Meeting Matters

People who know me, know I’m not fond of meetings. In light of that, it is funny how often I find myself attending meetings. However, if you must you must and, when you must, you may as well make it as pleasant as possible, right? On a recent evening, a meeting was held in my home. We extended out the dining table to make a long “conference” table and then added some food and flowers in order to create a friendly, relaxed environment. Here is how it turned out.

spring meeting

Antipasto plates, and bowls of sweets sit among vases of gerber daisies.

A little something to nibble on to help keep our thoughts from straying to “what’s for dinner?”

Some pretty spring color in a bowl next to the daisies.

Anyone want a cupcake?

Perhaps, something to wet your whistle.

As meetings go, it wasn’t bad at all!

Foodie Friday
With Designs by Gollum
Tablescape Thursday with Between Naps on the Porch
with Between Naps on the Porch



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2 responses to “Meeting Matters”

  1. Alycia Nichols Avatar

    Hi, Christi! I’m your “next-door-neighbor” on Tablescape Thursday this week! Hooray for you for making the best of a bad situation. Like you, I cannot stand to sit in meetings. They are the worst form of torture!!! Waterboarding? OK! The rack? Bring it! But meetings….no way!!! Not the meetings!!!!!!!!!!! 🙂 I like that you made everything kind of bite-sized or otherwise easily handled. Your selection of bright, cheerful colors made all the difference, too. Very nicely done, and VERY smart! Have a great weekend!

  2. Ed Bush Avatar
    Ed Bush

    Christi: I wish the board and committee meetings that I attend were as nice as yours. Ed Bush

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