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Celebrating the Joy of Living & Home Making ~

Baking, Cooking, Decorating, Tea Time, and taking Inspiration from those I love and the world around me...

A sharing of my heart and my home from a Christian perspective

...with a wee bit of whimsy added.

Monday, 20 July 2015

Pretty in Pink and White for Tea Time


"Time spent in the company of a friend is like a golden moment in our day." ~ Ron Lessin 

Hello dear ones and welcome to Tea Time!

Hubby and I are on vacation; yay! So, for the next several weeks we will be on the go quite bit and I will most likely be slower getting around for my visits. Our middle son will be coming home for a visit during this time too. So, please bear with me. 

For our tea today, I have brought out some of my Royal Albert china.



I have set them out on the coffee table. The room is very bright when the sun is shining and oftentimes, it is hard to take pictures.




Lavender Rose 


Lavender Rose

We all love Summer

Friendship ~ Cosmos


Sweet vintage tea spoons - Evening Star by Oneida. These tiny spoons are part of a set my parents received from my grandparents as a wedding gift. You have seen them many times but I do treasure them and I always use them for tea!




Lavender Rose
"May your life always be like a pot of  tea... overflowing to warm the soul." ~ An Irish Blessing 


Cucumber sandwiches with fresh Island strawberries. Sometimes I prefer a sandwich to a sweet. How about you?



Shall we drink to Friendship?



My beautiful and fragrant roses are going through a dry spell and they have stopped blooming, so I picked up a bouquet at the grocery store.

Beautiful as they are, they have no fragrance.


No matter; tea will make it better! I love how the camera caught the light just so and there is a lovely pink hue in the picture.



I am always delighted to look out the window and watch my little goldfinches at the bird feeder. These little beauties sure enjoy sunflower seeds!


I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life that are the real ones after all. ~ Laura Ingalls Wilder 


Till next time, have a wonderful day and savour the sweet, simple joys around you!


I am joining the following parties as well~

A Return to Loveliness
Tuesday Cuppa Tea
Friends Sharing Tea
Tea Cup Tuesday
Share Your Cup Thursday
Home Sweet Home




Sharing from my heart~ Sandi
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