Thursday, February 2, 2017

Contemplating Spring Tables

   I don't know why, but when I think spring, I think of  table scapes ...  so I  am taking a stroll back from my  springtime posts  to  get some  inspiration!!   Whether  I  was planning  a Seder  meal  for Passover,                                    
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                or something a bit more  festive for Easter..
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It's  just  such  fun to  work with the colors of  the season!!                                   photo Passover2012013.jpg
I  really enjoy using  my    inherited set of Syracuse  china   for     formal dinners.. even if  they are planned for just the two of us...it's a time to bring out the Waterford, as well.
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Or,  I enjoy thinking  of a new way to use my mom's apple dishes...
how  about  apple blossom time..


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This is why I love to  purchase  gorgeous  fabrics and  create my own  table runners!
Homemade napkins complete the  idea!
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and shouldnt every apple tree  host a nest of bluebirds??
My mother's birthday was  in April  and we often were able to  have a lovely picnic  outside,   but  one year  we had the paper plates inside,   and the tulips dressed the table.
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Dining in  the sunroom was  almost like  a springtime picnic!
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Yellows of spring  most assuredly  inspire me..
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Especially, if there will be bunnies~!!
But truly, it won't be too long  til  I will be  thinking  Irish thoughts... 
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Although, now that I've  enjoyed an Irish breakfast,  this  simple fare will never do!!!
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Nay, it must include lovely  poached eggs,  rashers of bacon,  baked beans,  tomatoes,  and  slices of hot buttered   soda bread. yum...  uh, no, I will  leave the  black sausage  to  the imagination.
 Yes, now I am almost giddy with the prospect of all the fun spring will afford me...  

1 comment:

  1. Irish theme for sure-- too cold to think about spring yet, and st. Paddy's day is right around the corner!

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