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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Simply Breakfast!

This is what I like to call the kitchen table.  It's just a little tea cart, really only big enough for two! I love bunnies and keep them out all year round!  Although this is a simple breakfast table, I like to add candle light anytime I can!! I put a little ruffle around the candle and put it on a pedistal!  Romantic breakfast!   Happiness is something you decide ahead of time!!!

This is where Howard sits for coffee.  My placemats are large pieces of old cutter quilts, they hang down and are lapnapkins (is that a word)! lol  A cute pillow makes it comfortable to sit for a long time and drink coffee and enjoy looking outside! 

This frillier seat is mine!  I have a ruffled pillow and a nice  soft one for my back!!

I got my plates from an old friend at her yard sale!   The coffee cups are Hobby Lobby 80% off, the place mats are what I call pieces of cutter quilts, and the silverware is our everyday stuff!

This is the blackboard for the kitchen.   The message changes daily ,but today is the first day of kindergarten for Kyleigh!!

Here is our coffee area.

Sugar and cream.  The one on the left is a sugar server that my grandmother gave me many years ago!  I know the other one is a sugar server, but it has cream in it!  

These are part of a large collection of roosters that I have.  These are on the top of the hoosier right next to where we sit in the kitchen.

This is our 'table"  We were at a yard sale in San Antonio last year and this was in the free pile! Howard put it back together (it was in pieces) and here it is!!

You can see the backyard from where we sit!

You can see clear thru the house from the kitchen! First is the living area, and then way our there is the sunroom!

You can see the potting shed from the breakfast table!

This is on the refrigerator right by where Howard sits!

More of my rooster collection on the hoosier!

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  1. Hi Penny: What an absolutely charming spot for breakfast! I love your free table--wow, what a find and how nice that your Howard could put it together. I love all the little French influences that you used, the dishes are so beautiful--I just really like it all! Congratulations to Kyleigh for first day of kindergarten!

  2. There are so many things in your lovely home that caught my eye, beautiful.

    I love the plates most, such a detailed print.

    Thanks for sharing!

  3. Penny, Yr Blog is sooooo charming and thank you for sharing yr lovely treasures and yr latest and greatest! Love it, Suzanne Castellon

  4. HI Penny love what yo have done here, guess I need to get on the ball and jazz up our area. Thanks for the inspiration xo

  5. Penny, your breakfast tablescape is amazing! I love also your blakboard, plates, the coffee area...everything charming and romantic.

  6. Penny,

    I adore your blog! It's so pretty and feminine. How do you get away with all of the pink and floral with a man in the house?! My three sons would scream murder if I went anywhere near and thing pink for the house lol!

    That is a very beautiful breakfast spot. I love the charming little free dropleaf table. What a wonderful way to start the day!

    Cassandra from 'Renaissance Women'

  7. It's lovely, Penny! That cart makes for a perfect kitchen table for two. I love your whole kitchen!

  8. Hi Penny: Your breakfast area is so sweet. I love your roosters..Your whole space looks so inviting..Happy Thursday..Judy

  9. Love your little tablescape. Those chairs are so cute and love that ruffled chair pad!

  10. What a pretty breakfast table you have set. Love it all! xo Diana

  11. I can not get over how sweet that sitting area is. I love the black and white toile and transferware. Everything is soft and pretty. I love it!

  12. Lovely kitchen and beautiful chandelier!

  13. Hi Penny, I am a new follower from the Shabby Art Boutique linky party! Love your blog - please come on over and see me at The Painted Pear.

  14. What a delightful and charming kitchen. The tea table is adorable and the perfect spot for a breakfast for two. :)
    I love love love your pretty chandy...I want one for MY olden kitchen but haven't found one I can afford as yet..still looking.
    Happy weekend....
    xo bj

  15. O,and meant to say, I am having breakfast over at my place, too. come by for coffee and coffee cake. :)

  16. Penny!!

    So lovely!! Your kitchen is so darn charming!!
    I adore the black and white transferware!!

    Very Paris Chic!!


  17. This is so darling, what a perfect little space to enjoy your morning coffee...I am in LOVE with your bunny!!!

    I just found your blog and am so glad I did:)

  18. What a lovely way to celebrate going back to school for Kyleigh....


  19. What a charming spot for breakfast and such a lovely way to celebrate back to school! Everything is just perfect! I like the cup holder and the white finish! I have one that's about to get the same treatment! Thank you for sharing this sweet post at Potpourri Friday!

  20. What a cute breakfast setting :) Very lovely!

  21. I love your cozy and pretty breakfast setting. Wow, celebrating back to school, how fast it's coming for kids to go back to their learning activities again! Love the dishes and all the pretty and fun elements you've used for creating this charming table for breakfast.

  22. Your kitchen is so sweet - full of cute decorative touches to admire and love! So cute! Hugs, Leena

  23. What a pretty home you have! I love your little table - can't believe it was free! Everything is lovely. You and hubby must love dining there. Sounds like you have great views in all directions.

  24. This cozy little breakfast table is so sweet! I just wanto to curl up with a donut and coffee. I love that toile bun-bun!

  25. What a nice little place to sit and enjoy th view. Glad you rescued that cutelittle table.

  26. What a beautiful breakfast table. I love how you've decorated with all the things I love. Thanks for sharing on Simple & Sweet Fridays. Have a wonderful week!


  27. I would love to sit down to this cute breakfast table. It's so lovely, and the dishes are perfect. Glad you friend sold them.

  28. So lovely and so you Penny... just beautiful. Thanks for linking up at Shabbilicious Friday.

  29. Penny,
    What an adorable kitchen you have, dear friend! I love each detail! No way that table was in the "free" pile. It is exquisite! I am a one~of~a~kind find kinda' gal myself!!!Thank you for sharing your lovely kitchen with us!

  30. Some people can find the neatest FREE things. Love the look of your kitchen area.

    Cathy <;)

  31. Your kitchen is SO charming, Penny. I could happily sit and have coffee with you while peeking at all of your little knick knacks & such. Thanks for sharing with air your laundry friday! xo Jmai


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