Sunday, 31 March 2013

easter


Happy Easter everyone! Hope you have all enjoyed lots of chocolate eggs and bunnies! This is how I decorated our dining room this year. This basket of flowers, we bought from a nursery, has made a fabulous centrepiece for the table; so colourful and bright. I put duck eggs in a bowl and an egg on each plate with table names on. So cute!


For lunch we decided to have roast chicken with pearl barley, instead of lamb, for a change. I used a recipe from the River Cottage Everyday cookbook. It was delicious and I will definitely make it again as it went down a treat with the family. Empty plates all round!

For dessert we had a chocolate nest cake and chocolate mini egg buns. I did cheat here as I went to Marks and Spencers and saw this heavenly cake and thought to myself that it would so much better (and easier) to buy this.

I decorated the sideboard with chocolate eggs and daffodils, it is really versatile as I can dress it up for any occasion. My girls think I am obsessed with bunting but I love it and it always makes the room look inviting and pretty.

What have you done for Easter this year?


4 comments:

  1. hi Rachel, thank you for visiting and also for following my blog.. I am following you as well..about google + there has been talk about It being discontinued after jily of this yea, I am not sure if there is really any truth to it but just in case I follow everyone via GFC Aand Bloglovin...:)

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  2. Hi Sasha

    Thankyou so much for following my blog too. I will look forward to reading your next posts. Thankyou for the info on google + too, I will keep looking into it.

    Keep in touch
    Rachel x

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  3. So lovely how you decorated the place and all the food looks delicious! We just had an Easter brunch and ate lots of chocolate :D Maya - Archistas

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  4. Hi Maya

    Lots of chocolate sounds the best way to spend Easter. I've surprisingly got one egg left, which isn't like me! Glad you like the decor too.

    Rachel x

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