Monday, May 09, 2016

A Mother's Day Brunch Under the Silver Maple

 The girls gave me and the grandmothers (except for the one out of town) a beautiful brunch under the silver maple.

 The weather was perfect--you couldn't even feel the air. Nothing to distract you from these cucumber slices topped with cream cheese, smoked salmon, and avocado.

Roger was well-behaved and got to hang out with us for a bit.

 Having dessert set out with the rest of the food felt super luxurious. You could have it anytime! This was a flourless almond cake with a lot of chocolate and gingerbread spices. Oh yes.

 Abundant flowers,

abundant tea and coffee,

and plenty of green grass.

 Sullivan had his eye on the coffee cake and had one triumphant moment when he flapped up to the food table. He was quickly shooed down to the coop, where he announced that that was what he wanted anyway, so there.


elizabeth said...

how very lovely!!!! thank you for sharing with us! beauty is so needed!!!

Unknown said...

Oh that's very sweet,and very beautiful! Thankyou for sharing!

Melissa said...

Yes, very lovely.

Lisa said...

These outdoors feasts are always the highlights of summer; and how nice that you had all the work done for you!


Polly said...

That was a lovely gift! The flowers are gorgeous.

seashoreknits said...

How sweet and how lovely - it looks like the girls did a fantastic job!
Perfect hostesses and surely filled with love.
Happy Mothers Day dear Anna

Judy said...

Perfectly lovely!

Rose said...

What a lovely morning for all of you -- even if Sullivan did gate crash.

Polly said...

So beautiful, peaceful!

Carol said...

How lovely! This is the way that I would love to experience a day. My girls would never do anything like this. Those cucumber sandwiches look so good!

Simple Fascinations said...

What a charming Mother's Day idea!!! I totally love every aspect :-)

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