Monday, February 25, 2013

A Blue Retrospective

First things first...We are truly blessed to have the means to set a pretty table and invite our friends to join us for good food and fellowship. I am mindful that many are not so fortunate. My daughter has a passion for the work of the Food Bank. As a singer-songwriter, she has written and recorded a song that is the anthem for the world wide Crop Hunger Walk project. Her song, "Raise Your Voice" is featured in their video. I've included a link in the side margin of my blog. I hope that it will encourage you to support projects in your community that contribute to the effort to overcome hunger.

I think that Marlis @ CREATIVE JOURNEYS has started something with her post last week on tablescaping with blue and white.  I've read comments all this week that lead me to think that we're going to see a boat load of tables in shades of blue.  I've decided that I'll join the fun, too.  Tonight I want to share a retrospective of my tablescapes in shades and hues of blue, my favorite color.  If you wish to visit any of the posts, just click on the title below the picture.  Warning:  You may feel like you've read a text book if you make it all the way to the end.  You may want to scroll quickly.  Here we go...


Blue Squared

Queen Sparkle's Tea Party

Tables for Two

Haviland Boxed Lunch

Simpich Pilgrims

Family Style

Lynton Al Fresco

Round the Clock Shower/Luncheon

Garden Friends Fix

I read recently that blue is the new trend color for this year.  For me, blue never goes out of favor or style.  Blue is my lifetime trend color.  Do you delve into adventures in blue?  I'm always happy when I run across a one of your lovely blue tables...consistently makes me smile!

Come join me at Marty's TABLETOP TUESDAY...always a great place to visit!

I'm joining Jamiann @ The Blackberry Vine for TUESDAY TO DO AND LIST MAKERS.  So many inspirational ideas won't want to miss it!

Wednesday is the 50th edition of Cuisine Kathleen's meme, "LET'S DISH".  I'm excited to be a charter member.  Pop over (pun intended for the Chef Supreme Kathleen) and join the fun!

Lots of great ideas to be gathered when you visit Yvonne at Stone Gable for TUTORIALS, TIPS, & TIDBITS.  Don't waste another moment...hurry on over!

I'm joining The Style Sisters for CENTERPIECE WEDNESDAYS.  Don't miss it!  

Thank you, yet again, to Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for hosting her magical meme, Tablescape Thursday.  I'll be linking my post to "TABLESCAPE THURSDAYS."   Hop on over and check out the myriad of marvelous tablescape designs, after 10:00 AM on Thursdays.  You'll be glad that you made the's a wonderful adventure.

March, a month of so many transitions...I find myself still enjoying a Winter eve's fire in the fireplace while looking with sweet anticipation toward Spring.  How about you?  With thankfulness for her dedication and efforts, I'm joining the multi-talented Tablescaper for her fabulous meme  SEASONAL SUNDAYS.  Hope to see you there! 

You can check out KC's music at, on iTunes, and on YouTube.  I hope that you'll take a few minutes and give her a listen.  You'll also enjoy reading back through her blog on this site.  The girl can really write!  Her latest CD is called "The Tag Hollow Sessions""  It is available on iTunes or through her website.  I hope that you'll give her music a chance.  I know that I have zero objectivity where she is concerned, but I think that you'll fall in love with her music and her!             

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