Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Some small pumpkins line the porch
And mums are in the upstairs window box
I'll get a bigger pumpkin or two right before Halloween
to carve into a scary Jack o Lantern!
Inside there's enough "autumn" to make the house
look seasonal -- it's all real so when the time comes
to decorate for Christmas, it will be tossed.
No storage needed!
The dining room table
sports a cut glass pedestal bowl filled with gourds and pumpkins
A bouquet of flowers in a Waterford vase is on an end table in the living room
And the breakfast room table boasts another Waterford vase filled with autumn color
The back garden:
A pot of mums and a pumpkin on the table under the arbor.
Oh, there are fall plants blooming -- mums that have been here a long time,
Montauk daisies, garlic chives and live forevers.
Thursday, August 13, 2020
I resisted buying it but upon seeing Judy's, I ordered one as did Carol
Carol always provided tea for us and Judy and I and sometimes Carol would provide a nosh
But in mid July it was Carol's birthday, she was fond of Victoria sponge and I was intrigued by the individual sponges found in the Downton Abbey book.
So Judy and I decided that I would bring the Victoria sponge from the book and she would bring something else from the book.
Carol set a lovely tea table for us
And we celebrated her birthday in style!
The Mini Victoria Sponge's -- fantastic
Judy made the Ginger Biscuits
Yorkshire Curd Tarts for me
Lemon Drizzle Cake for Judy
Prince of Wales Biscuits that Carol made
She even bought the stamps to make them look just like the ones in the book!