Waffle Bar Brunch

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Hello! Things have been off to a slow 2015 start on the blog with lots of work deadlines and family time (and sometimes too much champagne after work). I always have far fewer photos in January for whatever reason, probably because December is such a busy month and January is meant for recouperating. We’ve also had some technical difficulties lately, so if you used to receive blog posts in your inbox and now no longer do–please sign up again on the sidebar of the landing page!

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Today, we had friends over for a waffle bar brunch. I’m very into any sort of bar concept–mimosa bars, ice cream bars, hot cocoa bars, and strawberry shortcake bars are a few I’ve done in the past.


This was my first waffle bar, which I thought would be fun for the kids. Judah was only interested in the chocolate and strawberries, though, should have seen that one coming.  A few things on the bar:  whipped cream, jam, butter, chocolate-covered walnuts, chocolate-covered coffee beans, blueberries, strawberries, maple syrup, agave-toasted walnuts, and coconut.



Also on the menu: tomatoes with feta and kalamata olives, salmon rice cakes, broccoli/cheddar quiche, and all sorts of coffees, teas, mimosas, and juices.




Also after the holiday decadence, I’ve been keeping my tablescapes a little on the simpler side lately.  I can’t get enough of this gold flatware.



These pears were ornaments that went unused last year that I decided to give a second life.  I always feel the need to hang something…


And Judah helped with this one…He likes to put things on the table and then say, “Look at my party table Mom, it’s beautiful!”


He’s usually right! Have a great week!



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January 19, 2015 - 1:28 pm

Terri - what a great idea, your table layout is beautiful, I love those pears, what a great idea. where did you get them?

January 19, 2015 - 2:04 pm

Goody Bag Lady - Love the pictures. Great way to use the ornaments haha. The food makes me want to reach in and grab some tasty food.

January 19, 2015 - 4:32 pm

Jewnine - This looks amazing! I would love to set this up or go to one. Such a creative and fun idea. Looks yummy too!

January 19, 2015 - 4:36 pm

Julee - I love waffles and this bar/brunch sounds amazing. I also love that it was worthy of your china. Way to go! Keep eating and creating because it looks delicious!

January 19, 2015 - 4:37 pm

Jessica @ Words of a SAHM - Beautiful table layout! Waffles are some of my favorite breakfast foods! One thing I haven’t ever tried waffles with is Chicken.

January 19, 2015 - 5:50 pm

PJ - You have such a great eye. I can’t stop looking at your photos. I realize that I should probably be reading your article, but the pics of the food, the china, the decor…I’m having too much fun enjoying them!

January 19, 2015 - 5:51 pm

Paula H - Oh Em Gee!! I love that gold flatware… totally my style!! love that your little one gets in to setting his own tablescape!

January 19, 2015 - 6:55 pm

Hazel JL - What a nice setting! The food looks very delish! I love your three-tiered stand or whatever it is called… lol!! I also love how your little one prepared his own party table! So cute!

January 19, 2015 - 8:26 pm

Jennifer Van Huss - YUM!! That waffle bar looks delicious!!

January 19, 2015 - 9:31 pm

Stephanie Keeping - This sound like so much fun! I love having waffles and this just put a twist on it.

January 19, 2015 - 10:10 pm

Dawn @ Pin-n-Tell - What a cool idea! I need to do this sometime! Is there a trick to keeping everything warm? p.s. I LOVE that you had a kiddie table :)

January 20, 2015 - 2:41 am

kungphoo - Wow that looks so good.. So unique, I never heard of a waffle bar brunch. Love the way you put it all together!

January 20, 2015 - 5:01 am

Kristin - This is definitely my kind of brunch. Waffles and bubbly…Sign me up!

January 20, 2015 - 6:53 am

vidya Sudarsan - Looks so yummy! You have done an amazing job putting this all together!

January 20, 2015 - 6:38 pm

Missi - So much detail and absolutely beautiful!!

January 20, 2015 - 8:19 pm

katrina g - omg those look fantastic!!! i love me some waffles :) makes me want to do something like this. hmmmm, maybe i will next week. love it!

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