Spring Entertaining Refresh

If I had to answer what my favorite meal of the day is I would have to say breakfast! I have always been one of those people who looks forward to breakfast, whether I’m making a quick smoothie or going all out with breakfast favorites like blueberry pancakes, bacon, or muffins! So naturally, I am always up for an excuse to brunch – whether it’s at a local restaurant with friends or hosting at our house! With spring in the air I’m dreaming of hosting friends for brunch and eating in our dining room (or al fresco if the weather permits!). With our recent dining room transformation, we took the opportunity to update a few entertaining items, too! You can never have too many serving trays and I love this two tiered tray from Kirkland’s. It’s perfect for muffins or scones & could even work as a tray for coffee supplies too! We have been keeping it filled with our fresh fruit in our kitchen lately. It fits perfectly with our dining room decor! We also grabbed these plaid napkins that add a nice texture to the table! And of course, no brunch is complete without all the drinks (anyone else always have 2-3 drinks with brunch?!). I love these hammered glasses – perfect for OJ, sweet tea or a cocktail!So, now that we have entertaining covered, I would love to hear what your go-to brunch order is! For me, I always like having pancakes or French toast, bacon & scrambled eggs! I like sweet and salty, so this is always a great go-to combo for me! Keep reading below for a few brunch recipe ideas!

brunch recipe ideas

If you’re a big fan of brunch & breakfast food like me, be sure to check out the below recipes! A few are new-to-me, but others are ones that we have discovered and really enjoyed over the years!

This post is in partnership with Kirkland’s. All thoughts, writing & styling are my own.

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  1. Rachel wrote:

    Love your dining space! I can’t wait until I live in a home that has space for a large dining table to host dinner parties.


    Posted 3.11.20 Reply
  2. Rach wrote:

    Love what you did with your dining room! I’m all about a Spring refresh!


    Posted 3.11.20 Reply
  3. Lizzie wrote:

    Such a cute setup! I love all of your decor! Definitely want to ty some of those recipes too <3


    Posted 3.11.20 Reply
  4. legalleeblondeblog wrote:

    Oh my gosh, your dining room us stunning! Such decor goals! The tray from Kirkland’s is such a cute find!

    Posted 3.11.20 Reply
  5. Stephanie wrote:

    I absolutely love this entertainment space. Your dining room is beautiful and the decor is stunning. And now I’m totally craving blueberry muffins. Those are making me drool on my laptop haha!

    Posted 3.11.20 Reply
  6. Looking forward to getting my spring cleaning on and refreshing my space. Love the details in yours! xoxo, Sarah

    Posted 3.12.20 Reply
  7. Caitlin wrote:

    Those muffins look delish! I love your table setting and blue dining room walls!

    Posted 3.12.20 Reply
  8. I saw those yummy muffins on your Instagram post yesterday and was immediately wanting to try and make these! I am definitely going to try and bake these over the rainy weekend we’re going to have!

    Posted 3.12.20 Reply
  9. Greta wrote:

    Such a pretty space! The walls are such a gorgeous shade of blue.

    Posted 3.13.20 Reply
  10. Hillary wrote:

    What a cute tablescape!! Not to mention those muffins look seriously so good!

    Posted 3.13.20 Reply
  11. Emely wrote:

    Your dining area is beautiful. Perfect for brunch. Those blueberries look delish. Your decor is so beautiful.

    Posted 3.14.20 Reply

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