Monday, June 28, 2010

Tea Party for AJ and Me

It's Tuesday party time! Come join our lovely and gracious hostesses. Links are at the bottom.

I baked some chocolate chip cookies and AJ and I enjoyed them with some Whittard of Chelsea "Summertime Fruit" tea while watching TV.

I bought the teapot from London. I thought the size is just perfect for 2 people. The Kosta Boda glass tulip is from Stockholm, Sweden.
Just for fun, I decided to add the little Disney figure that I bought for AJ for her bedroom in FL. She has an underwater theme for her BR decor.
The tea towel has a hand painted bird on it.

The cookies were good and the tea had a wonderful aroma and taste.

I bought the bird tea candle holder from Crate and Barrel in Chicago.

And there's my little (actually not so little anymore) granddaughter enjoying a sip of her tea.

Thanks to our wonderful hostesses for these fun parties:
Thanks to all of you for coming by.


The Charm of Home said...

Very beautiful granddaughter! How fun to have for tea!! I had all boys and they know the granddaughters will be coming for tea! Have a great week Christine.

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Oh Christine, AJ just gets pettier every day. She is just gorgeous. What a pretty tea table for the two of you. I know she loved it. You have such beautiful things. I really love the teapot. Just gorgeous. Hugs, Marty

PAT said...

Your tea table is so pretty Christine. The cookies and food look delicious and AJ is beautiful!

Lynn said...

Looks like a special moment for the two of you-enjoy!

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

It's so pretty Christine! I love your tea-pot, candles and the touch of whimsy too! You two seem to have such a wonderful relationship!

Terri said...

Now this all looks like fun! I love your teapot from London. The cookies look delicious!
Thank you so much for sharing with us today.

Needles Everywhere said...

How wonderful. I love it all, especially "Dorey". By the way, is our teapot called "By the Thames" or something along that order? If so, I have a teabag holder that matches it.

Needles Everywhere said...

How wonderful. I love it all, especially "Dorey". By the way, is our teapot called "By the Thames" or something along that order? If so, I have a teabag holder that matches it.

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

The London teapot is just fabulous Christine.
Your granddaughter looks as happy as one of mine might when having her picture taken of drinking tea.
What will her friends think? :-)

Beth said...

AJ is one lucky girl, to have such loving and giving grandparents who want to share all of the world's best things with her! That was a nice tea that you put on and what a lovely teapot!
Blessings, Beth

Brenda ~ The Heminger Farmhouse said...

What a lovely granddaughter you have, and what a special time you shared together with your tea and cookies, which by the way, looks so delicious!! I LOVE chocolate chip cookies! Well, okay.... I LOVE CHOCOLATE, lol :)

Happy Teacup Tuesday to you both!

Warmest, Brenda

Snap said...

Your granddaughter is lovely. Great tea party. Thanks for inviting us! Everything is delightful.

Martha's Favorites said...

Hi: I just love the way you set your table. Your tea pot is wonderful. Thank you so much for sharing your treasures. Blessings, Martha

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Christine, the thing I kept looking at was the pretty towel with the painted bird on it. How fun to have tea and cookies with your granddaughter.

Bookie said...

Love the London tea pot...I have seen a few of them, but don't own one--yet. LIke the roundness of it.

Lady Katherine said...

Christine! I love your London Teapot! How wonderful, you bought it there! You have been hiding it since your trip! lol How fun to have lovely AJ with you for Tea! The cookies look wonderful, send me a batch! lol The fish is great wonderful too, how fun to have it for AJ room and share it with your Tea! Love the bird Tea Towel!! The candles, this Tea setting is so full of lovely Treasures! Best one is your Granddaughter, I know! Wish I was there!

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Christine, what a darling tea set for such a beautiful gal... AJ is adorable... hugs ~lynne~

Sarah said...

Christine, what a lovely tea. I'd love one of those chocolate chip cookies for a midnight snack. :-)
~ Sarah

Bargain Decorating with Laurie said...

Christine, that tea pot is beautiful. What a special treat for you and A.J. She is so pretty and so grown up looking. Kind of makes me sad to see her looking so grown up! laurie

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

Those cookies look so good, wish I had one right now!

The London tea pot is really neat! Nice tea time! The whimsical fish is really cute!

I just posted my TTT!

Donna said...

Hi, Christine,
I cannot get your latest post to pull up.
I just adore that teapot from London. And I know that tea was so tasty, too. :)
I got several compliments on the napkin rings. Did you see? I love them so much!
Thanks again!

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

such pretty setting Christine and I love the teapot.. and the cookies yumm!

Princesa Nadie said...

Happy tea cup tuesday!Your tea pot is really pretty and "british"

Dolores said...

You and your granddaughter (she's so pretty) are so blessed to spend these special times together..... I love your teapot....

Appleshoe said...

What a fun tea party with your granddaughter. Everything looks so fun. Your granddaughter is adorable. Take care.

Sonny G said...

I adore your london teapot~!!
your daughter is lovely..


parTea lady said...

That is a great "London" teapot. Your decor is lovely - so many nice accessories. What a treat for you to share a cup of tea with your pretty granddaughter.

Blondie's Journal said...


This is the most recent post I can get to through blogger...I haven't a clue why. After this I'll scroll down to see the posts I missed.

The tea set up looks so inviting. I love how each of the pieces were bought in a different city! And all of them so pretty. I see that you are in the family room!! A nice place to sit back and enjoy tea and cookies. Your little Angel, AJ looks like she is so enjoying her time with you! :-)


Marguerite (Tina) Smith Hart said...

Hi Christine and that table looks so lovely I would love to sit down right now and have tea with you! I hope you and your granddaughter have a fabulous day!
Tina xo

Susan Freeman said...

Love that London tea pot!!

Susan and Bentley

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Sue said...

Christine, I think it is just so fantastic that you have such a close relationship with your grand daughter. You get to do so many things together and she keeps you really young and active. Gorgeous pics of all your adventures in the previous posts. I've been so neglectful trying to catch up with what all my friends are doing. I'll try to visit again soon. I see the world through your trips! hugs, Sue

kate said...

Hi, I have the same London tea pot , i bought it about 4 yrs ago at Gatwick on my way home!!! Fun.
kate :)

Linda (Nina's Nest) said...

Christine, what fun! That looks like a fabulous tea party. I got my 3 year old granddaughter drinking tea with me (watered down along with sugar) fun! Linda

Christie Hines said...

How sweet that you and A.J. had this tea for two "tea party"...she will always remember special days spent with grandma :) Everything looks so pretty love that the way, I can't help but notice the aqua accents against the brown looks aqua and brown together! Hope you have a nice night Christine....
Big Hugs,

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Oh what fun for you and your granddaughter -- can't wait until my four are old enough! Thanks for your sweet visit.

Gloria said...

Such a pretty tea party! And I thought that A.J. was your daughter, NOT granddaughter!!!

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