Dinner parties- there is something special about dinner parties. A character on Desperate Housewives delivered a moving monologue about the wonders of dinner parties in season one, but luckily, I am unable to quote it :) Gathering friends and family to share a meal together has been a form of celebration for ages- and when you move the party outdoors, it makes the whole thing even more special.
I wanted to post about how happy outdoor dinner parties make me, and so I hopped onto Google images (like usual) and did a quick search. So many beautiful pictures sprang up before me and I didn't know where to start. Martha Stewart, Real SImple, Country Living, Apartment Therapy...all had similar features showing all kinds of outdoor dinner parties- from the most extravagant fit for a wedding to a simple meal of chinese take-out. I waded through them and picked out my favorites, hoping to narrow those down further to a choice 3 or 4, but it was too hard for me to choose. So...I have posted them all.
I am curious though, as to what photo(s) is the most popular. I thought it would be fun to hear which ones you fancy most, so I have numbered them all (from 1 to 21), and we can take a vote. (Perfect timing since we're all still "pumped" from the mid-term elections). If you have an opinion as to which one is best, just leave it under comments- the yellow link under the last picture. You can write just the number, or leave a reason why. You do not need to be a "follower" of the blog to leave a comment, I don't think you need to sign in or anything- it can be anonymous. If there is a winner- I will make it its own blog post. (I hope someone plays along with me!!)