Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Let's Dish!

YAY!! There's another party for dish lovers!  Cuisine Kathleen is hosting a weekly blog event called "Let's Dish" and I am so happy to be able to join in with this post!  Be sure to head on over to CK's and check out the fun!

My "dish-to-show" this week is this fantastic trifle bowl I got at Walmart a few years back for $15.

Here's the story behind its use in these pictures....
I've mentioned it a few times before but for those new to my blog, I'll explain it again. Once a month, the gang at my workplace celebrates all the birthdays for that month.  With lots of part-timers, it is sometimes tricky to pick a day when all of them will be working but somehow we manage.  When there is cake involved, we are willing to try hard!  I am always given the "heads up" as to what day it will be so I can have the table set (volunteered for that job!).  We take turns baking the cake for the month.

Here is a look at our March birthday table setting. 

Each birthday person gets their own place setting even if it just for dessert.

I chose a spring time palette of green, pink and yellow.

This month, it was my turn to make the cake and I did something a bit different instead... a Death By Chocolate Trifle.  It was a bit hit! I love the wavy pattern in the trifle bowl which allows the layers to show.
A fun time was had by all during our afternoon coffee break but it sure did make it hard to get back to work!
That's my dish this week! Remember to pop in to Let's Dish at Cuisine Kathleen's and enjoy what everyone is showing in the way of their DISHES!  

I'll also be linking this post to these terrific blog parties this week.

Wow Us Wednesday at Savy Southern Style 
Centerpiece Wednesday at The Style Sisters
Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch.  
Show and Tell Friday at My Romantic Home  
Seasonal Sundays at The Tablescaper


Entertaining Women said...

Lucky colleagues to have you in the picture. Your tablescape and trifle are delightful! Cherry Kay

Debbie@Mountain Breaths said...

I would love to do this for our workplace! Your coworkers' eyes must have lit up when they saw that tablescape and trifle!

Debbie said...

This is just a terrific idea. I think it must be wonderful to be your colleague!

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

The trifle bowl is wonderful, the trifle looks delicious.


Karen said...

What a fun idea!
That trifle looks delicious, and your table setting is just lovely. Visiting from Let's Dish.

Kathleen said...

I have never seen a bowl like that, very neat! You have been doing these lunches for years! I hope they appreciate all the effort you put into making it so much fun!
Thanks for linking up to the grand opening of Let's Dish!

Alycia Nichols said...

Seriously....this is such a great thing to do at work, and it HAS to be a great morale booster for everyone. I'm sure that a lot of the folks never get a special table like this, so they really appreciate all the hard work you put into it. I'm proud of you for volunteering to do it! This is really pretty! Way to go!!! Have a marvelous weekend, and Happy Birthday to all the March Birthday People!

Angie@Echoes of Laughter said...

Wow! I would love to work at your work! And you are right...that is a beautiful trifle bowl..I have never seen one like that before... I have only seen the footed kind! Your trifle looks so yummy...I love trifle! Wishing you a wonderful weekend! Angie xo ps-did you know that you blogger comments are set at 'no reply' so no one can reply directly to your comments? Just wanted to let you know in case you want to change it!

Phyllis@Around the House said...

wow that tifle dish is wonderful...I love the bumpout sides so cool...I'll be right over for my dessert...

Diane said...

That bowl is so unusual! Since I have a chocolate obsession, I think I would be willing to die for that chocolate - lol! Beautiful table and very fortunate co-workers!

Judy Bigg said...

Oh what a fun way to celebrate birthdays at work. With your beautiful taste and skills, I am glad you are the one decorating the tables. I always look forward to seeing what you are posting to share.

Zuni, Chickadee Home Nest said...

I LOVE that bowl!! I love to make trifles, so I would love to have one like it. Thanks for sharing; I'll keep an eye out for it. ~Zuni

The Tablescaper said...

Such a wonderful treat and such beautiful table.

So great to have you be a part of Seasonal Sundays. Hope you'll join me this week too.

- The Tablescaper

Anonymous said...

Love all your ideas!!

Would love to have the recipe for the trifle.


Victoria Mische @ Your Chair Covers said...

I had fun just seeing those beautiful table! Very inviting and I have to admit that overall I'm really impressed.

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