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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Fifty Days of Easter Joy...

Well, we have really been celebrating the Easter Season and all the joys and blessings that spring forth from the Month of May:  Mary Devotions and May Crownings, Mother's Day, Priestly Ordinations and First Holy Communion!

Welcoming Hydrangeas on the porch
~ This Year's Menu ~  (looks a lot like last year's menu, and year's before, and ...)

~*~ Appetizers ~*~
Sliced deli salami with fresh crisp cucumbers
Smoked salmon with flatbread (croccantini) crackers
Calamata & green olives with feta
Roasted shrimp cocktail
Stuffed mushrooms

Easter Decor

~*~ Entrees ~*~
Green Salad (SIL)
Fresh Bread (SIL)
Lamb (couldn't find non-halal lamb early enough)
Deviled eggs (sis & mom)

more Easter decor...

~*~ Desserts ~*~
Fresh strawberries with whipped cream
Lamb cake
Home baked cookies, cookies & cookies
Heavenly chocolates

I borrowed the (above) Hanging Easter Egg decoration idea from Dawn at By Sun and Candlelight (great blog for resources on organization & fun, lovely & creative ideas).
one year since the house was blessed

Chocolate Sacred Heart of Jesus

ProsciuttoWrapped Asparagus

almost ready to put in the oven...

Coming soon:  More Month of May Joys to share... 

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