Monday, 15 February 2016

Valentines Celebrations

Did you all have a lovely Valentines day?  Ours was a quiet affair as we don't really celebrate the occasion, although this post may suggest otherwise. 

The day started with pancakes and strawberries for breakfast.


We exchanged cards, well more of a one way exchange as we had said we weren't going to buy for each other, but I couldn't help myself.  Any excuse to spend money.


Then by the end of the day I laid the table for dinner.  


We don't eat at the table nearly as much as we should, more often than  not opting to eat off our laps.  I think I may just have to take note from Sadie at A Life In The English Rain who is making more of an effort to lay and style the dinner table more often, such a lovely idea.


Meanwhile James was in the kitchen cooking my favourite dinner.  Carbonara.


And to finish off, a favourite dessert of both of ours, tiramisu.  Perfect.


How was your day?

~ Gem x

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    1. Thank you, it definitely made a nice change to make more of an effort x x

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  2. Such a pretty table. Tablecloths and pretty napkins always make the food taste better!

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    1. It's surprising how much of a difference it makes x x

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  3. Your home is so pretty!!! Mmmmm, that garlic bread looks fabulous!!! Our day was spent moving so wasn't the best!x

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    1. Thank you my love. It tasted amazing, I'm so lucky, hubby is a really good cook. Hmm yes, I could think of better ways of spending a day but needs must I guess x x

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