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...with a wee bit of whimsy added.

Friday 12 August 2016

Tea Time with My Girls

Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. ~ Cathy Allen

Hello my lovely friends! While my family was home we enjoyed many different activities and made some wonderful memories. One of them was a tea party with my daughter in law and my little granddaughter. 

We didn't have a lot of time and we had to scoot the guys out the door so we could enjoy this special time together.

Mommy is pouring the tea while the little lady looks on and Nanny takes the picture.

The table was set with lace and the tiered stand held chicken rollups and peanut butter and jam sandwiches. Nanny tried to serve something that she knew Jenna-Lynn would like; chocolate tarts and strawberry wafers were the sweets.

My Skye McGhie Cream Lace teapot held David's Tea Kombucha Tea, which is a mixture of oolong tea, mango, pineapple, kombucha powder, and safflower petals. I normally don't care for fruity teas but this one was delicious! Jenna-Lynn had three full cups of tea with honey and milk of course!

We sipped tea from three different teacups and saucers. Originally I had set out my matching Masons Vista teacups for my granddaughter and me. 

I told her the story about how they came to be mine but she wanted a "big girl cup" like Mommy and me. So the demi tasse was put back in the cabinet and she chose the Burleigh Calico Red teacup instead. This little lady knows what she wants.

She is wearing her new dress that her daddy bought her the day before and the necklace he brought back for her from his trip to Mexico. 

Star Dust 
glistening on angels wings
Little Girls 
dreams are 
of magical things

Johnson Bros. Old Britain Castles was Carina's teacup.

And I sipped from my Mason's Vista teacup.

Jenna-Lynn loved the parasol and the tiny silver spoons. But having had three cups of tea I would say she rather enjoyed the tea too.

She sniffed the last of my roses. I thought my roses were done and they came back just long enough for a bouquet for our little tea time.

Boomer was bound he was going to have tea as well so he jumped up on Carina's lap. He really is a character! It's hard to say "No" to that face.

It was a lovely little tea time with my beautiful girls. And Boomer too!

My pretty girls! 

It was good to the last drop.

Today I'd like to sit and sip,
Forget about the world a bit,
Ignore the things I have to do,
And just enjoy a cup or two. - Unknown

I'm so glad you could drop by for a visit. Enjoy your weekend and be sure to capture all those magical moments before they are gone.

I am joining the following parties ~

 Tuesday Cuppa Tea
 Bernideen's Tea In The Garden
 Tea Cup Tuesday
 The Art of Home-Making Mondays
 Share Your Cup Thursday
 Home Sweet Home

 Sharing from my heart ~ Sandi


  1. What a delightful time you had have teatime with your girls.....making memories for your granddaughter to think on and cherish. Have a wonderful weekend Sandi.

  2. Jenna-Lynn and her Mommy are such beauties, Sandi! How special to share tea with the two of them. I had a tea party with two of my grands that I will share next week. I'm hoping that they will remember these special things that we do with them, aren't you?

  3. What a beautiful post Sandi!! Boomer sounds a bit like my little Rosie - a very spoiled Yorky who thinks she's human! LOL! Thanks for sharing your lovely tea!!

  4. Each photo here is priceless! I love your hands serving the tea too! Pretty fingernail polish. I think your table and goodies look tea-lightful! Thanks for sharing and linking.

  5. Oh, Sandi, how totally precious! Jenna-Lynn is an absolute doll, and I know what a treat it was for you to share teatime with her and her lovely momma. You have started a tradition for sure---every time they visit, you will need to take tea together.

    I really love that Cathy Allen quote you shared. Very wise words.


  6. Sandi your granddaughter is just beautiful presious memories you did make. She got me with the sweet smile. It is so nice to have tea parties with the girls.. Have a wonderful day and weekend with love Janice

  7. Dear Sandi, It must be the week for Tea's; my daughter hosted one for all the girls in the family yesterday. It is a great way to teach manners and the gift of hospitality. There are 8 granddaughters in our family and they are growing so relaxed with entertaining others. Love your photos.
    Hugs, Noreen

  8. Sandi, this is such a beautiful post. I love that quote about memories. And you are certainly making wonderful memories with this three-generations tea. Some of my fondest memories are of having tea with my mother and grandmother.

  9. I'm so glad you had a chance for that special tea party while your girls were with you. Lovely memories being made!

  10. Sandi,
    Such sweet photos!! And memories that will last a life time!! So happy that you had this time with your family!!
    Thanks for visiting!! Have a great weekend.

  11. What a special day! Isn't having tea with your special ladies just the best thing ever? I love how she is turning into quite a lovely lass. ♥

  12. You do have two beautiful young ladies there! The tea sounds good. I will check it out. The china you have chosen is just beautiful! Boomer is a cutie! :)

  13. I need some grandchildren - especially girls - so I can have a sweet little tea party like yours.

  14. Awww, what a sweet tea! I'm so glad that your adorable daughter inherited your love of tea and pretty china!

  15. What a 'sweet' little beauty your granddaughter is. And I love how you brought her into your passion of sipping tea and eating finger foods. Loved scrolling through this Sandi. So glad you had the time with your beautiful girls. Have a fabulous week.

  16. How very delightful! We have tea often with friends of ours and all of the girls love the old fashioned tea cups, the dainties on a vintage cake plate and, of course, the honey and milk! Your post made me smile all the way through!

  17. How wonderful! What a sweet and precious tea time!

  18. Oh what a fun tea party! Your girls are so pretty, do glad you had a chance to have a tea party with them...Christine

  19. Dear Sandi, What a delightful tea party for all. Yes, I do believe you created a special memory, and it was a blessing for you to have that special time together. Jill

  20. Oh I just LOVED this ( I guess because I am a grandma too :)

    What a special time..the little one is just adorable in every photo and your DIL is lovely. And of course tea had to include the pup! :)

  21. Oh, Sandi! Your lovely tea party has made my day!! :) :) Your grand daughter seemed to love every minute! Love her big girl cup and the parasol too! How dainty and sweet....have had many tea parties with my own daughter, of course. Aren't the simple pleasures of life just wonderful?
    Cheers, Catherine
    (newest follower of your blogging adventures!) :) :)

  22. How sweet! Your granddaughter is adorable! Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home!

  23. What precious memories you have made! Thank you for sharing with us on the Art of Home-Making Mondays at Strangers & Pilgrims on Earth! :)


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