Saturday, July 5, 2014

Independence Day with the In-Laws

Happy 4th of July!  Every 4th, I wander around in the yard and pick red, white and blue flowers growing in the ditches, gardens, and lakeshore.  This year, lupines were the blue, geraniums were the red, and daisies and geraniums the white.

Stars and stripes forever.
A denim tablecloth, a burlap runner, and rattan chargers all brought down the shiny, glossy plates and chargers.
While they look gold in the photo, the star napkin rings are silver, as is the Pottery Barn flatware.

Cobalt blue Artland Iris goblets with 'fireworks'

My favorite 'everyday' wine - Home Grown.  I noticed last night that the little saying on the cork is:
Drink your Home Grown, Smoke your Bacon.  ha ha

Garlic baguette with hearts of palm/parmesan dip.  Glenna, your recipe was great!!
Chopped salad with onion, kale, red cabbage, carrot, blue cheese and bacon bits.

Cucumbers with dill, both from my garden - this year I am testing a variety called Patio Snackers -- two thumbs up so far!

Jet Star tomatoes from Bob in Memphis!  What a treat!!!!

The outlaws

Strawberry shortcake using my homegrown strawberries. There is nothing better than fresh strawberries in season!

1 comment:

  1. Another pretty patriotic table. I'm pinning your idea with the flatware on the napkin. Looks so festive!