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Friday, December 13, 2019

Friday Five-ish

This has been a busy week, as the weeks leading to Christmas can be.  Part of the reason for the busyness was preparing a floral order for the wedding I'm doing on December 28th.  The couple are getting married in a greenhouse!  It's going to be lovely, and the bride wants simplicity.  I'm sharing inspiration photos below - red garden roses, lots of greens on tables, greens and baby's breath for the bridesmaids and the boutonnieres.  

1. Wedding Inspiration photos

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greenery bouquet with a touc of babies breath and white stock

Fresh greenery and baby's breath Boutineere wedding | Etsy

2. Knitting - I've finished the gold cowl and am well into the navy one.  I love this yarn so much. 

3. Breakfast Out - Not a great photo by any means, but Rachel and I sat near to the fire at Cracker Barrel yesterday.  I'm snatching all the time with her that I can!  Their fireplace is my dream!

4. I baked three dozen Cappuccino muffins last evening.  Tim and I always gift the office, of the company he subcontracts for, with some kind of treats.  Rachel has started working there doing bookkeeping, so she took them with her this morning.  These are the cute wrappers I used!

5.  This table on my deck is my favorite thing I've done this season.  This week I added lights and now it is perfect!

I hope you have a delightful weekend.  Tonight is Sarah's choir concert, she has a practice for the Christmas program at our church next Sunday.  She is doing Mary's monologue.

I'll be doing a bit of shopping while she is practicing today.  Tomorrow, I have nothing planned but you never know!  I love spontaneity!


  1. Oh, I love your post. So many lovely things. What a nice time of year for a wedding. The deep red roses with greenery -- gorgeous. And your cappuccino muffins sounds delicious. I feel inspired now. The velvety cowls looks so cozy and pretty.

    Wishing you a beautiful weekend. Joy in all your endeavours. Grace too!
    Brenda xox

  2. Sounds as if you could use a down day just puttering and enjoying your home. I know that you are in your element to be working on a wedding, even if it is so soon after Christmas.

  3. what a lovely wedding it will be - the floral inspiration is beautiful.
    that yellow yard - yUm. the recipient will be blessed with the softness..

  4. You're having lots of special and cozy moments during this Christmas season. Oh . . . and I suppose a little busyness too . . . helping with a wedding in the middle of this busiest of seasons! I'm sure it's going to be beautiful. A Christmastime wedding usually is. I'm glad you and Rachel are finding time to spend together! Hope Sarah's concert went well! (And maybe you recorded some snippets for us to hear?)

  5. It sounds like a busy season full of fun and festivity and I love your wedding inspiration! Pretty!

  6. Flowers look lovely. I didn't get much done this weekend, but did get to spend it with my best friend from childhood, which is priceless. Have a great week!

  7. Lots of pretty things in your corner. Your outside table is giving me ideas. The wedding flower inspiration photos are beautiful, and I know you'll do your usual wonderful job!


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