Monday, February 6, 2012

Breakfast By The Fireplace

When this rainy morning cancelled tennis
I thought it would be nice to have 
breakfast by the fireplace.
 and linger over breakfast.
 Even light the candles.
 Have a second cup of coffee.
 No real fireplace for us here in south Florida.
 We pop in a DVD.
 It even crackles and pops.
 Nice to hear with the rain.
It's nice to look out knowing I don't
have to go anywhere.
We needed this rain.
 It keeps all the flowers happy and
I don't have to water.
The orchids outside.
We'll just stay inside by the fire.
Rainy days and Mondays 
never get me down.



  1. How lovely,even without a real fireplace. We have the "faux fireplace" On Demand from the cable company. It's always fun to turn it on. Your orchids out side look like they're loving the pretty.
    Wishing you a happy rainy day in front of the fire. :)

  2. What a perfect setting for a rainy day! Everything looks beautiful even in the rain. Love the orchids!

  3. It looks so cozy, and I love the fire! My mom lives in Naples, I'll have to get her one of those :)
    Cheers, Andrea

  4. Ahhh, love the faux fire! Very pretty tablescape! Makes Mondays tolerable!!

  5. I didn't know you played tennis, Rita. I play tomorrow, then we have lunch, of course. Enjoy your rainy day.

  6. What a cozy way to have a lovely breakfast on a gloomy, rainy day! Your table is lovely and that coffee sure looks good! If you don't have a real fire, that's definitely the next best thing!

  7. Everything looks so lovely and so inviting....even with fuax fireplace, lol! We could use it here on a cold night, but our weather is mostly like spring. I love cozy breakfastes on a gloomy day, we have those here too. Oh I can smell the coffe, I'm a coffee lover and it desn't take my sleep away either! Happy Valnetine's.

  8. What a cozy setting!! I am sure you thoroughly enjoyed it! All of your images are just delightful!!

  9. Just beautiful Rita and also no soot to clean..Love your pool..Hope you have the best Tuesday ever my friend..Hugs and smiles Gloria

  10. Sure wish we'd get some of that rain here in south GA..we are really dry and our pond is lower than I think it's ever been. I do love a rainy day now and then when I just stay inside, wrap up in a warm blankie, sit in front of the fireplace (real one), sip a cup of hot chocolate or flavored coffee, and read a good book...or some good blogs, like yours:)

  11. I am right there with you, we live in Arizona and surely do not have need of a fireplace. It has rained only three times, very lightly since we moved here last March. I think we need rain too. Love your "fireplace!"

  12. Love to watch the rain and be by the fire. Sounds like the perfect day. Great pictures. Thanks tons for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  13. Aww, I loved your post! WE have rain today and we needed it too.
    Enjoy your day all cuddled up and doing what ever makes your day special..
    Big hugs, Elizabeth

  14. One thing about the South Florida rain..for the most part it doesn't last long..Miss seeing the rain fall on the lake we lived on in South Florida..Your table is so cozily set..Also love seeing your Longaberger pottery on your shelf...i also have a large collection of it..great pottery!

  15. Wish I was with you! Beautiful1 Thanks for sharing Joann

  16. Love the faux fire! You have orchids blooming outside and we are expecting freezing temps this weekend. Wanta trade? Thanks for linking to the open House party this week. Hugs, Sherry

  17. Oh, I just loved your post! Stevie Wonder's song was perfect, especially when I was scrolling through your orchids. Nice heart mugs! Happy Valentine's Day!

  18. Sounds like a perfect day.. I would love one with no place to go.

  19. Great table and an even better idea for breakfast!!