Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Lunch, Creamsicle Martinis and Pointsettias

I had some girlfriends over for lunch and play today.


We started with a creamsicle martini:


My mother introduced me to this drink.  It's simply orange juice and Pinnacle Whipped vodka with some whipped cream on top!


I served chicken and salad, quick breads and cheesy zucchini medallions.


My centerpieces were fresh flowers, some from my garden, in M-C Courtly Checked vases:


I served 3 types of quick breads (all recipes in recent posts):


After lunch we played with paints and I showed my friends how to paint a pointsettia table mats...


I am lucky that I have a lot of counter space to "play on"!




And here are our Pointsettia masterpieces:


It was a fun afternoon with friends!

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10 comments:

  1. Ok, I definitely want to have lunch with you. This looks like so much fun. Thanks tons for joining Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

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  2. Well your table is delightful, those dishes of course are too sweet and then the drink I cannot wait to try, yay for mom...The black checks are just to die for and is always perfect for any occasion...Phyllis

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  3. I was so fascinated with drink and dishes, I forgot how much I loved the place mats, they are so clever and colorful, I will definitely try...Phyllis

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  4. What a fun luncheon. The table is really cute. I REALLY think you need to share the tutorial on those poinsettias though!!! I love them- xo Diana

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  5. I need to move to New York so I can join in your classes! What a fun idea!!

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  6. Your friends are lucky to have you as a teacher. Just look at that delicious lunch and pretty table you shared. The placemats look terrific.

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  7. You have a pretty cool mom if she introduced you to creamsicle martinis! I must try one!!

    Big Texas Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

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  8. Very beautiful, and those martinis look great!

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  9. What a fun party! I love the courtly checks as your tablescape basis. Your food looks delicious on the covered cake stand. Great idea to share your poinsettia painting with your friends! Have a lovely weekend!

    Pam

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