder toweling for napkins, the brighter the better. Think fiesta! My mother would buy yards of light and bright terry cloth and make big simple napkins from this durable fabric. The towels take a lot of abuse from greasy barbeque sauced fingers, plus they are easy to launder. No ironing! No fuss.mgive the maid the summer off!

   

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