I know I am early this week with showing my tablescape. But, today is Fat Tuesday and so it should go up today! LOL
I have to tell you ahead of time, all the doodads that make this table Mardi Gras-ish came from the Dollar Stores. My linens and stemware were all thrift finds.
I had picked up a set of three of these ceramic metallic glazed masks awhile ago at a thrift store for $1.00 . The pretty cut glass sorbet glasses were also thrift finds from years ago. They have a slight hint of purple to the glass.
Around here, instead of saying “Fat Tuesday” we call it Paczki Day! That is pronounced “punch-key”. We live in a pretty good size Polish area and this is a Polish dessert for Fat Tuesday. Let me tell you, it doesn’t matter if you are Polish, Catholic or any other religion or ethnic background, EVERYBODY here eats Paczki on Fat Tuesday! We wait all year for Paczki Day! Now, you can buy these at local grocery stores on Fat Tuesday but, if you want the best go to a local bakery that has been in business forever around here. Yes, you generally have to call days ahead and order yours and then stand in line to get them but, they are worth the wait!! Troy and the princess went early today to pick up our order. The line wasn’t too bad, only 35 people ahead of them. So, these babies are FRESH!! I wouldn’t let anyone eat them until I got my pictures!! LOL
Cherry filled ones. YUM! We also have apple and prune filled ones. Prune is actually the most old world traditional ones.
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