Wednesday, April 16, 2014

~Company for dinner~

We feel so blessed to be able to attend the Chinese church here.  God has given us some DEAR friends in that church.
Some of those friends are Nicolas, who is a dentist, and his wife Alicia and family. Our little Mary needed to go and see a dentist the other day and Nicolas did a great job with treating her. =)  (He said he was Amazed...for Mary never even cried. =)
~Last Saturday evening we had Nico and Alicia and their children over for supper.
As usual I had FUN setting the table.~
 ~I'm REALLY enjoying using our few "treasures" that we stored here in boxes while we were gone.  This tray and this little tricycle being some of them. ~

 ~The goblets, white tea cups and saucers, and cloth napkins are some of the other treasures.  =)
I was so HAPPY to find these cute re-usable plastic purple plates the other day.  (They are a thicker bendable plastic, thus I'm able to wash and re-use.)
They added a fun touch of color to my table, for VERY cheap!  =) ~

  ~It is turning Fall here and was VERY CHILLY that evening...for which I was very GLAD, for my menu included Soup, jello and fruit for an appetizer, my french bread, and a large Caesar salad.~
 ~And here are the kids (acting silly) at their table.~
  ~When we invited them for dinner, Nico and Alicia both said that Alicia makes desserts and would bring the dessert.  That was a huge help to me.  =)
She showed up with these 2 very yummy and pretty desserts which we enjoyed.  =) ~
 ~We love our Chinese friends.  We Thank the Lord for giving us "family" away from our family. =) ~
May each of you have a WONDERFUL Easter / Resurrection weekend!! =)  
How BLESSED we are that Jesus is ALIVE!!


Anonymous said...

Dearest Heather,
Wow, sooooooo beautiful! I don't know how you do it! Very nice table!
And yes, I'm so thankful that God has made it so easy for us Christians to make "Family" away from home, we just have to find other believers and right away we have much to talk about! We are making new friends, too! Love, Hannah Klunder

Sherry L Dickinson said...

Hi Heather! This post is cute. I love seeing the pictures there of your Chinese friends visiting at your house. I trust all is going well with you addddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddd Whoops! I went to sleep at the keyboard, and my fingers typed a bit more for you. Ha! Love, Mom D

Anonymous said...

Hi Heather, I get on every once in awhile to see what you've posted...I enjoy reading of your travels, etc. I love your cute little tricycle. I have a similar one made of bamboo! A Blessed Easter and wonderful services to you all....We will be celebrating here in Bolivia once again. ~~Marilyn M.

lila said...

So glad you get to entertain wherever you go. We really enjoyed it in PHX. Your table is lovely!!! Glad you have a dentist friend. I know those dear Chinese folk feel so blessed to have you all there. Happy Easter to you and your dear family. Much love and prayers

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