Friday, March 12, 2010

Pink Breakfast



My mother-in-law made this delicate apron long, long ago. I like to think she wore high heels with it as she entertained card playing, pencil skirt clad friends.



Watch out Dove bunny. You are going to be my number two bunny when I feel like eating delicious Easter chocolate loveliness. (She's safe for now. I'm not feeling it.)



Mmmmmm. Froot Loops and a nut brown egg. Lemonade, too. Today: SWEET PEA PLANTING! I know it's best to plant them on President's Weekend, but I completely forgot. Pink Saturday is a fine day for a good dig.
Have a fantastic day and weekend. I'm so delighted that it is time to spring our clocks ahead. It means longer days, warmer days. Flowers. Bliss.
If you want to scout out all the Pinkies, head on over to Beverly's How Sweet the Sound! Thank you so much for popping in today. I'm honored.

23 comments:

Mary said...

I'm planning on planting Sweet Peas next weekend. Your m-i-l's apron is darling. So sweet and feminine. I love your pink bunny egg cup, cereal bowl, ceramic basket and your pretty pink lemonade. Have a fun weekend and Happy Pink Saturday.

wayside wanderer said...

What a sweet apron. I love it's soft colors. I also like your new look. You are ready for spring!

Gumbo Lily said...

First, I saw those gorgeous zinnias at the top! I love zinnias!
Then the adorable apron. So very sweet. Not sure I'm into the Fruit Loops and lemonade, but the egg....yes!

Sweet Peas sound nice. Too much snow and frozen earth for that here, but I'm glad somebody is planting flowers.

Jody

Vicki said...

Hello, dear friend,
That is the sweetest apron that belonged to your mother-in-law, love the hearts on it. Have fun planting those sweet peas! Spring is just around the corner! Vicki

GretchenJoanna said...

Here the best time to plant sweet peas is in October! So I am *really* late...

sherri@lavenderfields said...

MMM! Fruit Loops are the best!! Love the little egg holder!! Too cute! Have a great PS! Sherri

Self Sagacity said...

Some people are just so creative! That is a lovely apron! :-)

Kerri said...

Oh sweet peas, yay! I'm lucky here, I can plant them most of the year. But I remember when I lived in Sydney how excited I was to plant them in March. Happy planting!

melanie said...

Yummy, yummy, yummy! I wish that Froot Loops were sold over here, I've always wanted to try them, every time I see someone eating them in a film, I think, 'oh, they look lovely!', do they taste as good as they look? xxxx

re said...

How lovely to have your Mother - in -laws apron, love special things like that.

Couture de Papier said...

Lovely post...Happy Pink Saturday!PS I am having a pink blog giveaway!

CollectIn Texas Gal said...

The apron is very neat and special. Sure do like your header! The crocheted heart is not that hard, but figuring out that Ribbon Thingy was a challenge. After the third one, I think I've got it. Love to have a crochet session with you! Come on down to Texas! BTW...have a great Spring Break and trip!

Left-Handed Housewife said...

What a beautiful apron! And the flowers up top made my day. I just came home from my walk and there are narcissus everywhere. I can't wait to start planting my spring garden!

frances

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Love the table setting for breakfast but that apron is to die for!
Debbie

Angela said...

Fruit Loops are SO cool - wish we could get them here!!

SusanB-knits said...

Lovely apron!
I love the flowers in your header. Good luck with the planting.
(I think I like fruity cherrios better than fruit loops, lol)

Maggie said...

that Easter bunny cries out to be eaten!

Happy PS!

In Shoes We Trust,
Maggie Mae
"Do these shoes Match this purse?"

Pam said...

Lovely apron. Happy planting today. I'm sure your sweetpeas will do wonderfully.

Happy Pink Saturday.

nancy said...

Fruit loops look yummy.. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Happy PS and have a great weekend. Nancy

libbyquilter said...

oh my~!~ the gorgeous flowers in your header really are like an infusion of spring sunshine~!!~

i'm having trouble getting my head around planting anything . . . we've continued to recieve accumulations of snow and the wind is blowing it into mighty sculpted snow dunes~!~ so no sweet pea planting for me . . . you'll have to show us those sweet tender sprouts as they come up.

the chocolate bunny looks yummy . . . i'll just have that for breakfast~!~lol

:)
libbyQ

p.s. thank you for the Walking on Water recommendation ~ i really am enjoying what it has to offer and can already tell that it will be one of those books that i keep close by and refer to over and over again. (thinking of you every time that i do).

Lisa said...

What a sweet pink breakfast! I really like it! I hope you ate something before the bunny! hehe
Happy Pink Saturday!
Hugs, Lisa

The dB family said...

It's funny. My When We Were Very Young book looks exactly like your -- except my cover is green. It's even in the same condition. I wonder I they published them in different colours over that year or if different publications years had different covers.

I love nut brown eggs and fruit loops! Not at the same time though :o).

Hope you had a lovely pink Saturday!

Blessings!
Deborah

Cindy said...

What a special apron to have!You have a great post and blog. I'm glad you stopped by so I could find you.
Blessings to you this week!
Cindy

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