Thursday, March 21, 2013

Book Club Night

Tuesday night was the book club meeting at my house and with Easter around the corner, it seemed appropriate to set a springy type table (though our first day of spring still had over a foot of snow on the ground and it didn't get above 16!). 

This month's book was Devil in the White City by Erik Larson.  It was a good read and based on 2 factual stories that the author weaved together.  The building of the World's Fair in Chicago and a serial killer who lived in Chicago during the time.  Did I like it?  Yes.  Very interesting.






This past week was quite busy for me so I did not make a dessert - gasp - I stopped at our local pizza place called Mr. Pizza for some slices of their cheesecake.  But, ask anyone, they do make the best in town and my friends did not complain!

I did have fun though with the table setting.



I bought 5 different kinds - this one was German Chocolate...


And some festive candy



Book club will be meeting again on May 1st and our new book is:


And yep, I already read it!  Stayed tuned for my review in May

Lastly, so much for the prediction of an early spring!


Calgon take me away!

6 comments:

  1. Thanks for the book reviews--I'm always on the look out for new books to share with bookclub. I'll send you a list of what we are reading this year,
    Darling table decor--the cheesecake looks wonderful, I'm sure everyone was happy. No need to put extra pressure on yourself!
    Have a great weekend.

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  2. I love your table setting, Deb! And I see you have my favorite chocolate candy on your table. Heh Heh Heh, I have two bags of those at my house. One is about 3/4 gone but I've been taking a small snack to work everyday!

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  3. ooo I want to come to your book club!!! Thanks for linking up to Tasteful Tuesdays! you are a faithful linker! love it! Really appreciate you stopping by my blog! I’m trying to keep in better touch with my linkers/readers… If you already follow me, please let me know I will find your blog on Bloglovin (I’m transferring my follows there)if you don’t follow in any way, would you consider following via GFC or other method?
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  4. Hi Deb! What a nice table for your book club meeting! That cheesecake really looks yummy! I'm sure your guests weren't complaining at ALL! I also love those cute bunnies with the daisies!!! =D

    I hope you will come share this awesome book club table at my link party, the FESTIVE FRIDAY FIESTA! (Ole! Haha!) It is open now through Sunday at 8pm ET.

    Here is the link if you’re interested…. http://the-home-girl-blog.blogspot.com/2013/03/festive-friday-fiesta-link-party-4-and.html
    Thanks so much for sharing this!

    Hope you have a GREAT Easter Weekend!!! Enjoy your new book!


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  5. wow that german chocolate cake looks delish, was it as good as it looks, I was drooling, love the little rabbits, so sweet, I am a new follower of yours and I will be back again to visit...

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