Friday, December 20, 2019

A Little Christmas Tea Time

Hello sweet friends !

I had a little tea time yesterday at home because of the delicious cake my friend sent me as a gift. She makes the best cakes, ever, she's a very talented baker and sells them from home to people that order them.

The dishes I used were made at our past Ceramic Co. I found a pretty Christmas design in a cloth and had it copied by hand by our artist decorated.

Wishing you a very happy and blessed Christmas dear friends.

Tea set and cup made back at our former  Ceramic Co., Monte Turi.

I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a fabulous new year. May God bless you and your families.

Thank you for visiting me, you always make my day !

Thanking the lovely party hostesses as well.


I will party here:

Are You Asking me to Step in ?
Christmas 2019 Link up

Saturday Sparks

"Anything Goes" Pink Saturday

Best of the Weekend

Love Your Creativity Link Party

Snickerdoodle, Create, Bake, Make, Link Party

Over the Moon Link Party


MMM #510 Block Party

Love Your Creativity Link Party

Monday, December 16, 2019

Nutcrackers, Kugelkopf and Fruitcake Luncheon Table

Hello sweet friends !

I had so much fun creating this table for a luncheon today. I have a collection of Nutcrackers that started several years ago when my mom gave me an adorable, chubby one with drums for my birthday in Oct., I immediately bought a tall one and then the rest is history.

I also added a German traditional 'Incense Smoker' hubby also gifted me on a birthday many years ago.

I was in the mood for some baking such as a 'German Kugelkopf' bread and a small fruit cake.

The 'German Kugelkopf' recipe came out of the Nordic Ware bundt mold I bought a few years ago.  It is very delish. I usually leave the raisins in Kirsch liquor the day before, or any other nice liquor of choice and I add walnuts too, in order to make it more festive.

Without much ado, here is my fun tablescape for this Christmas holiday.

I been meaning to create a Christmas tablescape with my Nutcracker collection and it's finally done for a luncheon for eight.

It all started with the chubby Nutcracker my dear mom gifted me for my birthday one Oct. several years ago.

Then I bought the tall one at your left and then the others here and there thru the years and now I own 9, plus a German Incense Smoker Alejandro gave me.

The Fruit Cake at your left.

My homemade Fruit cake. I mentioned I was in the mood for baking.

'German Kugelkopf bread' recipe that came from the 'Nordic Ware' bundt pan, but I left the raisins in 'Kirsch liquor' from the day before and add some walnuts as well to make more the bread more festive.

Alejandro warmes his piece of bread and adds butter and marmalade like any other bread and it is great too !

Thank you dear friends for your kind comments, you always make my day !

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


I will party here:

All About Home Link Party

Make it Pretty Monday


Inspire Me Tuesday

Tuesdays with a Twist Blog Hop

Busy Monday 396

Creative Mondays Link Up

Little Cottage Link Party

Inspire Me Monday

Lou Lou Girls Fabulous Party

Wonderful Wednesday Link Party

Keeping it Simple

Talk of the Town

Waste not Wednesday

Party In Your PJ's

Vintage Charm Party

Home and Garden Thursday

Tablescape Thursday

Thursday Favorite Things

Creative Inspiration Party

Grace at Home

Home Matters Linky Party

Saturday Sparks

Are You Asking Me to Step In ?
Christmas 2019 Link Up

"Anything Goes" Pink Saturday

Best of the Weekend

Love Your Creativity Link Party

Snicerdoodle, Make, Bake, Create, Link Party

Over the Moon Linky Party