After all, Proverbs 31 reminds us that A mother “should watch over the ways of her household.” So, it is truly up to me to create an escape from the fast paced world to a cozy night in at home around the dinner table as well as teach my children ways to care for their future families!
With a menu consisting of worm-filled eyes (Shrimp stuffed mushrooms),
gangrenous body parts (spinach & cheese filled ravioli),
witches stew (French onion soup) and apple spice cake (you can’t make that sound gross!),
I let MacKenzie have her try at setting the table for supper last night.
Using some pictures I had of table settings, she did a really good job putting the table together. We didn’t need all of the extra silverware and glasses, but she did make sure we had all that was required for our meal from a salad fork to soup spoon, plates for our entree as well as dessert plates.
And after she had everything arranged, MacKenzie took the time to make her own spooky addition to supper with a witches brew.
While the “chore” of setting the table was not high on her own list of priorities, it didn’t take long for her to really get into it and put forth a lot of effort. She was proud of her table (and reminded me multiple times to make sure I mentioned she had set it!). It sure made supper enjoyable for all of us!
Have you set your table this week?
I did want to take a minute to thank everyone for the e-mail and comments as we went through the loss of Audley’s grandfather last week. We appreciated them all so much!