Sunday, May 9, 2010

Tea Parties

I just found out that there is another tea party in Blogland today. Martha who is hosting it invited me to join, so here I am linking with her at http://www.marthasfavorites.com/
C'mon and visit her too and check out those dainty and elegant teacups! Thanks Martha for the invitation!
Lots of tea parties are going on in Blogland and I would hate to miss any of them. It's a 3 day affair!


I am linking with


Cielo at http://houseinroses.blogspot.com/ for a Victorian Tea Party


Lady Katherine at http://ladykatherineteaparlor.blogspot.com/ for Tea time Tuesday.


Wanda Lee at http://theplumedpen.blogspot.com/ for Tuesday Tea for Two


and Wednesday Tea for Me and Thee.


Please visit them and see the other participants also.





Our grandkids are coming to visit at the end of May and another batch in mid June. So I am having this mini tea set ready for them. It is in our guest room for grandkids.
What do you think? Could it qualify for a Victorian tea setting?

A few days ago, my friends and I decided to go swimming. So I prepared some iced tea and baked some cookies with oatmeal and white chocolate for our snack.

Ahhh! There's Nit! She beat me to the pool. I had to turn the glasses upside down so the bugs would not get into them.

The water temperature was perfect and it was very refreshing.







Thanks, Cielo, Katherine and Wanda Lee for hosting all these parties. I had a great time!


And thank you all for visiting.....really appreciate it and enjoyed having you!


I hope you all had a wonderful Mother's Day!

21 comments:

aimee said...

you have great style. i love the furniture and how it looks with the brick. the garden is amazing.
blessings,
aimee

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Hi Christine! What a cute tea set! I know your grandies must love coming to visit! Your pool looks fabulous, as does your patio...perfect setting for lots of summer fun! Happy week!...hugs...Debbie

CIELO said...

Hi... I have added your pic to our party post.. is there now. thanks for participating...

cielo

rosechicfriends said...

Very Beautiful..YES I think they will love it! Oh and your green glasses are so pretty, I have a set in the amber and just love how they feel!
Happy Tea!

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Loved your post today!! Loved the tea setting both inside and outside your lovely home!!!
I adore those cute bistro chairs out in your patio!!
Debbie

Just Breathe said...

Sounds like fun. I love your tea server.

Atelier de Charo said...

So pretty mini tea set!!!Cute

Hugs
Charo

Martha's Favorites said...

Hello: Your set is so beautiful. I would love it if you could share it on Tea Cup Tuesday. The link is already up. I know the ladies would love to see it. Have a wonderful week. Your home is beautiful. Blessings, Martha

Shelia said...

Hi Christine! Oh, what a sweet little tea service. I love this! Everything is so lovely!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Natasha said...

Now that looks like a perfect way to spend a few hours!

I love that gorgeous tea set and your iced-tea urn.

Best wishes for a beautiful week,
Natasha.

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

I had to turn the heat back on for a while today here...and it is raining (called for all week). So, your pool party looks fabulous to me. Everything is so pretty...looks like fun!

Terri said...

Your china is beautiful. And what a lovely time you must have had!
That pool looks very inviting.
Thank you for sharing with us today.
Hugs,
Terri

Lady Katherine said...

Oh, Christine! I love the grandchildren's Tea Set, can't wait to see a Tea with them!
I adore your Tea! The cookies in the cloche, is a wonderful idea to keep bugs away! The beverage server is beautiful as is the green glasses! Oh, get a few white doily and put over your glass of Tea, to keep the bugs out once you have filled the glasses with Tea. The setting is wonderful! I love the the Green! Now you have me wanting to buy larger cloches! What a wonderful idea for Teas this summer! The pool looks great, love the bistro set!
Yes, got your Email, I been so busy with blogger, my posts for the last two weeks have been so stressful. I finally got it half way decent. I been on the computer night and day trying to fix it where it putting extra spaces and changes the fonts. I will email you, remember I only found out last time about 3 days ahead and then some the day before. I know it even harder when your planning for food at home. Thank you for joining me for Tea Time Tuesday With Lady Katherine. I promise I talk with you soon!

Beth said...

Christine, What a pretty teaset for the grandchildren. Love your outside table by the pool and how you set it. The beverage server is lovely and your pool does indeed look refreshing. What a pretty place to relax!
Beth

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Looks like a lovely time, Christine! Precious little tea set, and I wish I were in your pool right now!

XO,

Sheila :-)

Diann said...

Hi Christine!

Oh, your miniture tea set is so adorable! I'm sure the grandbabies are going to love it!

I love that green beverage dispenser. I haven't seen one in green! Looks like you and your friends enjoy a fun girl's day!

Msartist said...

Lovely post, I wish I was swimming in the pool but will have to settle for iced tea!
All my best, Theresa
Do drop by if you can~ MsartistSewCrafty

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Beautiful post. Everything looks so delicious and refreshing.

Jocelyn
http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

that little tea set is precious, and all of your other beautiful treasures on that table look wonderful. Love your drink dispenser. laurie

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

wow! what a beautiful setting! tea party at the pool! sooo awesome Christine! and the teaset such a precious one! love it! thanks for sharing & have a good week!

xo
fitty

Creations By Cindy said...

Oh I love all of this. The green goblits are so pretty. Love your tea pitcher too! Be blessed. Cindy

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