Wednesday, January 1, 2014

New Year's Day Brunch

What could be better than Eggs Benedict for New Year's Day brunch?  Hint: nothing.
While Kimberly was cooking, I set the kitchen counter for our informal brunch.  Santa was very, very good to A Graceful Table this year, and he brought some chicken plates for us to use, and well, since we were eating eggs.......
We started with the cute chicken placemats.

Topped the placemats with these rustic chargers by Certified International

Then added these fabulous chicken plates we found at Home Goods - each plate has a different chicken design.

Next came the bandana napkins and pewter chicken napkin rings
and the bandana plates to compliment the napkins and the plate's border
and finally, the Bloody Mary glass. 

Todd and Kim mixing up the Bloody Marys

What a brunch!  Eggs Benedict with asparagus, hash browns, and broiled grapefruit.  If you've never tried it, please do!  Cut the grapefruit in half, sprinkle with brown sugar and put under the broiler for a few minutes.  My grandma Naoma used to make this for my sister and I, so this was such a nice reminder of her.

The brunch bunch.  Bon Apetit!!
Chargers - Certified International
Chicken plates - Home Goods
Bandana Plates - Pier One
Bandana napkins - Pottery Barn
Flatware - Mikasa from Costco

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  1. Hi there! Stopping by from the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop at Katherine's Corner. I absolutely LOVE the roosters ;o) Beautiful table settings, I'm sure your New Year's Day brunch was delightful. If you get a minute, please stop by and visit me at my blog at where I have several craft tutorials posted with more to come in the new year. Hope to see you out and about at next week's blog hops! Nina @ Vintage Mama's Cottage

  2. Hi Nina! Thanks for the info and the link, I did try to see your site this afternoon, but was having some trouble finding it. I will be sure to stop in and see what you are doing!
    See you soon! Kathy

  3. Love this, the roosters the brunch and the happy showing in the photos. Thank you for sharing and joining in the fun at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop. I am leaving some hugs on your sweet blog

    1. Aren't you sweet!?! Loved joining, look forward to more fun on future blog hops.

  4. Adorable plates…… the roos and the bandana design. '-)