Saturday, May 28, 2011

Getting Ready for

Memorial Day 2011!

Tomorrow morning EARLY, my husband and I are going to go place flags at the cemetery in town.  We don't have any other big plans.  Just watching the old war movies on TV.

I finally got my table set.  I LOVE how it turned out.  The only thing I wanted that I just could not find was silver star napkin rings.  Or anything patriotic....I went everywhere and found I just went with the ribbon.

 I found these cute S&P at Kroger the other day.

 The sweet little bowls are from Target this year.  They only had 2 left!  I think I got the spreaders at Target a couple of years ago.
 I couldn't even begin to tell you where I got the plates.  I have had them for quite a while.  See my red flatware.  Remember I told my hubs that I would use it for Memorial Day, July 4th...
 I can't help it...I think this is just tooooo stinkin cute!
 These were from last year I think.  I just put them in plastic bags and pack away with the Cracker Jacks....

 These are straws.

This is our home....We are VERY PROUD to be an American!
 My kitchen towel...
These are napkins...but I didn't use them this tablescape...had to put one out though...It is perfect!

I hope you and your family have a wonderful Memorial Day weekend.  I know it is a time for picnics and barbeques!  But I hope that sometime during these days, you will take a moment to think about the men and women who have and continue to sacrifice so much for our freedom and safety.  God Bless You!

Joining the Tablescaper for Seasonal Sunday 

Marty @ A Stroll Thru Life - Tabletop Tuesday
Susan @ Between Naps on the Porch - Tablescape Thursday
Debra @ Common Ground
Pink Saturday @ How Sweet the Sound


Cheryl said...

Hi CeeKay,
I love the table you set for Memorial Day...just beautiful! Great idea to use the red wagon as a focal point.
I spent the morning planting at the cemetary today...definitely a time to reflect on the sacrifices of so many.
Have a relaxing weekend,

Mimi said...

SO happy and Proud of you. Now I know how those Flags get on the gravestones, NICE people like you do it!!!THANK YOU for that!!!
What a lovely table!!!I love your centerpiece so much!!that wagon and Bear are just the cutest things ever!!!
great set up, I love it all!!

Kimberly said...

CeeKay, your tablescape is so lovely ... so American! Thank you for sharing it. I think it's great that you & your hubby will be placing flags. I went yesterday evening to my father-in-law's grave & there were flags everywhere in the cemetery. Such an awesome tribute to our Veterans! Enjoy your movies & the rest of your holiday weekend!

Liz said...

It is Patriotically PERFECT! :)
Love it!


Cyn said...

LOVE the tablescape!!!

Sunny Simple Life said...

This table is just perfect. The little wagon in the middle is perfection. Happy Memorial Day to you. Enjoying a bbq?

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

CK, your tablescape is gorgeous. I love all of your red/white/blue and your centerpiece is fabulous. You really outdo yourself for the holidays. Have a special day. Hugs, Marty

Susan said...

Ceekay, that little bear in the wagon is so stinkin cute!! I love your table scape!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Your table is beautiful Ceekay, you're all set for the holiday! Happy Memorial Day:@)

Sarah said...

Looks like you are ready! I love showing the red, white, and blue. I'm proud to be an American, too! ;-)
Nice idea to go place flags at the cemetery. ~ Sarah

Sweet Meanderings said...

I love love love your tablesetting! It is so very patriotic. Wish I was there for some hamburgers and hot dogs on the grill!

Snap said...

Love your red, white and blue and teddy bear in the wagon ... you are correct ... just too stinkin' cute!!!!!!!!! Happy Memorial Day!

Cozy Little House said...

Love those cute patriotic bowls! I should get into Target more often. It's just down the road.

Rebecca said...

Dear CeeKay...

First...LOVE ALL your RW&B decorations. How absolutely precious. We are not doing anything tomorrow but enjoying the day while being thankful for God's blessings. Sure would LOVE to crash in on you to see your table in person.

Now...about your comment~

Girlfriend~YOU BLESS ME. Sniff. You do. I know you've traveled this journey and I soo appreciate your prayers. Today I was feeling selfish and a total wimp. I'm so glad God knows my heart. He's so faithful to send me people like you to remind me that all that is good and right is worth waiting for.

Love to you~


sissie said...

Hi Ceekay,
Your Memorial Day tablescape is spectacular! I love it.

Happy Memorial Day.


Marlis said...

Your table turned out darling.. I too couldn't find those Kohl's napkin rings that are flags that i've seen a bunch! Loved the ribbons. Loved the bear too. happy memorial day, xo marlis

tammylovesdishes said...

This is a very patriotic Memorial Day table and I absolutely love it! I like the ribbons tied around the napkins; I think that was a great idea!

Your little bespectacled bear is adorable as the centerpiece in his little wagon. So sweet!

We've been watching a lot of war movies this weekend, too, but did manage to have a cookout with our daughter and her boyfriend today. I hope to post the tablescape I did for our meal next week.

Have a wonderful weekend,

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

I love your patriotic table Ceekay! And that wagon is too stinkin cute!
Happy Memorial day to you!

Shelia said...

HI Ceekay! OH, bless your and your hubby's hearts for honoring those with the flags!
Now your table is so cute. I love your centerpiece with the little wagon and bear! I may try to use this sometimes with our women's ministry from church! I need some of those cute Cracker Jack boxes.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Donna@Conghaile Cottage said...

"Beautiful and Oh So Patriotic"...Loved your details AND your teddy bear!
Have a wonderful week,
Hugs to you,

The Inspired Nest said...

The entire tablescape is too stinking cute! I just adore that wagon and bear! The whole table is fun and makes me proud to be an American too!

On Crooked Creek said...

Adorable!!! Love the use of the wagon . . .and glasses on the bear, too darn cute! Love your pride in America. This post is Red, White and TRUE Blue!

♥ Sonny ♥ said...

your table looks very festive.. Love your teddy bear~!


Poppy said...

Hi Ceekay,you have set up such a lovely Memorial day tablescape... adorable centerpiece idea with the teddy in the wagon sooo cute, he looks. And placing flags on the graves... it is such a lovely thing to do! I love your cheese spreaders and salt and pepper shakers... perfect for your tablescape.My prayers are with you and may God give you strength to fight back. I admire your positive attitude and how you are enjoying little things in life, that give us the most pleasure. Thanks for stopping by the other day and leaving a sweet comment for my Candle post.Warmest wishes for you. God Bless America!~Poppy

Pat said...

Beautiful patriotic table Ceekay!

Nellie's Cozy place said...

Hi Ceekay,
I am proud to be an American too!
and loved your cute patriotic table.
Very well done!
Blessings, Nellie

Pattie T. said...

Just perfect, but that little wagon and the box of USO sweets really take the cake.

we three dogs and me said...

Hi thanks for letting me know. I checked tabletop and it looked ok. I do have trouble loading the pictures and they show up wrong but not to me. See if I can fix it. Love your patriotic post.

mississippi artist said...

Love the dishes! I just saw a blogger-can't remember who-used red star cookie cutters for napkin rings!Your table is so festive looking.

Pam - diy Design Fanatic said...

What a great table CeeKay. So colorful and patriotic! Thanks for the lovely comment on my dessert table :)

The Tablescaper said...


Your table is the perfect celebration! Love those little spreaders and that teddy just steals the show.

Looking forward to having you be a part of "Where do you keep it all? - Part 2".

- The Tablescaper

Kathleen said...

Hi Ceekay!
Love your table, I think those s and p's are adorable! I used to go to Kroger's in college in Ohio...people used to say they were going Krogering, which Ithought was hysterical, as in NY we would have had to say we were going A & P ing! LOL Silly kids!
I have that wagon too.
Love your teddy and the whole thing!
God Bless America, and you dear girl!

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

This is so cute. Love your little red wagon and your bespeckled friend! Adorable.

All That Glitters said...

Very pretty table! I love your straws and candy!

Shelia said...

Hi Ceekay! Oh, I love your sweet table and all your pretties! Now I adore that tiny little Radio Flyer. If it should come up missing, don't come to my house! :)
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Debra @ Common Ground said...

Hi CeeKay, so glad you joined in today! Oh that wagon with the bear is just adorable! What a great centerpiece. Cute touch with the glasses! Have a great weekend,
xoxo Debra

Debbie @ said...

Hi Sweet one, love your table and decor. Yes we are proud Americans too....I think that's why we all love to decorate for the 4th! Hope your weekend is amazing!

Sizzle and Zoom said...

Amazing red white and blue finds at Target. Great post!

Char said...

I love your table CeeKay, it's just perfect and your pride comes thru.
I am in love with your plates, those are so friggin cute. Love it all right down to the teddy. Have a safe and happy 4th, Char

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