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Thursday, May 9, 2013

Breakfast on the Porch

H and I are going to have a late breakfast on the front porch this morning.   The sun is shining and it's 65...a beautiful day!

We can see the Cottage Trailer from our table...and watch all the people go by.  We live on a major street, but the house sits back from the road so there is not too much noise.

For the centerpiece, I am using a fairy garden that I made. I had enough stuff to make two ( show you the other one later)

I've had this music box fairy for a long time... 

but, I bought a box of fairy stuff at the auction Saturday for $5.


I got these dishes at a yard sale a few weeks ago...just mix and match...3 plates, 5 soup bowls, and 8 cups for $3

The lady that was selling them took my phone number because she said she had a bunch more that I could have  when she gets them dug out!

the butter dish was $1...

and the tea pot was $2.

We had a wonderful breakfast...see you soon!



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44 comments:

  1. Penny,
    The size of your porch is amazing and how I would love to have one like that!!

    What a sweet Fairy Garden. i did a very feeble attempt at one last year and will try to do better with one this year.
    Those dishes are the same type , but only in green, that i used in my hutch for St. Patrick's Day. I just love them.... The blue ones are so pretty. I have to get out to some yard sales. Maybe on Sat. since Joe and I are both off.
    I had plans to buy my annuals and plant this weekend but we will be having low temps. in the 30's in the mornings in the beginning of next week so I am afraid of frost....
    I will be off for 3 days and have a lot to do..

    I know you and your daughter would appreciate my little story about Nurses Week!! LOL!! My knee is still killing me!! LOL!!

    Hugs,
    Deb

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  2. Looks like a darling setting for tea! Thanks for sharing at Open House!

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  3. How fun Penny!... I love breakfast on the porch and yours is so pretty!... especially love your vintage roses tablecloth... xoxo... Julie Marie

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  4. What time will breakfast be served? I'll be right there. Love the fairy garden and the dishes. How nice for the lady to dig out some more for you.

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  5. Cute fairy garden. Love all your finds. The blue and white dishes are wonderful. I hope she finds the rest. You have a wonderful spot for breakfast. xo marlis

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  6. I want to be there! What a find on the dishes....and your fairy garden is adorable!

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  7. Wow, what a wonderful treat to start the day off having breakie on the porch with your hubby. Beautiful!
    Cheers,
    Char
    http://1epicmom.com

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  8. What time should I be there in the morning? :) I would love for you to share this at my linky party. http://hickorytrailblog.blogspot.com/2013/05/efforts-and-assets-linky-party-1.html

    Angela

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  9. How beautiful! Wish I was there also--

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  10. I ' d love to have a breakfast there!!!!Everything is scu beautiful!!
    Kisses
    Alessandra

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  11. Breakfast there would be a great start to any morning ~ Blessings

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  12. Oh, how delightfully charming! I adore all the colors you've chosen, and especially like that beautiful tablecloth!

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  13. So sweet and inviting -- love the tablecloth too!

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  14. What a beautiful porch and breakfast for two! I love your fairy garden and can't wait to see the other one! Thanks for joining TTF this week!
    Hugs,
    Linda
    Co-host TTF

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  15. What a beautiful porch, and the setting is Heaven! From the picket fence to the linens, perfect!

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  16. Love the china! You scored big at the yard sale. :-) Beautiful!

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  17. The blue dishes are a Currier and Ives pattern. My grandmother used those dishes for years at holidays. I am now the proud owner of them! Love the fairy garden. Gives me some great ideas! Beautiful porch!

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  18. sweet! love the centerpiece and the trailer ? in the background
    Jenna

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  19. Hi... just looking through the posts at Tootsie's site... I grew up in Vermont and porches were a big part of our social life. We now have a gazebo and deck, but I miss the ambiance of a porch loade to the brim with family and neighbors! Larry

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  20. Hi... just looking through the posts at Tootsie's site... I grew up in Vermont and porches were a big part of our social life. We now have a gazebo and deck, but I miss the ambiance of a porch loade to the brim with family and neighbors! Larry

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  21. Beautiful dishes, Penny! I love your fairy garden, too. I've been seeing a lot of them lately and it keeps reminding me to refresh the one I did last year.

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  22. The dishes are GORGEOUS!!! Great find!

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  23. So cozy and cute! Thank you for linking this up at Rustic Restorations Weekend!

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  24. You have really a beautiful vintage home!

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  25. Beautiful!! Visiting from the Blog Hop!
    Très bien
    from Love on a Budget
    redemptionisbeautiful.blogspot.com

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  26. How fun to have breakfast outside! Love the dishes!! Thank you for participating at SHOW-licious Craft Showcase!!

    Marti
    http://sew-licious.blogspot.com

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  27. Penny, your table is very inviting with your fairy graden. I love your Currier and Ives china! Patterns like that are so very charming and you found such a bargain. Thanks for coming to tea and enjoy your day.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  28. Penny, I love your Currier and Ives china! What a charming pattern and the fairy garden is sweet too. Thanks for coming to tea.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  29. What bargains you found, Penny! I love your fairy garden. I just put together a second one, too.

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  30. Nothing like a good bargain, love your fairy garden!

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  31. Hi Penny,
    such a sweet idea to make this fairy garden. The china is lovely and so is the setting. What a beautiful garden you have. Thank you for sharing.
    Best greetings, Johanna

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  32. The idea of having a little front porch to sit out on in the morning is enticing, especially when it's as adorable as yours!
    Liz

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  33. What a lovely tea on the porch! I have the same set of dishes as you. I bought them years ago at a grocery store. You got a great deal when you bought them! Blue china is always a treasure!
    Nancy

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  34. Hello Penny,
    Wow! I love your outdoor tea! You are way ahead of me. But soon, I am working on it. Your little porch area is so very charming! And I really do love the fairy garden in the center! You did a fabulous job creating that! It all works together so well and creates a feeling of peacefulness. You are a genius!
    Those dishes are a real find! They are unique in design. I wonder who manufactured them. Wouldn't that be something if this lady does call and you get the rest? Yay!
    Hugs,
    Terri

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  35. Thanks for sharing your pretty breakfast on the porch post at Project Inspire{d} linky party!! I pinned your post to our group linky party board! Heather

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  36. Penny, What a beautiful and relaxing porch to have breakfast at. I love that it's so inviting. Thanks so much for sharing at Simple & Sweet Fridays.

    Take Care,
    Jody

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  37. This is lovely. I am so glad to have seen it over at I Gotta Try This. My daughter is obsessed with porches and she is gonna love this. I hope you will come and share at my weekly party: http://www.tumbleweedcontessa.com/blog/whatd-you-do-this-weekend-15/

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  38. What a lovely breakfast. those dishes we had 35 years ago, we live in Ontario Canada and would go to florida for a week or two every winter. I had found a couple of the plates that you have Currier and Ives I believe and found tablesetting for 10 with complete teapot cups n saucers, bowls etc. at the Webster Flea Market. Didn't all come from one dealer, but all over the market. Was so much fun, the hunt was the exciting part. So your post brought back happy memories. God bless...

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  39. Hi Penny: You truly are a party lady. Thanks you so much for joining Tea Cup Tuesday. I follow you by email. You always amaze me, you are a very talented lady. Have a lovely week. Blessings, Martha

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  40. What a lovely place to have breakfast!

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  41. You have a beautiful home, and your breakfast set up was just darling. Thank you so much for sharing this with Saturday Spotlight. Hope to see you at this weeks party!

    April
    Angels Homestead

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  42. Such a sweet spot for breakfast! Love your miniature garden. You did good, some great pieces you have there. Blue and white dishes are so charming.
    We are just back from spending the week with my family and mom, we had a great time. Thanks so much for sharing at Amaze Me Monday, hope you'll pop over to share at this weeks party...
    Blessings,
    Cindy

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