Wedding Breakfast for 20 at the Borland House
Bill and I are very excited to have pulled off a sit-down, multi-course breakfast for 20 on October 2. Yes, twenty! Bill and I zigged and zagged together so effortlessly, one might think we had actually done this before. Fred and Ginger. In fact, serving breakfast to four guests has often been more stressful for us.
The tables were elgantly set and candle-lit. Everything from the mimosas to the main course flowed seamlessly. Guests arrived greeted by an assortment of homemade cakes and, what I like to call, my armadillo-like melon centerpiece (see photo). Everyone mingled around the rooms on the main floor. Then, at the signal from the groom, they moved into the dining room to the sit-down part: panna cotta with plump raspberries, and, then the main course of upside-down apple French toast with Grand Marnier topping.
However, by far, the best part of the day occurred much later as we both enjoyed a good snore on the porch…