The table is set by the window so we can watch the snow fall from inside our warm, cozy home:
We are having salad and pot roast. I found a great recipe somewhere online that is so easy and delicious (see below).
The centerpiece is a snowman cookie jar that I have had for many, many years:
Many readers have asked why my dining room table has no chairs - I do have chairs, and we do sit down to eat!! I just don't keep the chairs around the table and this has to do with the way the room is designed, open to the foyer and the living room. I just like it this way.
I often use my large Mackenzie-Childs canister as a wine chiller:
And if you look closely, you will see one of the dining chairs hiding in the corner!
1 packet of dry gravy mix
1 packet of dry Italian dressing
1 packet dry onion soup mix
1 cup water
I put the dry mixes and water in a crock pot, add the roast and cook on medium all day. I add the vegetables about 3 hours before dinner will be served.
And for dessert? Homemade cookies from the cookie jar centerpiece!