simple will do

with 1 Comment

IMG_2710IMG_2717IMG_2728

One good thing about doing things many times is that you begin to understand that simple will do. This time of year, white lights, white flowers, (from her date’s mom, how nice!),white candles, fresh greens, good to go. A few ornaments and some glittered nutcrackers dress the table.



IMG_2645IMG_2651

Youngest of six, high school date dance. Done this a time or two. 🙂

IMG_2637IMG_2639

Even served super simple food. Punch, chips, dip, and cookies. They didn’t really eat a thing, it simply looked and felt special. Way too much excitement in the air, simple will do.

After the drive down, made some simple dinner and sat among the cranberry ginger ale topped with a cherry glasses.

IMG_2725IMG_2726

One thing the chef talked about at Canyon Ranch cooking class was the single idea of keeping your oven at 400 degrees. Instead of adjusting the oven temperature, you simply adjust the cooking time. Much like perceived exertion when exercising, it’s really kind of a feel. Have been keeping that oven at 400 degrees this week, simple it is, simple will do. Cod, asparagus, tomatoes, all roasted, 400 degrees. (Not for baked goods, that gets more precise).

Every day dress, simple will do. Sister in CA messaged me at 4:28 am, ‘just caught the spirit – it always takes a little time but it’s good when it finally gets ya…

Love to all. 

IMG_2653IMG_2652IMG_2654IMG_2655

Style note: thinking all seven young women shortened their dresses with packing tape from the home office, how sweet.

photo

This is what was ordered in afterwards, thank you Dante and La Nova Pizzeria, huge hit.

IMG_2730

One Response

  1. Brook Avery
    | Reply

    Good one! I can relate to all of this simplicity – the packing tape hems really had me chuckling!

Leave a Reply