23/04/2009

to-do list two: brunchtime is anytime


every year around christmastime, we have an awesome lil tradition that i love so much, i wanna repeat it at other times throughout the year. not because i'm a glutton for good things (but really, who isn't?) but because it's a fantastic opportunity to slow down and reconnect with the people that make our lives better and happier.

and really, when you can combine reconnecting
with food? all the better, i say!

we send out invites to all of our friends - people that we haven't seen in years and would love to have a chance to catch up with, people that we see every day, people we see sometimes but would like to get to know better. all types of people. we pick a saturday morning in early december and tell people that if they'd like, the can swing by anytime between 8 and 1pm. that way, they can get in some visiting while at the same time being able to get some christmas shopping done too.

it's much much easier for people to just pop by for a few minutes (or a few hours!) according to their own schedules, have some breakfast and good company (cause everyone needs a lil bit of both no matter what their plans for the day hold!), have a few laughs and reminisce.

now yes, christmas is a great time to catch up, but why should it be the only time?

the next item on my to-do list: let's do another brunch, but in the sunshine of an early summer morning, out in the backyard. mm. now that's a plan.



17 comments:

Tiffany said...

I love this idea!

erin said...

oh! i love this idea! and your photos are making me hungry!

tanya said...

what a great idea! I want to do this too--I love your inspiration board :-)

Julia said...

I should make a new tradition on my birthday and do just this :)

SleightGirl said...

Nice! Sounds like an awesome plan!

Amanda Nicole said...

A wonderful idea. I love brunch, but only tend to do it around Christmas time as well. Which is strange because, like you said, it seems like summer would be the perfect time to have one!

blazedanielle said...

That sounds like so much fun! I love brunch! It's my favorite meal! :)

cabin + cub said...

great idea... love brunch, and the homemade kind is always the best ;)

GiDu said...

I love that idea!! I think it's a perfect way for reconnections. Thanks for sharing.

melroska said...

backyard brunch...that sounds so amazing on a foggy thursday morning!

katelynjane said...

What a great idea! I think we'll have to do this too. It'd be a perfect thing to do this summer when the weather is warm and sunny.

Rachel said...

It's a lovely idea! And those summery colors are perfect.

cindy : quaint said...

i love the idea, too. when should we stop by ;)?

paula said...

we love having dinners with friends. I love the idea of making it extra special with invites especially for those that we don't get to see very often.

Newfangled said...

Fantastic idea! And I love all your bright, cheerful decorations.

summer said...

what a marvelous idea! i love the "stop by" scheme. and all those orange hues have me swooning. orange is just my favorite these days!

ps. thank you SO much for the sweet comments on my blog! i was so excited to get them! you're awesome. and i think your name and your spot here are oh so adorable!

Donna said...

i found your blog off of kat's cradle and wunderbug...love love love this idea of "brunch anytime" I have forgotten to do these social pop-ins in my life; I believe we all want to connect socially without any pressures!. Thank you for the summer inspirational social idea!

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