Sunday, October 5, 2008

The Morning After

Ohhhh...happy day! I figured out how to get my pictures out of my camera and onto my computer. I'm so tech challenged it's not even funny, I remembered I had a memory card reader stashed in my office and, ta daaa....even figured out how to get the thing to work.


This morning I was supposed to get on a ferry to go to a party on an island. But I just couldn't go, I've barely seen The Husband this past week. Last night we had a party in the barn (I think it went pretty good), there was a bit of cleaning up to do....but mostly I just needed to be home. The sun was shining, there were leftovers, there were yummy treats baked by a dear friend...I just couldn't get in the car and drive away. I needed to be home, I needed to wander around the farm and enjoy the sunshine


I wandered out to the barn in my jammies and slippers this morning, this little collection of flowers in their vases had been gathered up and was sitting on the bar. My friend Tami made all of the floral arrangements for the party, she has a couple of friends that let her raid their gardens, she picked buckets and buckets of dahlias....the flowers were so incredibly beautiful. The party was in our barn but there were a lot of other folks that worked really hard to make the whole thing happen. I made a big batch of pink cocktails and a couple of dishes, my mom made her famous stuffed mushrooms, Tami cooked up a storm, and Colleen made an artichoke dip that was so good I'll be begging for the recipe.





All the pretty vases gathered up and sitting on the bar...

Tami thought I wouldn't like this arrangement, she thought I would think it was too busy.
I loved it....
I think I took about ten pictures of it this morning.

I have more party pics that I'm hoping to post this week. I know Tami will be posting about the party as well...check out her blog on my sidebar, I think she's going to post a recipe or two, I'm tellin' ya - there was some yummy food. If you're looking for ideas for holiday parties you just might want to keep an eye on her blog this week.

7 comments:

bobbie said...

Very beautiful pictures! I'm glad you found the way to get them into the computer.

Mrs Parks said...

I love the party flowers, but I LOVE LOVE LOVE the new header!!!
Mannnnnn, I wish you woulda gone to the Island for the party... Then you could have dished all the Island going ons!

Dianne said...

Yep! the new header is amazing!!

Lori said...

Love the header! I ll take that in a 6 x12 for my bathroom!

quilly said...

That top shot is awesome! AND, did you pass up a chance to go to the San Juans? I would have gone in your stead!

Carletta said...

Gorgeous header!
The flowers are wonderful - Tami did a great job!
It sounds like you had a great time and I'm looking forward to more pictures.

tami said...

Woo hoo! Pretty pics. Love the header, that was such a last minute addition.