the coffee was brewed
We made the lavender sachets before hand out of old little quilt squares
We even made a special plate for Kate
My mom still has a few small sachets available here
I added a sash to a bunch of dried hydrangeas hanging on the swing
We fluffed up the outside pillows
....Arabella helped de-fluff for us....
picked a single hydrangea to put in this delightful metal flower frog of my mom's
Whipped up the spinach souffle'
and some Peach & Mango Parfaits
Peaches fresh from my parents trees-mmm
Yay our guests arrived!!!
Ruth & Tara with Kate
We missed you Connie!
These sweet ladies actually started out as employers....(dear oh dear they better not dig to deep to remember my growing up stage!)
my sister & I started helping Ruthie when I was 13 or 14. I remember many hours of ironing french monogrammed coverlets, rearranging the back room and helping with her boys then eventually working in her shop, Fleur De Lis off and on until I moved to Ohio 5 years ago. Then with Tara's family I started helping them when I was around 15 and babysat many, many delightful times. The same with Connie's family. God made these families into people that I worked for to wonderful Lifetime friends! We may not be in each others everyday lives now but I know that they are always there and I am always here for them.
Enjoying our time together-
my mom was with us also, just no pics! sorry mama
Kate helping with my babies.
was so sweet especially being as I used to help with Kate all the time