sunday dinners.

September 10, 2012

bikes door apps drinks piano window tofu frika i love a good ritual and sunday dinners at cait and curt’s is about as good as it gets. most weeks, on sunday, james and i cross the river for dinner at my sister, cait’s. we usually tote a bag of goodies from the market and cait and my brother-in-law, curt, are already busy preparing our meal when we arrive.

the particulars are different: the food, the conversation, the soundtrack playing in the background, but the sense is the same. there is dinner served in cast iron pans and cheesy snacks to tide us over before that.

i don’t know how long we’ll all be in this city, but i do know this is hands down my favorite part about living here.

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23 Comments

  • Reply sweet harvest moon September 10, 2012 at 12:59 pm

    Sounds wonderful!

  • Reply Kate Fitchett September 10, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    That is such an awesome treat and experience! Anything out of cast iron, is just more special!

  • Reply Alice September 10, 2012 at 1:04 pm

    I got extreme envy while reading this, in a good fuzzy kind of way though. I need to create a tradition like this.

    • Reply Erin September 10, 2012 at 2:53 pm

      good fuzzy envy is probably the best kind…;)

  • Reply tinajo September 10, 2012 at 1:13 pm

    Just lovely pics and they make me hungry! 🙂

  • Reply the southern hostess September 10, 2012 at 1:18 pm

    I love that. How nice to have family close by! And everything looks so yummy, especially those drinks.

  • Reply Callie Grayson September 10, 2012 at 1:41 pm

    Perfect Sunday! Wish I lived close to my sister to do the same. I actually get to see her in 2 weeks so I am very excited!
    Xx
    Callie

  • Reply Kristen September 10, 2012 at 1:46 pm

    Great photos! Love spending time with family!

  • Reply Elise Martinez September 10, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    Great post! I always love the photos that you have in each blog post. Very beautiful 🙂

    • Reply Erin September 10, 2012 at 2:54 pm

      thanks so much, elise.

  • Reply Linda Zimmerman September 10, 2012 at 2:31 pm

    so lovely. so sweet.

  • Reply Noelani September 10, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    Lovely photos of a special moment captured. I'm pretty sure Sunday dinners would be my favorite too :b

  • Reply Lisa-Marie September 10, 2012 at 4:22 pm

    We have Saturday dinners with my husband's sister,her husband and our wee nephew. The tradition of a family dinner is a wonderful thing!

    Cheesy snacks are very important!

  • Reply Carrie | acookgrowsinbrooklyn September 10, 2012 at 4:31 pm

    It's so awesome that you guys take advantage of living so near to each other. Two questions. What delectable bevvie fills those martini glasses? And what yummy dish is in that cast iron skillet?

  • Reply Jessie Ammons September 10, 2012 at 4:50 pm

    What is in those delicious-looking cocktails? I never fancied myself a mixed-drink kind of gal, but I'm recently appreciating the creativity behind it all.

  • Reply Milynn {Love + Whimsy} September 10, 2012 at 5:57 pm

    Such a sweet Sunday tradition! Beautiful pictures! I was duped; thinking these were actually taken at a restaurant!

  • Reply Stephanie Roberts September 10, 2012 at 9:46 pm

    i have an affinity for those who create traditions and take good photos. also for those who take advantage of time they have whether it is little or short. xoxo http://www.everywhimandnotion.com

  • Reply Rachel September 10, 2012 at 10:38 pm

    I love how homey these pictures are. My ideal!

    (You'd get slapped in my mom's house if you put a glass on the piano, though. There are RULES about veneer surfaces.)

  • Reply rebecca September 11, 2012 at 12:38 am

    what a perfect little ritual.

  • Reply BerryMorins Bits & Tips September 11, 2012 at 2:16 am

    I love stopping here, looking at your photos while reading your post and drinking a tall glass of ice tea.

  • Reply Amielle September 11, 2012 at 7:24 am

    That sounds like a wonderful tradition to have. Family dinners are the one thing I miss about home the most.

  • Reply Jess September 11, 2012 at 8:01 am

    I love Sunday dinners with friends and family. This is a gorgeous collection of photos 🙂

  • Reply Harri Davison September 11, 2012 at 3:15 pm

    Sounds perfect, and just lovely photographs! x

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