Thursday, July 12, 2012


This has been a great week with friends and it is not over yet. On Monday, my friend Heather invited me over to her home for a day of sewing and for lunch. We had a great time and Heather made us a delicious salad for lunch with grilled chicken, cheese and greens. We sewed up a storm until around 3 pm. Yesterday was another great day. I was invited to go on a Quilters' Shop Tour with some more of my quilting friends, Linda, Sheila, and Mary Anne.  We started out at 8:30 in the morning and I didn't get home until 7:30 pm and we covered over 500 kms! We visited quilt shops in Shelburne, Alliston, Erin and Fergus, ON. We had lunch at one of my favorite eating places when I am up in that area called the Globe. It is a wonderful restaurant situated in an old hotel that was built in the 1800's. It is decorated with period antiques and it just has a wonderful atmosphere. The food is delicious and homemade of course. Our waiter, David gave us great service. I took a few pictures of our lunch to share with all of you. Tonight will be another great time.......dinner at Shirley's. She is a wonderful cook and she also owns a fabulous Quilt Shop called The Marsh Store, in Coldstream, ON. This will be with my friends from our little quilting group that we started over five years ago with Shirley, Brenda, Linda, Michelle, and Mary. Life is good when it is filled with such wonderful friends :)

Mary Anne


and Me

This was my lunch......Potato and cheese soup, 1/2 sandwich and greens

Sheila ordered the Crab Cakes

Linda's yummy desert. Home made raspberry pie with whipped cream

Delicious preserves you can purchase to take home

Mouth watering scones you can purchase to take away

Sheila..... she didn't want to leave :)


  1. Sounds like a perfect day! All the dishes look so yummy!

  2. YUMMY!!! Glad you had a great day, Dawn

  3. Sounds like an awesome day! Great looking food too. I'm going on a garden tour next week with a friend, can't wait.

  4. You've been having some great fun lately! Those food pictures look so good!

  5. what a wonderful day spent with your friends..and yummy food to boot.;)

  6. Hi Janet~

    Sounds like a fabulous day out with good friends!! Lunch looks delish.

    Enjoy the rest of your week~Becky

  7. What a wonderful day, good friends and good eats, nothing is finer! I would have ordered dessert too, the pie looks delicious!

  8. Janet,

    There is nothing better then a good time with friends!!! OLM

  9. What a great day! Food and Friends and sewing! I live in Shreveport, Louisiana and the pics look a lot like a little place we have here. It's call The Glenwood Tea Room, makes my mouth water looking at those wonderful scones! Hugs, Lynn

  10. Sounds wonderful!! That food looked amazing!! What a great day with friends. Blessings ~Sara

  11. Ohhhh YUMMM!!! I can always count on you for some amazing food (and friend) pics!! I'd have loaded up on the scones...Not a place around here sells them. Yes, I could make them, but they're time-consuming, and I'm the only one who appreciates them in our household..... Sounds like a wonderful day and a wonderful friend-filled week! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin