There are moments in time when entertaining is about something other than
the occasion or the season,
and that ‘something’ makes it perfect.
This is not because of the home or the table or the menu;
but rather, because of the people and the ties and history that bind.
On the surface it appears to be a simple teacher’s birthday group celebration
But for me, it was a chance for me to show these women (the 8 present and the 2 who were missing)
that I love them.
That many of my proudest moments in life were experienced in their midst
in the English wing at Sharyland High School
My messages of love were all tied up in
* the place cards I made with cardstock I found at the check out counter at TJ Maxx,
*in the book pages I used on the place cards (which I knew would cause raised eyebrows because teachers NEVER destroy a book),
*and in the colors I used on the table ( black and linen, and white) all based on the
It was in the fall colored flowers on the table and the new black chargers I found on sale at Hobby Lobby,
and we ate,
and then we laughed some more.
I asked everyone to bring their favorite
Fall Comfort Food,
and they did.
spiral sliced ham
hash brown casserole
green bean casserole
Sister Schubert rolls and butter
Mandarin orange cake
It was one of those perfect moments in time.