"First things first...We are truly blessed to have the means to set a pretty table and invite our friends to join us for good food and fellowship. I am mindful that many are not so fortunate. My daughter has a passion for the work of the Food Bank. As a singer-songwriter, she has written and recorded a song that is the anthem for the world wide Crop Hunger Walk project. Her song, "Raise Your Voice" is featured in their video. I've included a link in the side margin of my blog. I hope that it will encourage you to support projects in your community that contribute to the effort to overcome hunger.
My dear friend Cindy celebrated her birthday in June. Five of us gathered to celebrate her special day at the games table in the living room. Come...join us!
Cindy likes high color, so....
Yet again, I've turned to a piece in my collection of tureens. This time I'm utilizing the Rosenthal San Soucci. The grocery store flowers are set in black tole jardinieres found at Hobby Lobby. I not only used them for my recent 50th high school reunion, but I plan to employ them again for another of my luncheons for my sorority sisters in mid-October.
The flatware is L'Argent Sophia, collected over time from Horchow and Tuesday Morning.
The Waverly beaded napkin ring, from Cuisine Kathleen, surrounds a Pottery Barn white linen hemstitched napkin.
Picking up on the colors of the floral arrangements, I chose the Waterford Simply Red goblet and the Bohemian orange wine.
Ready, set, done!
I continue to relish entertaining my precious friends in our home. I love that we can enjoy a relaxing environment with each other sans extraneous noises and interruptions that by necessity occur in a restaurant. Chez Entertaining Women would love to set a place for you at the table some day. Are you headed my way? Just let me know in time to set a table!
This week I'm joining: