Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Dining Al Fresco!

I LOVE eating outside in the summer! Going out to someplace that has outdoor seating is fun and having it at home is even better! I found these amazing acrylic dishes at Home Goods weeks ago and couldn't wait to use them! I marinated some boneless chicken tenders and made a pasta salad and a fruit salad for a light but delicious dinner. I love the blue colors, the bamboo edge and the lovely design on these dishes!

 I found a navy blue beaded placemat, and a  rattan charger for my stack.
 My cream flatware is perfect with the dishes. I used papaer napkins to keep it very casual for just the 2 of us.

 The bowl held our fruit salad.
 These glasses are acrylic also! I LOVE them as they look so pretty!
 Pasta salad
 Fruit salad in an acrylic bowl too.


 My centerpiece is a plant that sits on the table all the time. The coleus came up from seed last year out in the yard. So, I put it in this pot, along with an ivy and this flowering plant and it wintered inside very well!


 I love my large cement like bird too as it is heavy and won't blow away:)

 The night was capped off with a beautiful sunset!


Thanks for stopping by. Have a beautiful day doing what makes you happy!
We had Colleen from Thurs after school til Sunday afternoon and we were exhausted:) But, it was so much fun. She fills my heart with JOY!!!
XO, Pinky

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15 comments:

  1. Oh Pinky, I love your plates and flatware, and everything including your plant and bird on the table. That sunset is also very special.

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  2. Saw these while browsing Home Goods today. So pretty! You did great with them!

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  3. Love your outdoor setting Pinky! To top the evening off with that beautiful sunset was truly a bonus....It's been quite warm here, even in the evenings. Glad you can have such a wonderful dinner outdoors and enjoy your beautiful surroundings!

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    1. Thanks, Shirley. We haven't eaten outside in a few days now, it is very hot here too and still 90 degrees at dinner time:(

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  4. Beautiful Pinky. Loving those plates. What a lovely place to sit and then take in the sunset. xo

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  5. Yes, I LOVE the tabletop too, but THAT FOOD !!!
    I want to come to your house right now !!!
    sending love,
    M

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    1. Marsha, I wish you could!!!!! I'd be happy to feed you!!

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  6. I love the new plates and complete table settings. Your pot for your centerpiece is just beautiful! Definitely a gorgeous sunset!

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  7. Those plates really are nice... and what a great outdoor setting for a nice meal. :)

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  8. Wow I am loving the ikat pattern. I was hoping to get to Home Goods today to browse.....now I know I am going and hoping they might have those dishes for me. Such a gorgeous table Pinky.

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    1. I hope they still have some for you, Christine!

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Thanks you for leaving your lovely comments. xo, Pinky

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