Monday, May 13, 2013

Mother’s Day Lunch

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Hello all! I hope you had an amazing Mother’s Day!  We had both our mothers over for a nice simple lunch.

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I found the pink gingham in my fabric stash and used our new green placemats.  I need to get some other colored linens, but I have plenty of green!

I used some candle holders full of branches from the backyard for a low and simple centerpiece. 

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Our pretty new glasses look fantastic with a strawberry and some lemonade.

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My mother in law bought these chargers for her daughter’s birthday and stopped on the way over to get a few more.  I LOVE them!!  They add that perfect touch to the table!  As I was getting some last minute groceries I spotted the Ghirardelli Raspberry Squares and I think they add a perfect little touch to the place setting. 

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On to the food – I love to eat.  Pretty much my favorite thing to do.  I thought a while about what to serve, Mother’s Day always seems to go with brunch but brunch can be so heavy and it has been hot lately, so I wanted something light.  I finally decided on a salad bar.  Think this might be a new Mother’s Day traditional because I loved it (and I think my ma and MIL did too)!

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Red leaf lettuce, tomatoes, egg, cheese, avocado, snap peas, carrots, cucumbers, mushrooms …

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kidney beans, bacon, sunflower seeds, raisins (in the back), chicken, croutons, and croissants

It was a great lunch and nice to spend some quality time with our moms!

They are amazing and I am thankful to have them both around. 

What did you do for Mother’s Day?

3 comments:

Viktoria said...

How fun!! I wish I could celebrate mother's day with my momma... Holidays are always hard since I live 12 hours away!!

Sarah said...

Fun!

Jensamom23 said...

Your table looks lovely! What a terrific idea to have a salad bar. Yummy!

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