Sunday, January 1, 2012

A New Year's Eve Setting for Two

Happy New Year!  We spent a quiet evening at home alone with some music, conversation, great food and wine.  It was a very pleasant evening!
Thought we would dine by the fire, but with a sixty-degree temperature, a fire would have heated things up a bit toooo much!


The roses were on special at Fresh Market, and they were so beautiful and such a great price, I couldn't pass them up.

I've been watching these salad plates (Galaxy by Sahura) for a year at a local antique mall.  When they were finally priced at half off, I couldn't resist!  They are paired with simple white plates with gold rims that were purchased at Pier 1 years ago, and a larger black-rimmed charger plate from a kitchen specialty store.

I found these champagne flutes in a closet still in the box, never used.  I purchased them years ago at Tuesday Morning, they are Vincennes by J. G. Durand.

These beautiful napkin rings were a Christmas gift from a dear friend.


After appetizers of cocktail shrimp, pecan-cheddar spread with strawberry preserves, and smoked salmon (I was full after this) we had a salad of romaine, strawberries, grapes, feta, and toasted walnuts with a blush wine vinaigrette, lobster tails, crab cake, and spinach squares.  Our wine choice was Sebastiani Cherry Bloc.  Too full for dessert!







First light of 2012!

Thanks for stopping by!    I wish much happiness, joy, prosperity, and good health to all in the New Year!

Linking up today with The Tablescaper

9 comments:

  1. Beautiful! I love the menu. Happy, healthy 2012 to you, xo

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  2. Hi lovely lady.
    Wow this is Gorgeous !!!! You did a Beautiful job putting this one all together for a Tablescape for two.. I love it all!!!
    I hope you have a wonderful New Year with your family sweet lady.
    XXOO Diane

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  3. Such a gorgeous way to dine and what a lovely dinner menu. I felt like I was right there with you. :)

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  4. Beautiful...Happy New Year!

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  5. What a beautiful fireside (without the actual fire!) setting for two! I love the sparkle of all the surrounding and background twinkle lights. Your china works so well for the occasion and the stemware.....bravissimo!!! I am so glad to see you enjoyed such a gracious New Year's Eve celebration. Happy New Year!!!

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  6. This is just beautiful! when can I come by! LOL!!! Happy New Year!

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  7. Just a lovely table and a delicious sounding menu. I love the sparkle and I especially love the lights on the table. I think it's wonderful that you did this for just the two of you. Dianne

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  8. Such a charming, intimate way to greet the New year! Lovely, lovely table!

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  9. Just the perfect way to usher in the New Year. Love your table for two. The food looks as magnificent as your table.

    - The Tablescaper

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