Wednesday, September 24, 2014

FABBY: September Rosary Gathering

Hello sweet friends!

    It's incredible for me to realize we are at the end of September and October is just around the corner.

As most of you know I host a Rosary prayer at my house the last Wednesday of every month and before I can start planning is the the fourth Wednesday of  another month...the days and months just fly away in front of our eyes and before we realize it, it'll be C'mas season 2014!

Anyway, so much for that rhetoric about time. 

I've set two tables this time because we were fifteen. I sat nine in the big dining table and six in the breakfast table.

Ok, here they are...oh and yes; you are all welcomed to request special prayers, and it doesn't matter your religion, our Lord always listens!

Onion dishes in lbue and white. Hutschenreuther platter for cookies.
Dutch Delft blue and white centerpiece vase with small pumpkins and gourds.

Crocheted white tablecloth a heirloom from Alejandro's grandmother.

Harvest Pumpkin Chocolate Cake.
The recipe is at the end of this post, if you's great!

Bread buns to eat with cheese and home made jams.

The other side of the Dutch Delft arrangement with gourds.

The recipe is at the end of the post, if anyone wants it. I
 suggest you try it my friends, as it is yummy! There was not a 'crumb' left in the plates!

German teapot.

Vintage Chinese dishes. Lace beige table spread I bought last year on sale with a 50% off.

Later I served in the glass 'lazy-susan' cookies, a basket of buns, cheese and the home made jams you see here...and of course, Pumpkin cake.

This is a vintage Chinese set of dishes, besides the fact I have them for at least 30 years!
The teacups are so thin and you can see through them; hubby says they are called, 'onion skin porcelain.'

The pretty dish with small flowers is Minton and it was my Mil's... where I served some cookies later.

The gords are only to give it a Fall touch for the pic, lol..

The water station, as the ladies always require some water after tea time. The day was warm here today too.

Pumpkin Chocolate Harvest Cake
2/3 cups softened butter, (not margarine)
2 cups sugar
1 whole egg
2 egg whites
2 1/3 cups flour
1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 teaspoons cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 (15 oz.) can solid-pack pumpkin
1/2 cup water
3 tablespoons cocoa
1 tablespoon water

Heat oven to 350F.  Grease and flower pan; set aside. In large bowl of K. Aid, or whatever you have..beat butter and sugar until creamy. Add egg and egg whites; mix until well blended. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, pumpkin and 1/2 cup water; mix on low speed until blended, scraping bowl often. Increase speed to medium, and beat 2 minutes. 
Remove 3/4 cup of the batter and put in a small bowl. Spoon reserved batter into prepared pan.  
To reserved batter, add cocoa and 1 tablespoon water; stir to combine. Place spoonfuls of chocolate batter  on top of batter in pan. Using a knife, swirl chocolate batter, into pumpkin batter to marble. 

Bake 40 to 47 minutes, until toothpick comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan; remove from pan and cool completely.

Thank you so much for your visits sweet ladies, as you always make my day!

Thanking the lovely hostesses for having me at their great parties.


I will be joining:

Tablescape Thursday
Share Your Cup Thursday
Open House Part
Home and Garden Thursday
Creative Ways Link Party
What's it Wednesday
Thursday Favorite Things
The Homemaking Party
Grace at Home
Home Sweet Home

The Inspiration Gallery
Friday Favorites
Show and Tell Friday
Foodie Friday
Before and After Wednesday
Simple and Sweet Fridays
Cottage Style Party
Anything Blue Friday
Flaunt it Friday
Say G'Day Saturday

Friday Frenzy
Saturday Sparks
Show and Tell Saturday
A Bouquet of Talent
Share Your Creativity
Simple Saturday
Masterpiece Monday
Amaze Me Monday
BLUE Monday
Inspire Me Tuesday

Tea Time Tuesday
Tuesday Cuppa Tea
Tea Cups
Friends Sharing Tea
Show and Share
Tea Time Blog
Wake up Wednesday
The Fabulous Fall Linky Pumpkin Party
Wow us Wednesday
Vintage Inspiration Party
Centerpiece Wednesday