Thursday, February 15, 2007

My photo valentine

One low-sugar chocolate cheesecake.

It would have been perfect were it not for the unexpected crunch of eggshell.

I'll blame it on the four-year-old.

One heart-shaped straw, ten cents.

One baby enjoying her first table food, especially green beans flavored with ham.

One table ready for a delicious shrimp etouffee from the Puffy Muffin cookbook. It was good. Really good.

Note the cute card from my husband. Wonder why that image appealed to him?

See how much better the apples look with a few sprigs of greenery tucked underneath? (Kicks herself for not doing that the last two years.)

6 comments:

thehomespunheart said...

So festive! What fun!

Kristi said...

Oooh, I am loving your plates and pretty napkins!! And hey, the Code Red Mt. Dew is perfect for Valentine's Day!!

Miriam said...

Looks great, Meredith. How was the etouffe? I got the PM cookbook for Christmas and LOVE it! The recipes are a lot easier than I was expecting and I know the dishes taste great. I love that place...my mouth is watering right now!

Copper's Wife said...

What a lovely Valentine's evening you must have had. Everything looks nice!

Candy said...

LOVE the cake and table setting!!

Meredith@MerchantShips said...

Also, Andrew set the table...hence the mixed up flatware!