Friday, July 17, 2009

A Little R, R & R! (Rest, Relaxation & Recipe)

A few nights ago a good friend, who also homeschools, had a little get-together at her house. July is the month that screams "Summer is half over! What are you doing for school next year?" Of course in my early years of homeschooling I had things pretty well figured out in January. No more! There is just too much going on. Sewing, gardening, baseball, graduations, college, and vacations all crowd in for their time also. Look at this gorgeous spread! So thoughtful! Would one's own family appreciate this? Probably not. But any frazzled Mom would find it to be divine.
An extra-special touch-a floating candle in a teacup.
Fun drinks served in stemware. Cream soda and fruit juice. Notice the fruit on a skewer. I felt like I was at a fancy resort.
These parfaits were delicious. Very refreshing, just like the evening. It is so comforting to know that there are others who are experiencing the same feelings and emotions that you are. Thanks ladies for for the "mini-vacation"!!
Here is the parfait recipe:
1 tsp Knox gelatin
¼ c water
½ c whipping cream
½ c sugar
½ c sour cream
½ tsp vanilla

Fresh Fruit:
1 c blueberries
1 c green grapes, sliced
1 c strawberries, halved
Combine gelatin and water in a saucepan, let stand 1 minute.
Stir over medium heat, until dissolved.
Add cream and cool slightly.
Use a wire whisk to stir in sugar, sour cream and vanilla.
Layer Sauce and fruit in parfait glasses or dessert dishes.
Serves 6

The recipe for the Peanut Butter Cheesecake Brownie Babies can be found here:


Deanna said...

Awww, you must have some really nice friends!! :)

6blessings said...

Yes, they are real gems!!!

Leigh Ann said...

What a lovely meal! Love the candle in the tea cup! Thanks again for my candle, I burned it at the shower and it smells wonderful!
You are such a blessing to me!
Leigh Ann

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