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Friday, July 16, 2010

An Old Fashioned ICE CREAM SOCIAL with a touch of PINK...

THIS IS A REPOST (with some words added or taken fit the moment ) from a few months back....
I hope you will enjoy looking at it as much as I enjoyed putting it all together.
I thought it would be FITTING for
A FEW OF MY FAVORITE THINGS (because I do love me some ice cream)
Come right in, sit right down and
let's EAT...
There's nothing more FUN than ICE CREAM..

It's a WONDERFUL treat for YOUNG and OLD alike..and especially the OLD with a YOUNG ATTITUDE !!

Does BLACK and WHITE, with a touch of PINK, seem fitting for


We'll call it....

What's a chicken doing here ??

This adorable BLACK and WHITE polka dot pitcher came all the way to WEST TEXAS
from THE LITTLE RED HOUSE...that's the one that's run by our friend, MARY....I filled it with the faux PINK flowers that I love so much..

SHELIA..can you REALLY love Faux Pink Flowers ?.......Why, you bet your little "don't have to water 'em", you can !"

I have used my BLACK and WHITE many...M.A.N.Y. times thru the years of blogging.
I am REALLY challenged to come up with something different looking
week after week...
I really don't have all that many dishes..
so...I find myself mixing and matching...
mostly MIXING !
You will see LOTS of BLACK AND WHITE POLKA DOTS, STRIPES AND CHECKS...just all mixed in together and probably looking pretty RANDOM at times....

but, it's what I've got....and it's what I like....


and I LOVE joining in on all these lovely,
inspirational and just down right FUN BLOGLAND parties..woo hoo !

This is an AWESOME
that a local bakery called THE APPLE TREE
We really love it so it's always a treat for us..
I try to keep one in my freezer at all times !!.
Would you just look at that silly little black rooster....eyeballing that cake !

TODAY...we are having COFFEE.., ICE CREAM and cake !!

Altho I keep saying ICE CREAM... my favorite frozen treat is SHERBET...
and I love anything CHERRY...

Imagine my delight when I found
at our market last week.

Add IT to a piece of CHERRY APPLE LOAF
and I am pretty sure it's what

THANKS, LADIES, for your continued weekly memes full of FUN...
and thanks to everyone for coming by MY place.


Nana's Fun Stuff said...

Oh BJ, I so adore you and love reading all your wonderful posts :) Your settings always look so darn cute and it makes me just want to pop down to your place and have girl chatty time :) Love the black and white and the pink faux flowers, love it!! Have a great day Sweetie!

Nana said...

Mmmmm. Everything there just seemed to hit the spot.

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Ok, the shot of the rooster eye-balling the cake is too funny! Love the black and white-enjoy!

Marydon said...

Ohhh, BJ, this is fabulous ... so where's the ice cream?!? I love your ideas ... know what I'm tying around my cake stand dome ... Such a fun festive setting.

Pop by for our GIVEAWAY ends Sun.
Have a lovely weekend.
TTFN ~ Marydon

Blondie's Journal said...

Cherry & lemon sherbert...ooooooh! I have to look for that! I love anything with lemon in it! Love all your dishes, the B&W polka dots are perfect for this!

Have a 'cool' weekend, BJ!


Rhondi said...

It's always fun to come to your house. Maybe somneday I'll just surprise you and show up at your doorstep. Wouldn't that be fun!!
Hugs, Rhondi

Lisa said...

Yummy!!! Black and Pink is amazing!
Hugs, Lisa

Maura @ Lilac Lane Cottage said...

BJ your posts always make me smile. You say you don't have many dishes...well you do a good job of your 'mixing and matching' as your tables always look new and fresh. I love your little rooster and your little polka dot pitcher too! Mmmm that cake and sherbert look delish...we forgot to buy our payday treat so Hubby and I will make a trip into town this weekend for a treat at DQ or Sonic..can't wait! Have a wonderful weekend...:)

Julie Harward said...

I love the black/white...It all sounds so yummy! I have been eating so much sherbet lately! :D

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

I always love your polka dots and black and pink are perfection! Hope you have a great weekend.


Blessedmom's Simple Home said...

Sounds wonderful. I love your polka dots too :-)

Anita said...

Your posts always make me hungry.. and they make me want to buy new dishes, too, lol... :) Gorgeous as always...

Jeanne said...

Good morning BJ, I love your black and white. Pink faux flowers are the best kind. They last all year and always look pretty. Most of all I love coffee ice cream. There was a time I wouldn't touch it. Thank good goodness I have mended my ways. Smile.

We are leaving for our week in the mountains with our kids and grands. Good times! My daughter came a day early and last night we made nearly 30 jars of jam. We laughed at all the jam and swore we would never do that again. HA! But we will, when the fruit is free and so plentiful. Lets see, peach, cherry, black raspberry, fig, plum, and blackberry. I will be posting it. Smile.

Have a wonderful week.
Love, Jeanne

Stacey said...

Mmmm, sweet and cold sounds wonderful today. It's hot!

Jacalyn @ said...

Cherry and lemon sherbert? Yummy! I love your dishes!

Happy PS,

Rebecca said...

Happy Pink Saturday, BJ! I always love my visits to you and reading your awesome Posts!


Love to you this summer day~


AshTreeCottage said...

Great dishes! I agree with you about sherbet, it's my favorite too!!

Susan and Bentley

Aunt Amelia's Attic said...

Ohhhhhh what a pretty Yum, Yum, Yum!!! :-)

Marydon said...

I love it even more today, BJ ... just had to take another peek.

Happy PS, BJ.
Have a lovely summer day ~
TTFN ~ Hugs, Marydon

Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Hello dear BJ,

Oh my this cake looks delish! I would love to come for coffee, and a piece of that yummy cake. Your table looks so pretty too!


Nancy said...

I'm hungry now! Happy Pink Saturday!

LV said...

I love ice cream as well, but cannot eat too often. Not good for a little problem I have. My mother used to make homemade. None better. My favorite is Blue Bell Homemade Vanilla. I would not know how to eat it out of all those fancy dishes you hare.

The Paint Splash said...

BJ I love your blog. I think your dinnerware is wonderful! Would love to sit down and share a bowl of that sherbet with you. Have a blessed week. Debbie

Ragamuffin Gal said...

Love the polka dots!!! They make my heart happy! And so does your earring saying at the top of your blog! Have a lovely Saturday!
~ Katie

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

I just love the black, white and pink!!
And everything looks so tasty!! My mouth is watering and a am drooling all over my keyboard!!


Anonymous said...

This post has it going on!
What's to be bad about ice cream? (absolutely nothing) and love the charming table settings...and fun chicken.
Happy Pink Saturday!

eileeninmd said...

A great post. I love the black, white and pink colors together. Your cherry and lemon sherbert looks good. And the cake looks yummy!

Happy Pink saturday!

CHERI said...

I think I just gained back the 4 lbs. I recently lost...just from looking at your post! We love homemade ice cream, especially PEACH from our GA peaches. I use my husband's grandmother's old recipe and there is none better! Also love, love black, white, & pink...and polka-dots??? Oh, my! I am amazed at how many followers your blog has! I can't imagine ever getting that many. If I ever make it to 100 I'll dance a jig! You do a great job with yours!

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

BJ, that sherbet and that cake sound so delicious. My mouth is watering. Lovin' your black and white polka dots! I just found some plastic (or whatever you call those non-breakable dishes) black and white plates on sale. I can't wait to use them in a tablescape. thank you for all of the inspiration, and thank you so much for linking to Favorite Things Sat. laurie

Suzy said...

What a beautiful table you set! Love the black and white and that cake sounds delish. Thanks so much for joining me for the Ice Cream Social! Its so much fun to see what everyone comes up with.

Vee said...

It's all so delightful...the table setting, the happy music, the ice cream, and the cake, too.

Loved glancing over your sidebar. I see someone I miss a lot, too. And your anniversary photo is just terrific. What attitude and spark!

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

I haven't seen that flavor of sherbet yet - it sounds wonderful! Beautiful black, white and pink post.

xinex said...

I want to come to your ice cream social, BJ, and eat out of your gorgeous polka dotted dishes and eat that wonderfully colored sherbet and scrumptious cake...Christine

Foley said...

Lemon - Cherry swirl sherbert - I agree - YUMM!!
Love all the black & white dishes -quite the collection!

Beth said...

BJ, Thanks for inviting me to your Black and White Ice Cream Affair! As usual, being with you is fun! You are such a sweet lady with such a sense of humor and adventure. What I really want to know, how do you eat all these goodies (you seem to cook a lot, and very well) and stay so slim?!! Nicely done. So glad you came to the Ice Cream Social.
Hugs, Beth

~~Carol~~ said...

That was the classiest ice cream social I've ever been to! I love black, white and pink together!
Happy Pink Saturday!

Jacqueline said...

What a fun table and I think the black and white with the pink is gorgeous. What a fabulous flavor of sherbet. I haven't seen that one. I better start looking.

Sarah said...

BJ, needless for me to say I love seeing your black and white. Great table and perfect with the touches of pink. The ice cream and pie is a real bonus! ~ Sarah

Fun With This and That said...

Your setting is so nice where do you store it all Black and white I like. Laura Q

Dishesdone said...

What a great looking table! So festive and pretty! and the loaf with the sherbert looks so good!

Theresa said...

I want to come to an old fashioned ice cream social:) I love ice cream and your polka dots! Thanks for sharing! Big hugs!

Java said...

Hi BJ!!

Thanks for stopping by and visiting! I hope you like Strawberry Pretzel Dessert! It is Yummy!!

I am following you back!!

I would like to invite you to join the Over 40 Bloggers Club!! Take a look and join in the fun!

Have a wonderful rest of your weekend!!

Jerri said...

Your sherbet looks delicious! Lovely table too!

Edie Marie's Attic said...

Hi BJ!

Oh that looks so good! Speaking of looking good... the photo of you and hubby on your sidebar is AWESOME!! You look fabulous darlin'!!

Hugs, Sherry

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

love the sherbets.. and the cake looks yummy!

Dena said...

Cherry, lemon swirl? Oh that sounds so refreshing BJ! It's so hot here. It was 80 degrees at 5:30 this morning. Gulp! I think I need some ice-cream for breakfast :)


Cathy said...

Could I have been overlooking that yummy cherry-lemon sherbet in the dairy case? I'm going back to try to find it. Your black and white table is stunning with the colorful accents you've added.

Jane said...

BJ- You have truly made me smile this morning. I love your post! First, your humor is so contagious. Second... dishes with black and white polka dots are some of my favorite things.(I have that pitcher and use it all the time!) And third...where in the world did you find the sherbet? I have never seen anything but the classic flavors around here. That cake looks so yummy, too.
Jane (artfully graced)

ps Thanks for visiting.

Kathleen said...

The sherbet looks delicious! Perfect for a hot day like today!
Cannoli is an Italian pastry, like a wafer rolled around a tube. You fill it, in my case I used ice cream!

Beverly said...

BJ, you are tempting with all kinds of deliciousness today. I want to be your neighbor. ;-)

I cried when they announced the oil had stopped. Please let it be for good.

Happy Pink Saturday, dear friend.

Debbie said...

The sherbet sounds wonderful! What a beautiful table you set! Love the black and white. Nice to meet you through Suzy's ice cream social.

Julie said...

I love the black and white polka dots!!! The sherbert looks delicious! Beautiful color!!!

Marsha said...

Cherry & lemon sherbet sounds so refreshing for a hot summer day - beautiful post and I love the dishes.