Thursday, September 10, 2009

Thursday Tea Time


Dear Friends,

Thank you so much for coming by today~You're just in time for tea!


We decided to set out two tables today, so there will be plenty of room if you want to bring a doll or two :)~
While we bigger folks will sit at the bigger table here~


The Japanese Knotweed is in bloom, and makes a lovely centerpiece~

Add some pretty cups and saucers, a few healthful refreshments (Except maybe for the pickles), a lemon slice~



And we're all ready to enjoy a few moments of each others' company! Oh yes, don't forget the tea: today's tea is a blend of sage leaves and linden blossoms, very yummy and nourishing.



(Should you be in the mood for something a little more filling than carrots, popcorn, and pickles, we'll be serving up garden-fresh ratatouille in a few minutes here :) )

Thank you to Emily of A Beautiful Life for motivating us to have our party today~we hope you all enjoyed it as much we did it. May you have a blessed day, dear friends, till next time.

Love,

Marqueta

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Friend

My fields are not too rich in grain,
My orchard trees are lean and few;
But, friend of mine, come once again,
Ever their yield belongs to you!

The rooms within my house are small,
Their furnishings are not the best;
But, friend of mine, my home and all
It holds is yours--come you and rest!

~Sydney B. Cooksley

10 comments:

  1. They all look so special and pretty in their dresses. I really enjoyed your photo's! Come by when time allows. Blessings,Rose

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  2. Oh! I love your tea! I felt as if I was right there along with you! :) It looks like it was a great fun and that your girls enjoyed it ~ as well as yourself! :) I think it's so refreshing to "dress up" and have some extra girl time with our children! :) Thanks for sharing!!!

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  3. Marqueta,

    Que lindo se ve todo!

    The children look like they look forward to this time together and sharing these moments with you ;)

    Thank you dear friend for sharing our "tea time" with us.

    Muchas bendiciones,

    lady m

    ps: stop by the cottage when you have the time...

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  4. Wow! You really keep this place updated! I was very much blessed to vicariously enjoy your tea party. As I said before, the internet can be such a landmine. Honestly, I did not even know there was anything new today, but the post for today made it all the better. Thanks again!

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  5. LOVELY.....
    there is nothing so wonderful
    as china tea cups and hot tea!!!!

    Many Blessings~ Miss Jen

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  6. Dear Marqueta,
    It is lovely to see the beauty and love that surrounds your sweet family. Precious memories!

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  7. Now that is my way to spend an afternoon xoxoxox Clarice

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  8. Looks like you all had a wonderful tea time love the blooms on the table and the pictures of the children enjoying the tea! The Tea looks yummy as well! Thanks for sharing ~Many Blessings Heather

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  9. Dear Marqueta, I love the pictures. So SO sweet. I love looking at the fun things you do with your children. It brings back memories of when all mine were smaller. I like to think I did my best to enjoy every moment.

    Love,
    Lynn

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  10. how neat! I'm inspired to have a tea time with my daughter! Perhaps I can do something special like this for her birthday that is quickly approaching.

    blessings to you and your family,
    Deanna

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