Golden Abbey

January 17th

Count me among the masses: I love Downtown Abbey. It doesn’t help I still have family in England and dream of this period of time. (As if we’d be upstairs. I’m pretty sure I was Daisy in a previous life. But, hey! Let a girl dream.)

So, I got a little carried this week preparing dinner for a handful of friends and dancing around my kitchen like I’m Mrs. Patmore, the cook.

January Dinner Party Fun

January Dinner Party Fun

Add photos of magic risotto here. Forgot to take those. Also, the side dishes. Oopsie.

January Dinner Party Fun

January Dinner Party Fun

I think they’d all agree: Edith — get yourself together. No more chasing after old dudes. Mary? Kinda weird you married your cousin. Also, stop bullying him. And Sybil — proud of you for marrying for love and not stature. Even if Branson, er your husband, is a bit mouthy.

And Matthew Crowley, if Mary gets to be too much of a pain, see yourself to Golden Abbey. No tuxes or tails required. I’ll even let you keep your inheritance. My daddy doesn’t need it.






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  1. Larissa Stretton January 17, 2013

    Me too! Me too! Me too!!!!! I LOVE Downton Abbey, like you, I’d be downstairs, but ah…what fun it is to dream!! It’s a delight for the eyes anyway, isn’t it?

    (Pssss…don’t tell everyone, but sometimes…when I’m cooking dinner….like you…I pretend I’m on some cooking show….) šŸ™‚

  2. I must see this show!

  3. I love Downton Abbey too! I especially enjoy anything that the dowager countess has to say…love Maggie Smith! It looks like you had a great dinner party!

  4. I love, love, love Downton Abbey! I also love watching and reading anything from that time frame as well! Isn’t cooking so therapeutic! I think next to writing it is the closest thing that exemplifies your soul! Glad to see the smile on your face!

    P.S. I am in process of sending you a goodie package…when you see the items you will understand why I HAD to get them and send them to YOU!

    Hugs and Blessings!

  5. Never watched the show but, hello eugenics. Of course first cousins married. Gotta keep those blood lines pure.

    Also, lovin’ BJ’s photo pose.

  6. Susie & Mark January 18, 2013

    Love the show, we’re newcomers! Loved reading your version.

  7. Love the show…just started watching it this season. Great post!