I thought I would share a few pictures of our Christmas dinner with you. We had a wonderful holiday...spending time with our kids, our parents, our friends...a truly magical time.
Ordinarily, I use a tablecloth to set a holiday table. However, this year we opted for no tablecloth as we love the rich warm wood of our dining table. So, instead, I used gold chargers beneath my china. Napkins with gold thread and gold Christmas Crackers completed the setting.
Christmas Crackers are a tradition in our house, and each of us wears the crown that is inside our cracker.
We also take turns going around the table sharing the joke that is included in each cracker. Each cracker also has a toy prize inside....the best was a tiny water pistol!
Have you ever seen Christmas tree cauliflower? I found this at our local farmer's market...it was grown locally. I couldn't bear to cut it up, so I steamed it whole and served it on a bed of carrot coins. This type of cauliflower is a bit sweeter than the white...I think this will become another of our traditions!
Preparing for the holidays took much of my time and energy these past two months. I am so looking forward to getting back to crafting and exercising my creative muscles! I hope to have lots of fun things to share with you over the coming months.