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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Mother's Day Fun

I had a great Mother's Day!  My family is so very thoughtful.

We started with brunch with our daughters and their families - I set the table - they did the rest of the work - a nice way to start a day.
 I decided on a lighthouse/seaside theme - the plates were a good starting point
 With a sailboat pitcher and sailboat glasses
 Napkin rings were hand made sailboats and leather belts (I only had 4 of each)

 Pelican Pete watched over the table - don't you love his shoes?

 The white pitcher in the upper right was a gift from Don - it has fruit on it and it is from the 50s       

 Add the delicious food and we are ready to eat

 And then the gifts - oh my.  A dozen roses, candy and a shopping tote with family photos on it.
 Yummm - and all gone!
 More candy - such a sweet day
 I'd never seen roses with pale pink on the outside of the petals and dark velvety red inside.
 A sweet bouquet of carnations!
 A pair of chicken salt and pepper shakers 
 Another beautiful bouquet - I just love flowers!!

And a hydrangea - it is a new variety called Angel's Parasol - the flowers are so sweet.  They start out green and turn a lovely pink.

The day and my family were wonderful!!!  I'm very lucky.

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eileeninmd said...

So glad you had a wonderful Mother's Day with your family.. The table setting is cute. I like Pelican Pete. Lovely flowers, enjoy your day!

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Looks like a wonderful time! And I love your new header with all the wild roses (which is the floral symbol of my province, Alberta). They're also a flower that was in abundance during my prairie childhood. Fond memories!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

What wonderful gifts and beautiful flowers! All of the food looks amazing too! I love your nautical theme. I have 1 sailboat glass that I use all the time. I'll bring it when I come for dinner! heehee! Sweet hugs, Diane

Pamela Gordon said...

What a great table theme you set for Mother's Day. It's really sweet. You got some beautiful flowers and I love that new hydrangea. Looks like a wonderful day for you!

Maureen @ Josephina Ballerina said...

So beautiful from start to finish!
I got a bonsai azalea via UPS. Looks like I have a new hobby. LOL!
:) m & jb

Kay said...

So much to enjoy! Beautiful table, great food, candy, and flowers. What's not to absolutely LOVE?! What a beautiful hydrangea, too. (I've seen those pale pink and velvety red roses. Aren't they spectacular?)

Powell River Books said...

You are so clever with your table decorations. Looks like a perfect Mother's Day. I didn't become a mother so mine was a very quiet day. - Margy

Julie Fukuda said...

I think I smelled those flowers coming on the sea breeze.

J said...

What a charming setting for Mother's Day! It's usually pastels and flowers that set the table. I like the nautical theme! You did very well gift-wise for your special day!
I had a nice celebration too - and then moved into the busiest week of the year with babysitting and a shower and baptism. It's nice to be done and be able to relax catching up with your posts!