Sunday, March 16, 2008
Yesterday I hosted our book club. It was fun to be able to be a little fancy for a change.
I used the beautiful china I got for Christmas:
Made this centerpiece:
(Almost had an aneurysm doing this to 3 dozen eggs for the centerpiece)
Made these place cards:
This was our appetizer:
Main course was this:
Drank Mint Juleps (my favorite Disneyland drink):
Oh ya - the book.
We discussed "March" by Geraldine Brooks, the story of the absentee father (Mr. March) from the classic novel "Little Women." I really liked this book and even though not everyone else in the group did, it did make for a great discussion. I'm so grateful for wonderful friends and the chance to spend a lovely afternoon together. Thanks to all of you for making my big day a success.
And a special note of appreciation to my wonderful hubby, who really helped me pull it all together, who was up at 2:00am the night before helping me set the table,
and even added a little color to my life: