Tuesday, April 11, 2006
Spring Linens and Light Lunches
With the warmer weather arriving here in Texas, my lunches are becoming lighter and very easy. Today was just grapes, crackers and cheese. Laughing Cow is one of my favorite cheeses for a simple lunch time.
Today's tea was Harrods fruit flavored Mango. My niece brought me back some of my favorites from a business trip to London not long ago.
Spring time Linens are bright white and cheery. Embroidered Linen pillow slips and a Madera blanket cover from Italy. Perfect for warmer weather.
Throughout my life I have been blessed by loving friends and family who seem to know just what to get me for birthdays and Christmas.
My find of the week has been the Smokey gray glass creamer and sugar bowl, with one plate. All found at Goodwill for $2.50. On a previous trip to Goodwill I had found the tea pot for $2.00. So one need not be wealthy to have pretty things around. The tea cup is from Stonewall Kitchens in Maine, found on the discount table for $5.
It is a silent sort of morning, sitting next to the wood stove in my rocker, watching the birds outside my windo...