Tuesday Recipe: How to Make (The Best) Breakfast in Bed

Breakfast in bed is much more than just the food you serve. Whether you are a veteran to all things culinary or need a hand when it comes to deciding what to make for that special someone, how to serve it, and how to make it extra meaningful, we are here to help. Let’s start with the basics.
Country Star Quilted Collection
Serving Tray

Something sturdy to serve the meal on that can also hold a special note, beverage, silverware and any other accents to make your guest of breakfast in bed honor feel extra special. Hint: fresh flowers in a sweet vase always make us smile! Better yet, each of these options can also double as a gift. Our favorite options to serve delicious breakfast in style:

Utility Board Cream
Scalloped Tier Tray
  • Rustic and oversized: who says that home accents should only fulfill one purpose? Use Utility Board with convenient handles to cart the morning’s goodies to and from the bedroom. Rubbed edges and defined woodgrain suits rustic country style.
  • Charming and oh so sweet: Instead of setting a tray of food and drink on the bed, or your guests lap,  why not layer the treats on each level of Scalloped Tier Tray near the bed.
  • Shaker style: for classy folk who enjoy the fine craftsmanship that Shaker woodworkers achieve, then Cherry Shaker Tote is the one to use. Exuding the simplicity in design that we all love in Shaker items, this tote doubles as storage for decorative accents.

Sipping Favorite Beverages

Doubling as gifts for your special breakfast in bed guest, these options serve favorite beverages for sipping while reading the morning paper or reading their favorite book in peace. Our favorite ideas for serving beverages in bed:

  • Roosters on parade: Colorful artwork on Rooster Mug is sure to make your guest ready to start their day in style.
  • Coffee on demand: Classic Coffee Grinder will grind those beans to the perfect consistency just right for your guest’s coffee preference.
  • Simple country charm: Enamelware Percolator will serve coffee for your guest, and allow them to pour it themselves so that you do not have to make frequent trips with hot coffee in hand.
Rooster Mug
Enamelware Percolator Classic Hand-Churn Coffee Grinder

Heart Bud Vase Fresh Flowers Are KeyEveryone loves fresh flowers. If freshly blooming flowers are available in your yard, those would be our first preference for display. Otherwise, make a special trip to the local florist to pick up some favorite flowers for your guest to enjoy. Display them in a sweet vase that can be reused year after year.

  • Wire Scroll Vase: multipurpose in design, to be used for fresh flowers, decorative accents or even candles.
  • Heart Bud Vase: share some love with this heart shaped delight sure to melt your guests heart.
  • Jeweled Hanging Heart Basket: just the right size for a single bud or a few sprigs of wildflowers from your yard.
Jeweled Hanging Heart Basket Wire Scroll Vase

Extra Special Additions

You know your special guest better than anyone. What do they love most? Handwritten notes? Pictures? Poetry? Here are some ideas for making this breakfast in bed extra special:

  • Mod Podge is your friend: take your serving tray of choice, along with favorite photos, and affix the photos to your tray.
  • Flex your artist muscles: mothers especially adore notes or hand drawn pictures. Create a special mug, screenprinted napkins, or frame kid’s artwork.
  • Balloons add fun: Sneak into the bedroom before your guest wakes up and give them a real surprise by tying balloons in their favorite colors to the bed or on a table.
Live Every Moment Puzzle Piece Frame

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