Valentine Southern Breakfast Table Setting



Scrambled eggs, bacon, grits, heart shaped pancakes, strawberry preserves, orange juice and hot black vanilla cream tea.
Today I am sharing our Valentine Breakfast from last year. 
I will also be sharing a Valentine Tea later on in the week.
Our breakfast table in the kitchen is set with a white table cloth, red place mats, and the flatware is monogrammed with our initial. The new white teapot, I just got from a store called Jerome Tanks in Philadelphia, Mississippi for five dollars. This is a great store, everything is new and they carry just about anything you can think of.

The centerpiece is a vase of three light roses, with tiny hearts, and two birds, I bought at the Dollar Tree. The red plates are from Walmart.
Two red candles sit upon my Early American Prescut crystal, as are the butter dish, creamer, sugar dish, and juice glass.


Now being from the south, we have got to have our grits.
Hubby sat down and looked at the white dishes. Where did these come from? I said they were your grandmother’s everyday dishes. I got the dishes for our daughter, Suzette after the family had taken what they wanted after your Grandmother on your Daddy’s side died. They were left in the house for years. I took them out of the cabinet this week and cleaned them up. Hubby said I have not seen these white dishes since I was around twelve, for she had left the dishes in the old home place, when she moved into a home beside one of her daughters. He was so happy to see his Grandmother’s dishes.

Close up of the place setting.

As we sat at the breakfast table, I looked down at the plate and said you made two hearts. Hubby said, for that is all we need.

Two hearts, Yours and Mine.

Being from the South,  Yes! We have got to have our grits!

I set the table and Hubby cooked breakfast, while I had a relaxing soak in the bath. I stayed in a little longer and the grits had dried out just a little.

Our first Valentine’s Breakfast in thirty-one years of marriage.

Such a lovely way to start this day.
Come by later for I will be having a Valentine’s Tea in my Parlor
As Always Save A Cup Of Tea For Me!
Lady Katherine
To see more lovely table settings visit Susan at Between Naps On The Porch, where she is hosting Tablescape Thursday.

Click here to go to Designs by Gollum 
whom is hosting Foodie Friday
 February 12, Laurie will be hosting:
A Valentine’s Party

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30 thoughts on “Valentine Southern Breakfast Table Setting

  1. Your breakfast table looks so lovely and the food looks heavenly! I can almost smell it all from here-YUM!

    Best wishes for a happy Valentines!

  2. Hi,

    Oh, I know all about Jerome Tank. 🙂
    Your breakfast table looks so good!
    Love those heart pancakes. (and the grits hehehehehe)


  3. Lady Katherine, this is such a touching post. I love the story of the family dishes–and your food looks heavenly. Your new header and background look wonderful. I could get lost in that picture. I love the one of the tea party on the post. Hope you have a delightful, love-filled Valentine’s Day.

  4. My dear Lady Katherine… Glad to have been by today and share of your great table! I love the heart shaped treats and I, too, will create something similar come Valentine’s day.

    Enjoy your weekend, m’ lady, you deserve it!

  5. Katherine, this sounds like the perfect breakfast – especially if someone else is doing the cooking. Your table looks so romantic and pretty, and I love your story about the white plates. Thank you so much for joining the party! laurie

  6. Wow, you and I have so much in common ~ I too posted my Valeninte breakfast menu and recipes and I collect tea pots and tea sets.
    I’ll be back to visit again.

  7. Hello Lady Katherine! I’ll be away from my Valentine for most of Valentines day this year or I’d be tempted to make some heart shaped pancakes :0)
    Have a wonderful weekend…

  8. Very pretty! How special to have your husband’s grandmother’s white dishes, and that he enjoyed them so much!

    I’m a little late for Laurie’s Valentine party, but I just posted!

    Happy Valentine’s Day!!


  9. Absolutely beautiful as always! Thanks for sharing. Have a wonderful Valentine’s Day! Hugs, Lia

    PS Just love the lovely garden setting in the heading – wish I could have tea there tooooo.

  10. Hello there Katherine and what a lovely table and idea for Valentines day! Hope you all are staying warm. We really enjoyed seeing the snow yesterday as I’m sure you all did too!

  11. Hi Sweet Katherine!! What a lovely table you set! And how special of you to use hubby’s Grandma’s dishes!! You have such a big, loving heart! Hope you both had a great time!!

    Love and hugs,

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