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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 23 April 2012

Tea Time Tuesday

" But what on earth is half so dear-
So longed for - as the hearth of home?" ~ Emily Bronte - "A Little While"

Hello everyone and welcome to another Tea Time Tuesday! I have company this week so I will be a little slower getting around for my visits. 

My boys are all home to help us celebrate our upcoming Wedding Anniversary. More about that at a later date.....

I have been very busy preparing for their arrival; cleaning, baking cookies, muffins, etc: and making lots of spaghetti sauce....

Sugar cookies were one of the staples of the cookie jar
when they were growing up.


Made with love for my boys!

And because of my very hectic schedule, today's tea will be short and sweet. So, do come in and I'll pour us some tea.

White roses and transferware teacups....

The teacups were made in England and I wonder about the tea parties they attended. My sweet cousin found them at a thrift shop and gave them to me. I cherish them because of that. I have paired them with saucers from another set because these don't have their mates. 

"A friend is the sugar bowl in the tea party of life,
Sweet and satisfying to the soul." ~ Unknown 

Happiness is sharing tea with a friend.

My teapot holds a nice Dargeeling tea.

Tea is a symbol of friendship and hospitality around the world.

Cookie with your tea?

Vintage tea spoons...

A little feathered friend joins us. This little tweeter was once dark brown with a mustard coloured breast and I gave him a coat of white paint. He's happier dressed in white!

"Life is a cup to be filled, not drained." ~ Anonymous

I am thinking of making some changes to Tea Time Tuesday for the Summer months. I'll tell you more about it next week. See you then.

"If possible, so far as it depends on you, be at peace with all men." ~ Romans 12:18 {NAS}

I am delighted you have stopped by today for a visit. Your presence always make my tea party that much more special! Do you have a favourite teacup/teapot or mug that you would like to share with us? I would love to see it and I'm sure others would too!

If you wish, you may do coffee instead of tea or the following is acceptable too:
Hot Apple Cider
Hot Chocolate
Iced Tea or iced coffee
Punch in a lovely bowl.
No alcoholic beverages please.

The Tea Time Tuesday button on my sidebar is available for you to use in your post or place on your sidebar if you wish. A poem, tea quote, or scripture verse would be more than welcome!
To be sure everyone has a visit, it would be nice if you visited the participant before and after your name. Inlinkz is available below for you to sign up for my tea party.

Please link back to me so that your visitors may find their way here to visit with all my lovely participants.

A Return to Loveliness ~

Sharing from my heart~ Sandi