It’s FRIDAY! Hooray!!
I woke up extra early this morning to make a special breakfast for Mal and me. (We’re buying a house today!!!) Of course, the pug hates to miss any sort of excitement, so he sat by the kitchen table and made a nice breakfast companion while we ate.
To me, a special breakfast means pancakes!
I whipped up a batch of my favorite “really good” pancakes. I used whole wheat flour (instead of all-purpose), which gave them a nice grainy taste and texture.
Mal topped his pancakes with Olivio and maple syrup.
I skipped the Olivio and went straight for the maple syrup. I actually prefer real butter nowadays! 😉
And, of course, there was plenty of iced coffee at breakfast.
With stainless steel straws! 😀 (FYI: The deal ends on 10/31!)
Murphy ate his breakfast in 60 seconds, so he kept us company while we ate.
Oh, yea, that’s the spot!!
Question of the Day
Where do you eat the majority of your meals?
I wish I could say that Mal and I eat every meal at the table, but we only eat about 25% of them there. The rest are eaten in front of the TV on the coffee table.
I used to eat in front of the tv when we lived in an apartment and had not dinner table. But now we eat at the table and it’s a good chance to talk and enjoy our meal.
We are 100% table people….I think it is a nice way to end the day as a family.
Sadly, I eat a lot at my desk, but we use the table fairly often, too 🙂
I love Murphy!
when i cook dinner, we eat at the table. its kinda a rule i have or else we’d live on the couch!
I eat most of my meals on the couch too. Eek! It’s just that the couch is where everyone hangs out and I don’t like missing the fun. The dining room table is only really used when we have guests.
Congrats on the House!!!!
We eat most of our meals on the couch. It’s so much easier.
We eat at the table only for something fancy or when my cousins are visiting.
At our kitchen island or in front of the tv.
We have pretty good companions too 😉
I always eat my meals at the kitchen table. I just love when my dogs follow me around everywhere ! it’s so cute. good luck today with your big purchase!
@Stefanie: THANK YOU!!!!!!
Not a pancake person but this looks so envying for a good morning.
Most days/nights we are in front of the t.v. with Rocky sitting next to us with sad puppy dog eyes! He’s such a beggar! Every once in a while I like to sit at our countertop table so I can set it up and make it look pretty. 😉
We typically eat dinner at our kitchen table and listen to music. We also have an island in our kitchen where we will sit and eat lunch sometimes…but if it’s lunch we will sit at the coffee table in front of the TV.
The majority of my meals by myself is at my desk. ALL of my meals with my husband are at the coffee table.
We have a dining room table, but it’s more a big place to dump stuff at the moment.
Right now in my city apartment there is no room for a dining room table so we too eat at the coffee table in front of the TV. Sometimes we try and turn off the TV and talk to one another as we would if we were out to eat or seated at a normal dinner table. 🙂
I have a really cute kitchen table but lots of times I just plop on the couch.
We have a lot of options, so we split pretty evenly between:
Breakfast nook in the kitchen
Dining room table
Couch, tv, and coffee table
Outdoors on the deck (when it’s nice)
Congrats on the house – having one is great!
When I was growing up, my family ate dinner at a table every night. Now, when I go home (from grad school) the majority of our meals are in front of the tv. And when I’m in school, the majority of meals are in my bed! (I live in a studio apartment and don’t even have a table–not the best set up!)
At my desk if I’m at work!!
At home I TRY TRY to eat at the kitchen table or island, but often time its on a tray table at the couch:)
Congrats on the house!
So now that you are moving, does that mean that Murphy doesn’t have to face down the donkey any longer?
We eat on the coffee table in the living room. We have a table in the kitchen, but i can’t remember the last time I ate at it.
I live in a small studio in San Francisco…I have no tables or chairs. I eat sitting on my futon. 🙁
We eat breakfast and dinner at the table 90% of the time. Lunch is eaten at my desk at work. Every now and then we eat in front of the TV but that is usually just weekends or late dinners or something.
We try to eat dinner together at the table every night. That is how we grew up and we think it made us closer as families.
I love the look on Murphy’s face in that first picture!
@Shari: LOL! I guess not! 🙂
Since I have a large family, we all sit at the table for all meals. Its a huge event if we don’t- Like if all the kids are gone. We’ve trie to juggle a dozen tv trays or eat on our lap for dinner and a movie, it’s always messy and crowded.
we don’t have room for our dining room table so everything is eaten in front of the tv. i think of it as “taking advantage” of my pre-baby days, because once i have kids, i won’t be able to do that anymore!
I eat at the table about 95% of the time. we have an ottoman as a coffee table so that doesn’t work out well!
Once our kitchen remodel is done, we’ll eat in the kitchen. As it stands now we eat in the living room. 🙁
I think it’s funny when you snap a shot of Mal indirectly and he’s grinning like that…lol!
whoops….forgot to say that we eat in front of the TV, too, while catching the NCIS re-runs at 7pm.
Congrats on the closing today, hope it goes well!
I eat at my table, but it’s kind of cheating because I have a living room/dining room combo and I can see the TV just as well from the table as I can from the couch!
At my parents we actually eat in front of the tv (usually it’s just the two of them) because that is when the evening news is on. My parents are news addicts I swear LOL
Best of luck to you today with closing! I bet Murphy is excited to settle into his new digs!
We eat all our meals at the coffee table! We have finally accepted that we do this and even moved the salt/pepper and napkins to the coffee table. The modern family dinner locale , I suppose.
Cute pics of Murphy!
I’m so not a table eater. My boyfriend and I are eat-in-front of-the-TV eaters, even when we’ve cooked something nice. Also, I frequently eat dinner at work (or while I’m freelancing), so I have to admit that I can’t remember the last time I ate dinner at a real table…save for a real table at a restaurant. Or my parents’ house. 🙂
that looks like a fantastic breakfast! my roommate made blueberry pancakes the other morning and that made my day!
Oh, Im in love with Murphy!
With Boyfriend, we’ve decided our meals should be eaten at the kitchen table as when we eat on the couch while watching TV, we just spend too much time and then, the evening is gone. Also when eating at the table, we can talk to each other instead of staring at the TV.
My hubby and I eat most of our meals at the kitchen table…however there are days we eat in front of the TV but they are few and far between.
Your pancakes look nice and fluffy and of course your pup is too cute!
My fiance and I almost always eat in front of the TV on our coffee table too, which is actually quite sad because our real table is about 5 feet away (apartment living). We both work, then go to the gym, and then cook dinner, so eating dinner is our time to just chill out lol. And we’re just fine with it!
I eat most of my meals at a desk. Sad but true.
The real question is…how does Murphy feel about the upcoming move?
on the couch using the coffee table or standing in my kitchen (bad habit)……