Monday, April 9, 2012

Happy Passover and Easter!

 Do you celebrate Easter or Passover or both or neither?  We happen to celebrate Passover.  I used my Portmeirion Botanic Garden china waaay back from when I got married.  It is my favorite to use for Passover because it reminds me of spring.   (Although my husband said that he doesn't like to eat with bugs on his plate.)   For the Passover Sedar you use a Hagaddah which is a book that leads you through the Exodus from Egypt.  We used the Hagaddahs our boys made when they were little guys, it was so sweet to see their handwriting from when they were so little.   My older son wore a kippah that was a gift from his friend who just signed with the New York Yankees, my husband and younger son wore kippot from the boy's Bar Mitzvahs.
I love holidays but the older you get you realize that you have to cook for two days and do dishes for two days after, and dinner lasts an hour...hmm...  Doing the flowers is my favorite part of any party, in fact I think of the flowers first, and then the rest of the details.  It was really fun, and my husband sped it up so it was the fastest Exodus ever!  My bestie Lisa H. brought a flourless chocolate tort with whipped cream.  It was soooo delicious I may never eat chocolate again.  Happy Holidays!


  1. so pretty! we also celebrate passover.. It is refreshing to see someone else that does. And not just more easter egg hunts LOL.

  2. I love the Portmeirion china! Your table setting is lovely and festive. What did you use for a runner?

  3. Kathe,
    The table runner is just white wrapping paper from the grocery store! I like to use butcher and craft paper as well.

  4. I love the added touch of mementos, you're giving your family so much more than a pretty table. Happy Spring!

  5. Sounds like a beautiful holiday event that your children will remember for years to come.