It's Tablescape Thursday hosted by Susan at Between Naps on the Porch. I love looking at all of the beautiful tables everyone sets each week. It's a great way to get ideas. And each one seems better than the last! It's so much fun!
Since it is just the two of us and since usually we're not rushing off in the morning, breakfast is a leisurely time at Linderhof.
The paper (The Pittsburg Morning Sun), coffee, and finally breakfast.
My mother always set the table -- for the family -- not just for company and so do I. And I like a tablecloth -- it just seems to be more civilized when there is a tablecloth on the table! And cloth napkins, of course!
I prefer my coffee in a cup and saucer but husband Jim likes a mug. And my passion for blue and white is shown in my selection of my "breakfast room dishes" -- Johnson Brothers Indies pattern -- the wee pot and creamer (and a sugar and two cups) brought home from England -- the rest purchased after we built the breakfast room -- to be our everyday china.
There's always flowers (or fruit or herbs) on the table. The toast is in what husband Jim calls a "toast cooler" but I love the way it serves toast -- so much better than piled on a plate -- and it stays crisp (and cold!) A LeCreuset skillet holds a frittata for two -- and the only thing that that skillet is used for -- it's my frittata skillet!
I like walking into the breakfast room and seeing the table set -- it puts one in such a good mood to have breakfast at a perfectly set table.