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Friday, July 13, 2012

Ladies Night Gathering

Last evening I hosted what I hope to be the first of many
Ladies Night Gatherings....  a few of my favorite neighbor friends came to visit

We think it may become a monthly event, hosted at different homes each time

As you know, I love to decorate...the green, white and yellow theme was
chosen from the pretty hydrangeas that are blooming now.

Started digging and I came up with more green wares than I thought I had
Green & White Enamelware made for great ice and drink containers on the beverage table.
Lime Mojitos and Lemonade were served

The table I set for friends
a simple potted plant wrapped in burlap for favors to take home

Maygan made the Welcome Sign
I spray painted placemats for on the food buffet..burlap with a fern frond for a stencil

a buffet of munchies...Fiesta, Crab & Vegetable Herb Dips with crackers & chips
my friend Traci brought Chicken Wing Dip...a delicious Apple Dessert by Melanie and Pat brought yummy
Mint Ice Cream Treats from Skinny Cow!

 We have had a frenzy of wildlife lately..  I took this picture on July 4th..
note the big Gray Fox int the background along the tree line.  He/she was hoping for a quick lunch of baby turkey who the momma hen had safely retreated to the tree above.  The two large birds in the photo were trying to divert the fox's attention

Blessings Friends,


  1. That sounds like so much darn fun! Your pace settings look very pretty. Yummy drinks!
    Enjoy your day!

  2. Wow, your talent just never stops! heheh Love everything, especially the fern placemats.....what a great idea!! What couldn't be better than a ladies night with good ole'treats and drinks......any houses close by for sale.....I sure would love to be one of your neighbors! :) LOL
    Have a wonderful weekend sweetie!
    Hugs Mary

  3. Ahhh, that looks sooo inviting and refreshing. I'll bet ya'll had a wonderful time. Nice going Maygan on the sign :) I think a girl's night out is perfect for you and your neighborhood friends.
    Now that's a telling photo. Thanks for sharing :)

  4. That looks lovely it is so nice for women to gather. I belong to a women's group that has a get together once a month if we are good but every 2 months if people are busy.

  5. A night in with the girls sounds so fun.Hugs!~Amy

  6. Traci, There is nothing better then getting together with girlfriends... and putting some of our creativity for fun use! I better everyone had a great time! Oh... yes, that fox was hoping for lunch, YIKES! OLM

  7. Did somebody say mojitos??? ;o) Seriously....can I come next month??? What a fun setting - and love the cool, refreshing, color palette. Great shot of the fox and the turkeys....but are you sure that's a fox?? It almost looks like a bobcat or cougar from my view.... YIKES! You grow some big foxes there! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

  8. Sounds like a fun time! Loved all of your creativeness, especially the place mats. Blessings ~Sara

  9. Oh what a special night that must have been. I love how you ran with your theme, everything looked fantastic!
    Be blessed, Cindi

  10. It looks like you hosted a beautiful and fun one. What a great time to get together with the ladies. I think I need to host one:) It's been ages. Thanks for inspiring. -Steph-


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