Sunday, December 17, 2006

no regrets

We are feeling pleasantly plump after the third weekend in a row of good food, good friends, and, oh yes, Christmas cheer! Wait a minute. Is it just me, or are my pants starting to feel a bit snug? hmmm. Must be my imagination. What's that, you ask? Why, yes, I think I would like to try your gorgeous dessert. Oh, and yes, I do need a refill! - thanks! A girl could get used to this schedule. Good thing the schedule comes to a natural conclusion on January 2nd.


This morning we joined my husband's parents and family for a Christmas brunch, and tonight my husband's parents came over for dinner. This is how our table looked as I was setting it (incidentally, I don't know how to manage blogger so that my pictures fall into the text where I want them. Does anyone have any tips?)
We also exchanged Christmas presents with my husband's parents. Look what they brought us! This is one of a set of folding tray tables that I had spotted in a store back in August. I told my mother in-law at the time how cute I thought they were...little did I know...she went out and grabbed them up for us right then and there. Each table is a different (painted!) beach scene. They are so cheerful. What a wonderful addition to our cottage!

11 comments:

Lisagh said...

What a lovely and thoughtful gift! And your table looks delightful.

RaNae said...

Hi Meg that was so sweet and thoughtfull of DMIL the table is adorable. And your table setting is lovely.
RaNae

Marcia said...

Regarding the photos: When you are uploading the photo, choose to align the photo to either the right or left and the text will automatically flow around it. Text won't flow around centered photos.

Deb said...

Your table looks beautiful - sounds like you have been having some wonderful get togethers!

Leona said...

Your table looks great! Those table you mil got you are beautiful!

Jen said...

Oh, I heart your trays. When we eventually get around to finishing our basement I'm gonna do a beach house vibe and those would be perfect. Hmmm... maybe you'll be tired of them by then?

About your photos. I try to remember to upload all photos first, changing placement of the photos as needed before I upload them and then drag them down to where they need to go but not over. Every once in awhile I will have a photo that doesn't enlarge when you click on it and I have NO idea why but most of the time it works. That having been said, sometimes the formatting goes all funky after I publish and I have to go back and try to fix it. Sometimes I can and sometimes I just have to say FORGET IT!

East of Oregon said...

great gift! Happy start to the week:)

Kim - ScrapToMyLu said...

beautiful table. Love those dishes. Cute trays too. What a great gift.
No photo help from me as you can tell from my blog. :)

Meg said...

Thanks for the nice comments, everybody, and thank you for the picture directions!

thepreppyprincess said...

Love the plates. I am a big fan of MacKenzie-Childs and hope that the pieces I have that have been in storage for 3 years are ok.

I love a good beach scene on anything.

Monogram Momma said...

How wonderful! Love the McKenzie Child's place settings!