Monday, January 30, 2012

Tea Time

Things have been very hectic around here (not even time to blog!) but it’s time to take a break and enjoy a cup of coffee and a slice of lemon loaf.

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Part of our busy-ness was continuing to move my Mom’s things from her house, which is now sold. Since she had to down-size drastically, she gave us many pieces of china, and I received some lovely china cups and saucers.

I remember this cup and saucer  in a place of honour in her china cabinet from when I was a child.003

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A very unrealistic bird, to be sure!

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It seems I have quite a few Foley pieces…even my wedding china was Foley! They must have been a very prolific maker.

I am going to join in with Sandi’s Tea Time today…I can always count on seeing many other tea partiers…

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Boxing Week Sales

$5.99 on clearance at The Bay.... love them!
Do you check out the post - Christmas sales, or are you tired of shopping???

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Our Greek New Year Feast

Every year on New Years Day our immediate family has a themed dinner. In the past we have done Moroccan, Thai, French, etc., and this year we chose Greek recipes. We do all the cooking ourselves..many of the recipes are new to us, so the presentation may not be authentic, but..

It was certainly delicious!

Here is our son - in -  law, pretending a Greek pose:

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The table was very pretty:004

Chicken souvlaki:

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Spanakopita

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Lamb and rice

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Greek salad:

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Potato moussaka:

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For dessert, I made bougatsa, but I didn’t get a photo of that.

It was a great day with the  family, and more memories were made…