I've mentioned before that I have some good friends from our farmers market. I had them over for dinner a while back. Well, on Thursday we gathered at Pat's house, for Kip's birthday.
That's Christine, Kip, and Pat. Dolls with hearts of gold, I tell ya.
Pat and her husband Dave have such a beautiful, relaxing, welcoming home.
Dave treated us with his chef outfit.
Pat set a gorgeous table, just for "the girls."
~ complete with flowers,
~ and balloons!
~ and champagne.
We all cook, and we have some fine men in our lives who also cook, so there's never a lack of good food in our homes! I took this photo of Pat's stove because her vent hood is about the prettiest one I've ever seen. Their whole kitchen is gorgeous that way.
We sat and nibbled on Christine's stuffed eggs with bacon on top. At the table, we started with my salad (strawberries, pecans, feta, red onion) and Pat's biscuits.
She made a delectable chicken cordon bleu for dinner. It was superb.
We finished with a light cream puff with a scoop of ice cream. Perfection! And isn't it pretty?
And we toasted Kip and our friendships and the love we have for each other. It's possible to get by in this world without deep, devoted friendship, but I'd sure hate to live that starved life.
So, to all the friends out there -- I salute you! Let us be friendly and spread the joy!