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Saturday, June 18, 2011

A Summer Coffee Wedding Shower

A dear friend's son is about to enter the world of weddings...today was an important day as several friends of Linda, the Mother of the Groom held a Coffee Shower at our friend, Pam's lovely home. The honorees were Walt and Farris.

Pam makes it look easy... everything was in perfect order......

The beautifully appointed serving table was covered with an Army Navy cloth.

Pam's home is older and exudes charm and character.

Upclose view of the centerpiece...beautiful silver container!!

We did it the old fashioned way...silver, crystal, and china.

Every detail was special...for the special couple...Walt & Farris.

Even linen napkins for each guest...when is the last time you had this treatment?
The menu included:

Tiny open faced tomato sandwiches...combine 2 c. mayonnaise, 1 c. sour cream, chopped green onions and bacon bits. Cut bread into desired shape, smooth on mayo combo and top with tomato. Easy and delicious.

Homemade quiche...no frozen anything would do!!

Blueberry muffins and their sweet counterpart, banana muffins peep out from under a lace lined antique container.

Sliced fresh fruit in a vintage cut glass bowl.
And last but not least...cheese straws. What self respecting southern bridal shower does NOT have cheese straws?

The happy couple and their mothers arrive! (And may I say, that I taught the groom and he is without a doubt one of the finest young men on the planet!!) Look at those happy faces.

Pam's house has many areas for entertaining.

The smaller dining area held a wonderful green birdcage all decked out for the occasion.

Lemon water, a fruited punch and water were served from this table.

I "sneaked" a few other pictures of areas of the house that I LLLOOOVVEE!

My friends are very patient with me and this blog business...they just let me do what I want and wink at each other behind my back...I saw you winking...I know who you are.

Living room paper weights...if you read this blog, you know my love of the things!

Another rosie arrangement.

After a morning of good food and the fellowship and love of great friends, I thought to myself, "You know...times may change, but it just doesn't get any better than expressing your love and affection for others by going the extra mile. I think the old fashioned way IS the better way. Really, don't you?"

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May all your friends be loyal ones,


Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

What a lovely party, and I know what you mean about friends and their teasing about blogs *wink, wink*


Ricki Jill

Lorraine said...

Looks lovely, I'm sure a good time was had by all. Happy PS!

Linda said...

The happy couple and their parents are so impressed with this. I would say this group of women definitely knew what they were doing when they planned this Bridal Shower. Words cannot express my feelings right now. You are the best friends a girl could possibly have in life.

The Polka Dot Closet said...

I love it, your right there is still a place for an old fashioned luncheon. Every year at the holidays, I pull out the silver and good china for a ladies brunch, it is so much fun!


Jenny's Heart said...

What a romantic setting for a lovely day! Everything looked so delicious.

mississippi artist said...

Lovely party. I still like an old fashioned party, not this paper plate and plastic stuff people use now!You can't beat silver and crystal and freshly starched linens for making someone know that they are special and that you cared enough to do this for them.