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February 21, 2011

Ice Cream Anyone (*2nd Posting)

Something odd is going on with blogger so I am posting this for a 2nd time
Hello and welcome to my 
mini ice cream party! 
I decided to go against the grain- 
even though  it's cold and wintry out
I am going to have an ice cream party! 
(Don't forget you can click any picture to enlarge)
We can either have the ice cream in a bowl 
or make a cone! 
 I found a can of some Chopped Pineapple- It should add a nice pop of flavor as well as some Caramel for drizzle...
I used only what I already had in the house rather than going out for groceries...but had I gone out I would have gotten whipped cream, bananas, chocolate syrup and maraschino cherries!
 I selected Strawberry Cheesecake for the ice cream...
I'm using my ice bucket to serve the ice cream from...
 Condiments include- shaved chocolate...
 Chopped pecans...
Crumbled up Chocolate Chip Cookies..
And of course some sprinkles...
 I ordered these dishes a while back from
One King's Lane.
The manufacturer is Rosanna- the black ones said Dinner Party on the box, and the smaller plates said Cioccolato on the box.
 These are close ups of the plates...
I thought they were so cute! 
I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice Cream!
LOL..my Mom taught me that one!


 And by coincidence these little ice cream bowls are by Rosanna too!
I've owned these for a long time, 
they came from what used to be
Marshall Fields...
I've eaten a lot of ice cream from these bowls!
I  had some fun playing with this tablescape...
 I used my little rooster juice glasses from Pfaltzgraff
The tablecloths are from a web site called
Bright Settings - they will make any size
you want and have a lot of fabric choices...
They made both the white and the 
checkerboard ones for me.


I used my artificial boxwood topiary for the centerpiece...
Just having some fun on this cold winter's day! 
I've also been known to make a summer type meal in the middle of winter...baked beans, potato salad, and even something grilled!  

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoyed it!


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and
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18 comments:

  1. Liz, Cold or not, I'm always in the mood for icecream. And with all those fun toppings we can really guild the lily! YUM! What fun bowls. I could get lots of use out of them!( love the table and surrounding area... and LOVE that plant!)
    Thank you for stopping by to visit. I am a new follower!
    Yvonne

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  2. Love it! Your post made me hungry- I think I'll go have lunch! What a great table- your dishes are so cute. Great idea, just turn up the heat in the room and no one will ever know it's winter!

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  3. What a beautiful way to eat ice cream. Loved the black and white check and all your pretty plates and bowls. What a nice set up, and bet the ice cream tasted mighty good.
    I'd like to rush right over!! lol
    Blessings to you,
    Nellie

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  4. Love the buffalo check tablecloth!! It certainly makes a perfect backdrop for the ice cream. Your bowls and plates are sooo perfect. Great table.

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  5. Hi lovely lady. I love your tablescape for a party with ice cream !!!! You know I love a party sweet lady.
    xxoo
    Diane

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  6. ANYTIME is perfect for ice cream. What a great idea and everything looks delish! Your table is perfect and so charming...love the square plates.

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  7. I could sit at this table and eat ice cream for days! I LOVE ice cream...much to my waist's dismay. I love the checked tablecloth...always a winner. Thank you for sharing your charming design. Cherry Kay

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  8. What a capitol idea! I really like the black & white checkered cloth instead of the red & white one might usually see! It dresses it up and makes it look a bit more contemporary. As for ice cream in winter...I will stand IN the blizzard chowing down on a cone! It doesn't matter to me, either!!! Have a happy week!

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  9. Looks super yummy and what a nice tablescape to eat it at! Take that Winter! I'm glad to hear I'm not the only one who makes potato salad in the winter!

    DD

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  10. What a gorgeous table setting! I love the tablecloth and all the black and white.

    I hope you will stop by and visit the linky party I am hosting. There are prizes!

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  11. What a fun table, Liz! Those "chocolate" plates are fabulous, and I love the bowls, too. I will eat ice cream no matter the weather! Thanks for the tip about Bright Settings. I'm off to check them out! Thanks, too, for commenting on my table this week.

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  12. It is always time for ice cream! I just love that black and white cloth. Thank you so much for the tip on Bright Settings. I've been looking for one like yours for quite a while and finally settled on napkins when I couldn't find one. Your dishes are just gorgeous. Ice Cream with style!

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  13. It's about 65 degrees here in South Carolina so it would be a perfect time for ice cream! Love your tablescape, but I am more interested in those black and white plates in the cabinet behind your table. You see, I have b&w curtains in my kitchen and I have been looking for a platter or plate to match. Do you mind telling me where you got them?

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  14. Yes, I would like some ice cream, right now if possible, and I would like it topped with caramel at your very saucy table!

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  15. Yes, I would like some ice cream, right now if possible, and I would like it topped with caramel at your very saucy table!

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  16. Yes, I would like some ice cream, right now if possible, and I would like it topped with caramel at your very saucy table!

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  17. Wow your table looks beautiful! I love the ice bucket as the container for the ice cream. It looks so elegant.

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  18. The tablecloth is fabulous and I love those plates. I can eat ice cream any time of the year!!

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