fall dinner

November 04, 2013

The roses are from our garden.  These were picked on November 3rd.  I am not kidding! We know these Simplicity rose bushes are spectacular, but our warm weather has made the roses think it's spring and they are more prolific than ever.  I picked buckets of them!


Simplicity Pink from Jackson Perkins.

The pine cone embroidery on the napkins is so pretty.

I love spots of low candlelight.

Simplicity Red from Jackson Perkins.

I actually picked two baskets of the Red Simplicity.

AFTER I picked the roses, this is what our rose hedge looked like.  It is about ready to burst into big pink.

We had mom's beans for dinner.

Ina Garten's Macaroons for dessert.

My mom's recipe for slow cooker beans came in handy as we had been out all day.  When we came home the house smelled all ham and beany, very nice.  When I was little this was reserved for family dinners.  But with a green salad and a tiny sweet, I think it's nice enough for company!

Here are the shopping links and recipes.

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  1. Beautiful table! I love everything about, specially the dishes and the color of a Fall elegant setting. The roses are gorgeous and from your own garden...amazing! The food looks great too! I'm so glad I got to see this as I can't sleep and it's over 3am!!! Have a lovely week.

  2. Good Morning Kristen, Your table has been laid beautifully and the roses, well, the colour is so lovely. I cannot believe you are picking roses at this time of year..... but what a treat to be able to have so many vases of roses around the house.
    Your mum's recipe for beans look interesting and that is one of the things I love about slow cookers, the cooking smells which fill the house when I return home.
    Have a lovely sunny day.
    Best Wishes

  3. This looks wonderful Kristen....I must try your Mom's recipe.....I love slow cooker meals....as you say, add a salad and a sweet....it's all good!

  4. Your fall table looks so pretty. I looked at all the links very carefully and All are so nice.

  5. Dear Kristen, This looks so amazing, love all this pics, so warm and lovely.
    Anett, who enjoys reading in your giveaway every evening......

  6. Very elegant table!!!Plates are the best!!! Roses in November ? Amazing !!!! :)

  7. Lovely table. Beautiful photos.

    Wonderful to have you at Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

  8. I think the red roses in the two tier red vase are spectacular! What a beautiful table!


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