Family Meetings and Funerals.
With Family Blending Thrown Into the Mix.
Deep Sadness for All.
An Important Meeting Needs to Happen to Decide How to Proceed.
The Meeting Will Be At Our Home.
But How to Gracefully Do All This…I Take a Lesson from My Mom.
Serve Food. Lots and Lots of Food.
But Keep it Simple. And Make It Special.
Show the Guests that You Care.
Food. Yes. Food. Of Course.
And With a Plan in Motion, I Want to Teach the Lesson to the Girls.
Sometimes Entertaining isn’t about a Party.
With Less Than 2 Hours to Whip Together. From Shop to Table.
Simple yet Quietly Festive.
Each Costco Dish is Removed from the Plastic Container and Set Out on China.
Silver Serving Pieces.
Napkins Arranged Just So.
The balancing act Drink Jug is a tad wonky, but it works.
Hot and Steamy Outside, calls for a Menu of Cold Food.
Cold Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce.
Rotisserie Chicken Pasta Salad.
Croissant Sandwiches of Beef, Turkey and Ham with Cheese.
And Dessert. This Time a Pie. Peach.
Cranberry/Lemonade to Drink.
Coffee with Dessert.
But Speaking Volumes of Family and Love and Honor.
And Says I Care. We Care.
And We Will Get Through This. Together.
How Do You Handle the Tough Stuff?
And Bring Everyone Together?
Always Looking for that Bit of Magic.