Just a Simple Breakfast for Me & You!

Today is a Surprise Giveaway! But, we will get to that in a little bit.

I thought you might want to come on in and sit down and enjoy a little breakfast with me. Let's sit down.

Here, I set a place for you too.

Ohh, thank you I think they are cute plates too! It is kind of nice having this pretty salmon table setting. It's a very retro/vintage set I found last summer while at an outdoor flea market. They only had 2 dinner plate, 2 saucers and 2 cups. But, that worked wonderful for me!

Let's take a closer look at these sweet plates. Isn't the design adorable! Now, I know it isn't exactly proper to instruct a guest to do this, but run your finger over the design. The white underglaze was covered by this design and then the salmon color was applied. So, the white feels recessed.

These dishes were made by Harkerware.

So, do you like these cute little weave place mats and the vintage piece of linen (yes, it is just a piece of fabric). I picked them both up last year at a little 2nd hand store. The piece of fabric and the 2 placemats ran me .85 cents. I think they work well with the dishes.

Oh, I almost forgot the coffee!

You can't see it very good, but the little creamy white fruit compote dishes have raised grapes and vines design to them. The design is also in the inside. They were made in 1969. I have a set of 6 of them.

Let me get us some orange juice. Don't these vintage Pyrex carafes just take you back? I love using them.

I have my wonderful bargain square striped charger plate in the pretty sherbet colors (I got 2 of them for .08 cents each!!). On top of them I placed a pretty pink depression glass square plate.

Let's fill those pretty fruit dishes up with some peaches.

Can you smell those sweet rolls? Oh YUM! I think we are all ready to sit down for our breakfast. Just a little something simple this morning.


DELISH!! Don't they look yummy? Well, since you can't be here with me in real life, I want you to enjoy an easy yummy breakfast too! The awesome folks at Pillsbury are offering one of my readers a coupon for a free package of these yummy sweet rolls!

To start the week off right, take time out to create a sweet Sunday morning moment with your family with Pillsbury Orange Sweet Rolls.

Pillsbury, through the good folks at MyBlogSpark, want you to create memories with your family and would like to offer one of you the chance to win the free sweet rolls and a fun photo album gift pack.

I received the coupon and album as well. I like this style of album, easy to change out pictures and it doesn't take up a lot of room.

This giveaway runs from now until March 14, 2010 (Sunday)at midnight EST. Random.org will choose the winner and I will notify you my email that you won.

Just write in your comment whether you would like to be entered or not. That's it!

I hope you enjoyed this little breakfast table I set for you!

I am joining a wonderful trio of blog parties today.

"Coloradolady" for Vintage Thingie Thursday"

"Tales From Bloggeritaville" for Thrifty Thursday

"Between Naps on the Porch" for Tablescape Thursday

Don't forget this week's giveaway! These beautiful set of 4 salad plates!!

Disclaimer: I received the gift pack (pictured above) to try free . All opinions are my own. I received no other form of compensation.

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  1. Please enter me in your Pillsbury Giveaway. :o) Thanks! The breakfast tablescape looks very grand and elegant.

  2. Love the depression glass the best. grat post. Sure, enter me in your giveaway.

  3. I love retro dishes and these are fabulous! The fabric is perfect. I'd love to be entered- thank you!
    xoxo Pattie

  4. Those plates are amazing! And the 8 cent plates win the award for thriftiest ever, if you ask me. Sure, I'd love to try orange rolls, so thanks for entering me!

  5. I LOVE LOVE those dishes. Can not believe those really cute stripped chargers...wow. Ok I'm ready for breakfast! I would love those yummy Pillsbury sweet rolls! Enter me please!

  6. Oh Diann Sweetie...
    I adore this table setting. It is just beautiful and serene. Those plates are so pretty, and I loved running my fingers over them. Shhh, don't tell anyone though.

    Your little sherbert cups were so cute, and I love the grapevine pattern on the sides. That is just down right beautiful.

    I love pink dishes and that square depression glass plate is DDG. I love it. Thank you for sharing it with us. So beautiful.

    Please add my name to your giveaway. I love Pillsbury rolls and who wouldn't love a photo album? Thank you so much for the opportunity. Have a beautiful evening sweetie. Country hugs and much love...Sherry

  7. I really like the cutwork effect on these. Very unusual........and so is the color.

  8. The table is lovely. The dishes are so unique. Love the striped plate also.

  9. Beautiful dishes...very unique cutouts on the plates. I love the striped chargers, they will be great for Easter with all those soft colors.
    Those are really cute giveaway plates, perfect for spring.

  10. Love your vintage look today -- I really love vintage dishes and linens -- but then I guess, I'm sort of "vintage" myself!

  11. I loved your breakfast table. Such beautiful dishes. Very inviting. And I'd love to be entered in your sweet giveaway :-)


  12. Hi Diann,
    Thank you for breakfast. Everything was wonderful and the tablescape was gorgeous. I loved your sweet pink plates,and oh my!! how I would love to find two of them for my very own.
    Everything was just perfect..Happy VTT,have a lovely weekend.

  13. I love the rose color. Beautiful 8 cent plates. Such an inviting table setting. Throw my name in the hat, please, and thank you very much.

  14. I love the breakfast table. Thanks for describing the glaze on the plates--love stuff like that. I can't have cinnamon rolls anymore due to gluten, but they sure look good!

  15. Another fun table setting. I especially like the fruit compotes, I just love the flaired top!

  16. Fun retro dishes! The table setting turned out beautifully!

  17. What beautiful dishes you have & so very unusual. Depression glass is getting more & more difficult to find & pricey too.
    I would love to enter your give away but I am not very lucky! Or "tinny" we say in Australia.

  18. Beautiful table but I'll have to pass on the cinnamon roll. I haven't struggled to lose 34 pounds for nothing! My weakness is cakes and cookies. They do smell good though!

  19. Thank you for a lovely breakfast. The table was beautifully set!

  20. What a wonderful table setting...and I love the dishes, the colors are so pretty. I would have bought them too, two plates is just fine by me!! Great post today, full of lovely things. Please enter me in your giveaway! Have a wonderful VTT!

  21. That is a beautiful table setting. I love the plates! :)

  22. Diann, That's a beautiful table! I love the depression glass and your salmon colored china! I would also like to be entered in your giveaway and thanks for the opportunity.

  23. This is just so pretty and I had to sigh when I saw the pink depression glass! Lovely!

  24. Gorgeous. How cheerful and inviting. I love all of your dishes and the pink depression glass is gorgeous. Beautiful table. Hugs, Marty

  25. Mornin' sweet friend...

    Ohhh...what a lovely breakfast table you've set for us, sweet lady! I just adore it...love all that pretty salmon color!!! Girlfriend, I've never seen that type of dishware before but it's absolutely gorgeous! Of course, I love the pretty salmon color but the way they did that pretty pattern...recessed...is just fabulous! The pattern itself has sort of a "Dutch" design or maybe Scandanavian? Love it! Ohhh...and your little fruit compotes are fabulous! I would just love having a set like that...have never seen anything like them before! I love your table linens...you're so right about that pretty vintage fabric with the little salmon colored roses being sooo perfect! And the lacy mats are gorgeous too! Of course, I just adore the pink depression glass! You know I have that same plate...it belonged to my sweet Grandma! I think they do lean more toward the salmon colors than the pinks! Hmmm...you have my tablescaping wheels turning now! Hehe! Anyway, the breakfast looks divine! Thank you so much for sharing your fabulous table with us...and that great breakfast!

    I also wanted to thank you for coming by and taking a peek at my Birds of a Feather tablescape and for leaving me such a sweet note! Thank you, sweet friend!

    Ohh yes, I would love for you to enter me in your sweet giveaway! Hehe...I always buy Pillsbury cinnamon rolls...we love them! And I'd just love that photo album! Thank you so much for doing this sweet giveaway for us...and a big thank you to Pillsbury as well!

    Warmest wishes,
    Chari @Happy To Design

    PS...my friend, I have a question for you! You know that I have just recently met Troy from I Refuse To Recede blog. He mentioned a Diann in his comment yesterday...are you his Diann by any chance? Just curious! It just got me to thinking because not very many people spell their name the way you do!

  26. What a lovely way to start the morning. I couldn't get enough of that table cover. The roses are so simplistic & sweet. I just love it all. It is definately a table I would love to have breakfast at.
    Please enter me in the plate draawing as well.
    Thanks so much- come visit!

  27. Please enter me in the giveaway. My husband adores the orange cinnamon rolls, and I love getting your daily emails.

  28. Thanks so much for sharing this fun post. What a nice breakfast on such pretty vintage dishes. Beautiful.
    Peace, Stephanie

  29. please enter me!
    oheeyore at hotmail dot com

  30. Hello there Diann!..,

    Wow!~ what a lovely breakfast table setting sweet lady! I may just have to hire you to come and help me with setting a warm and welcome place setting at my bed and breakfast!~Hehe!..,

    So pretty!.., Just love it!
    Thanks for vsitng me as well and enjoying my ladies teea in the dressing room; also thank you once more for ttaking part with my tea!

    Have a marvelous day!( The sun has been shining here for the past several days, what a Spring tonic)!

    Do feel most welcome to come by and enjoy a little visit; this is my second week partaking with the lovely Susan's 'Tablescape Thursday'! ..,What fun!!

  31. I love the color and design of those dishes! You set a very lovely table for us this morning Diann!

    ~ Tracy

  32. Beautiful! Wish I were there to join you ~ it all looks so good. I love those white sherbet dishes!

    I'd love to be included in the giveaway. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

    Have a wonderful weekend ~


  33. Diann,

    I love your tablescape....so gorgeous! I love the coral color. Thanks for linking up to Thrifty Thursday this week! Hope you have had a chance to enter the giveaway.

    Have a wonderful weekend.
    Tales from Bloggeritaville

  34. Love your table setting. So pretty! Yes, please enter me in the giveaway.

  35. Oh Diann, those dishes are soooo cute! I've never seen anything like that. And your pretty little compotes look like flowers growing out of the plates. And oh my! That Pyrex carafe - straight out of our kitchen when I was growing up! What a fun and pretty way to start the day. Oh yes, please enter me in the drawing. laurie

  36. Diann, I love the colors of the table setting, very retro indeed!
    Please enter me in the Pillsbury giveaway! thanks!

  37. Hi Diann! Beautiful and yummy tablescape! Love those bird plates...so pretty! Happy weekend...Debbie

  38. Well,darling, of course I want to be entered in the giveaway drawing!Who doesn't love sweet rolls?!?
    I really enjoyed this post,such fun!

  39. I LOVE vintage tabletop items (and bargains!), so your tablescape became an instant favorite! Nicely done!

  40. please enter me in the contest and I did enjoy the breakfast table!

    tiramisu392 (at) yahoo.com

  41. I love the coral color and the wonderful vintage pieces, adore those little white fruit dishes, sooo diffeerent...everything is so pretty, good job...Phyllis

  42. Your dishes are just gorgeous! I've never seen any like them - they make for a very pretty table!

  43. Love the pink and salmon colors! The plates are especially pretty. I just adore pink depression glass.

  44. What a beautifully set table. Oh, if only we took the time to "celebrate" meals instead of rushing through them. Please put my name into the hopper for the gift pak. I think it would give me a reason to slow down and enjoy breakfast!


Thank you for taking the time to comment! I love to hear your ideas. If you ask a question, I will answer it here in a comment back to you. Please check back! Thank you for visiting and have a wonderful day! Diann :)