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Getting in Touch With My Inner Child at Breakfast

Monday, April 23, 2012

I set our breakfast table with children's china, and Mr. Art @ Home thinks I have lost my mind! I miss the days when the girls were little *sadface*  I suppose that since I have been reading young adult novels lately I have been getting in touch with my inner child.  ;P





Children's china (plates, bowls, cups, saucers and egg cups):  MacKenzie-Childs
Tablecloth, butter dish, and jam jar:  Anthropologie
Ricrac napkins:  Pier1
Napkin rings:  Wedding gift
Westie salt and pepper shakers:  Church Mouse  Fairhope, AL
Cutlery:  Mod Apartment
Rooster jug:  Italy
Vase:  Judy's New Orleans

How do you get in touch with your inner child?

Until next time...

Ricki Jill


  1. Oh, I can so relate to this! I had both my children here last night for dinner and it was such a joy! This chapter is not easy. Oh, I am having a fireplace show and tell party if you are interested.

  2. If I wanted to get in touch with my inner child, I would much rather do it your way with this beautiful and fun table! Otherwise, my way would be to sing silly songs, kind of in the style of Weird Al! LOL Sometimes my kids crack up, but more often than not they just roll their eyes at me, knowing full well I'm nuts! LOL

  3. Hey! Your children's china looks suspiciously breakable and is lacking scoops-doo and Dora the explorer! How absolutely adorable! Lately, I fear that my inner child is most evident when I am whining.

  4. Hello Ricki,
    Lovely, lovely tablescape - so very cheerful and bright! I love the combination of the patterns and the colors! What a lovely collection. I hope you have a blessed week,

  5. Your dining table is one of the best, most colorful, lively and lovely home piece I've ever seen. More than the beautiful and colorful pieces, i believe that the love that comes with each preparation makes the difference. You are a great wife and motner to admire Ricki!

  6. Ricki Jill,
    I think we all go back some days to when our kids were young, so I know exactly what you mean. Everything is on the computer now, but sometimes I go back to my old photo albums and just look and remember. Your children table setting is so sweet.
    ~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

  7. These are such sweet fun colors! I was looking down the list for the rooster pitcher! It is precious! This is a great way to start the day! Makes you feel happy!

  8. That cheerful table setting would make my day! Really fun Ricki Jill. Your children must have loved starting their days with it.

  9. Oh pretty Ricky Jill, I adore your dishes, soo cute! I used to have a rooster pitcher like that from Italy, I don't know what happened to it. Love the pretty table topper you used for this lovely table too. Wow, such happy table, makes me smile! Have a blessed week.

  10. aww, how sweet
    You set the most wonderful tablescapes!

  11. RJ, your table is precious. I love the rooster pitcher, but love all the lovely colors. Very cheerful.

  12. Those are awesome! Better than days of the week underpants. :D

    My inner child comes out to play when I'm playing music, oddly enough. And when I'm tipsy. ;)

  13. Very pretty. I have a similar orange marmalade jar that was my mothers.

  14. Ricki Jill, My inner child never leaves! Spring brings out my Beatrice Potter to set a table. I think your MacKenzie Childs is adorable. Love the Anthro tablecloth, it works beautifully with the MKC pattern.
    I love this sweet post.

    The French Hutch

  15. Charming and sweet. I miss my "little kids" and wish I could have a day with them!

  16. My heart be still this is the sweetest thing. I adore that cutlery.

  17. So sweet. If I had adorable china like that I would probably use it as well. I hadn't noticed the cutlery until I read Elaine's comment above mine and then went back and looked - how cute are they!

  18. i am soooo in love with those dishes...i want i want i want

  19. So cheery! I think it would do everyone good to be a kid for the morning!


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