Wednesday, April 29, 2009
We rarely use the formal dining room for meals, but for Passover this year we hosted the second night of seder at our house and so I broke out the tablecloth and the casual china to dress the dining table with. I debated using the formal china that belonged to Mr Hazel's grandmother (which we received when we got engaged), but as heirloom pieces, I'm too afraid they'll break so we have never, to this day, used them. I was nevertheless happy to set the table for a change, and with real cloth napkins to boot. It made me feel like a civilized grown-up.