March 11, 2016

HOPPY SPRING! Easter Brunch

           HOPPY SPRING!
        Easter Tablescapes are always
         so refreshing for Springtime!
Romancing the Home Easter Table: Loving the bejeweled bunnies.:
Bunny in a bowl table setting:
Happy Easter tags - (free printable)
SPRINGTIME is always a Magical Time!
"Spring Fever" is always a big part of that
special time of year, when all the trees begin to
bud, and flowers spring forth.
It's time to be inspired for a
beautiful, delicious
Easter eggs in cups with spring flowers on white...:
My Easter Brunch inspirations
normally come from my Pinterest boards,
Hotel Holiday Brunches, and,
of course, at our house,
with Inspirational snippets from
Southern Lady magazine:
I always adore their beautiful pictorials,
yummy recipes and great ideas for
tablescapes (my passion), and holiday décor.

...With More Scrumptious Easter Recipes
from our Stone Gable friends...
SCRUMPTIOUS EASTER RECIPES- A mini cookbook of Easter dishes!:
               This year our menu will include:
                    *Honey Baked Ham
                    *Potatoes Au Gratin
                    *Green Beans Almandine
                    *Roasted Baby Carrots & Beets
                    *Deviled Eggs
                    *Bunny Rolls
                    *Dessert Buffet with Family Faves
(Guests bring old and new Dessert Favorites...
           Just love a Dessert Smorgasbord!)
Lemon Cake with Edible Flowers Recipe:
    ...Gloriously decorated Easter Cookies...
       Remember those old Silver Trays?
       Now is the time to pull them out!
...Heirloom Teacups and Saucers
make great display & serving pieces...
Cupcakes in cups:
Rainbow Ring Easter Basket Cake  This cake is so fun to bake that you will want to make it your own and get creative with different colors!:
At our house, Deviled Eggs, are always a
specialty item on the "Mom, Make this!" list.
It is has been so highly requested, I have a
"DEVILED EGGS" Board  on Pinterest
with some of the tastiest recipes imaginable.
 Please feel free to check it out for some
great recipes your family and guests will love for any gathering.

          A quick peek at a How-To Pictorial
for Dyed Easter Deviled Eggs...

           More fun "Easter Deviled Eggs"...
   TIP:  Using an Easter gift bag and adding
Easter Grass and colored Glittered Eggs
with Confetti Ribbon makes a cute centerpiece
at the Appetizer Table...
                How easy & cute is this?!
   Family Easter Brunch at our house
this year will be with Easter Bunnies
       and Blue Robin Eggs...
   Using  an  Oval Heirloom Crystal Compote
shaped like a Basket filled with Irridescent
Grass and hand colored Easter Robin Eggs
is pretty mixed with Silver Serving pieces...
      Also using the treasured Family China
passed down always makes it special...
It's almost like your Grandparents and other
cherished, loved ones are there sharing your
special family times together...
Family Heirloom China @ Mint Juleps, Magnolias & Pearls Blog:
              Antique Limoges Soup Bowl... 
    and from Stone Gable, these Silver Pieces filled with Speckled Eggs & White Tulips...
༺Easter Colors༺:
  Pull out the Old Family Silver to use in your
Easter Holiday Tablescape like this one from
Jennifer Decorates... and don't polish it!
The trend is to leave it darker with the patina.
Easter decorating ideas - Easter wreath ideas, Easter table decorations, and much more!:
Antique silverplate gallery trays:
   Here is inspiration for your
        Mirrored Silver Tray Tabletop...
♥ love the use of the tray..:
    This is also a Silver Serving Beauty...
         Especially for Easter Mimosas!

      A DIY Easter Basket Centerpiece Idea from
            Home is Where the Boat Is...
Easy tips and tricks for building a blooming Easter basket! Good tutorial for creating a centerpiece with a basket using pots of flowers for Mother's Day or May Day too!  #DIY | #Easter:
       And last, but not least, the reason
           for special Easter gatherings...
Easter Decor:
    May the Joy of Easter Blessings be with
Each and Everyone of you and your families during this Spring Holiday Season as you Celebrate the Magic from our Creator...      
Easter Eggs:

March 9, 2016


Make a boxed cake mix taste like a bakery, cupcake edition::
#7, 11, 16, 17, 22 for sure, and 24:
For hosting a party. | 27 Diagrams That Will Make You A Better Cook:
Serving Perfect Portions || party portion serving guide:

Party Planning 101 - a guide for how much food to serve at your party based on how many guests are coming. #laylagrayce #entertaining by anastasia:
party planning checklist | | Complete party planning checklist to help you plan the perfect party or event!:

Here's a handy pinnable checklist to assist in planning your child's birthday party!  Click link to view printable version and see more tips for party planning. Shop for the most creative and exclusive custom invitations and matching party supplies.  CHECK US OUT!!  Think outside of the box, go big by going small.:
Wanneer begin je met het plannen van je feestje en wat moet je niet vergeten? Een checklist is wel echt handig!:
Serving Perfect Portions || party portion serving guide:
Party planning serving chart:
Our guide to how much to serve at a party:

5 Party-Planning Tips for Hosting a Healthy Holiday Party:
So you're having a party? Check out this infographic for amounts of Wine, Beer, and Liquor to buy for any party:
how much to serve:
And if you’re providing your own alcoholic beverages: | These Diagrams Are Everything You Need To Plan Your Wedding:
Great starter guide! How to stock a wedding with a full bar.:
How Much Food Do You Need? Get Your Catering Order Right, according to people who apparently know about these things.:

How much food to serve at a party - for more tips and tricks to planning party food  PIN NOW READ LATER.:
Our guide for hosting a large BBQ is great for graduations, rehearsal dinners and more! #DIY #BackyardBBQ:
Wedding Cake Serving Guide ‑ HEB:
Cake Serving Chart by - for weddings, parties and events!:
Ettiquette | how to proper set a buffet | Party Etiquette:
Buffet Setting. Come and shop at for your buffet and dinner party needs:
Image detail for -Catering Table Setup - Hotelmule - Hospitality and Tourism Industry ...
Buffet Tables:
Love the table skirt with the material on top of the table for the display!!! Great way to diy for catering.: HowStuffWorks "The Catering Plan"
Easy Wedding Buffet Ideas:
Clover Leaf Buffet Tutorial:  buffet service:
Get an at-a-glance look at the basics of creating an event floor plan / seating arrangement / table layout with this helpful infographic.:
Tablecloth Size Guide Infographic - know what size tablecloth to put on standard size tables for cloth the reach the floor.:

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  I hope these are as useful to you, as they have been to me.