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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, 2 April 2018

Happy Easter Monday!

Everything is new in the spring. Springs themselves are always so new, too. No spring is ever just like any other spring. It always has something of its own to be its own peculiar sweetness. - LM Montgomery

Hello dear friends and Happy Easter Monday! It is now the month of April and it's cool but sunny here on PEI. Our weather hasn't quite reached that stage of balmy breezes yet but we know it's coming! 

Easter was early this year but I like the bunnies, chicks and eggs about. They bring some pretty signs of Spring while the earth is still showing signs of winter around these parts. In about three weeks all the songbirds will be singing outside my windows and there will be sprouts in the garden. It is a happy time of year and I understand the term spring fever very well. One can actually notice a spring in folks' steps as they anticipate the lovely weather ahead.

I have set my tea table with some daffodils. Have you ever noticed their lovely fragrance? 

I have chosen some of my favourite colours; robin egg blue and pink for tea today. Easter is such a lovely holiday and its soft colours whisper to us of more loveliness to come.

The robin egg blue teacup and teapot are made by Gracie China.

Our friendship is like a pot of tea...
a special blend of you and me. ~ unknown


The pink teacup is Aynsley made in England. 

Water is the mother of tea, a teapot its father, and fire the teacher. ~ Chinese proverb

Bunnies and chicks are joining us. The chicks around the vase of daffodils actually hop. My aunt and uncle sent them to me one year just for fun. The napkins are a gift from a blogger friend. Aren't they pretty with their scalloped edges?

Tea is like a hug and a handshake; something about it warms friendships and inspires confidences. Victoria magazine

I have made some little chocolate pudding tarts decorated with coloured eggs. My grandchildren are going to love these! The rest of the pudding Hubby and I will enjoy in a simple parfait I'm making. The pretty Limoges plate was given to me by my Aunt Judy.

Thank you for visiting and I wish you all a lovely week of sunshine and smiles. 

I am joining the following parties as well~

Share Your Cup

Friends Sharing Tea

Home Sweet Home

Sharing from my heart ~ Sandi


  1. That is all so lovely and full of fun and spring time! Even the chicks are spring-y!! What fun! Thank you for continuing the Easter/spring spirit today!! So delightful.

  2. Hola mi querida hermanita, unas imágenes muy encantadoras y primaverales. Los pollitos son preciosos . Esos pasteles se ven deliciosos 😛😛.Muchos besitos mi niña, bendecida semana ,Dios te bendiga a ti y tu linda family 😘😘🙅🙅🙏🙏

  3. Your spring tea time is the perfect blend of whimsy and pretty! I had some leftover clotted cream, but no more scones so I ate it with some mini eggs this evening. HA!

  4. So sweet. Daffodils and chicks always brings precious memories of my grandma, Meme, as she grew both. Your peacock blue teapot is lovely, and the tarts look yummy!

    1. Oops. Robin's egg blue teapot...
      (Don't know where peacock came from..)

  5. I just noticed on my calendar that Easter Monday is a holiday in Canada. That is really lovely ... wish we did that here. All of your tea things look beautiful, and those little chocolate tarts are just perfection!

  6. Ooh Sandi, I love your Springtime tea with your little chick and bunny friends. The teapot, with matching teacup is so pretty, and the Aynsley pink one is beautiful. Wouldn't I love a chocolate pudding tart, along with your grandchildren?! Thank you for sharing your gorgeous daffodil tea table with us, sweet friend!

  7. "All things bright and beautiful" .. Your post is so lovely with the sweet bunny and chickies... Your “ Gracie" blue teapot is so joyous... as is that delightful matching cup ..It’s perfect for some Springtime excitement... Now, I’ll be anticipating the robins (ha Ha).. It doesn’t take much to spark the imagination( ha ha)... I’m so glad you have a extra tea set ..I’d surely love to stop over for some tea with you today ... then I could enjoy all the children’s happy faces while they are eating those yummy chocolate tarts... Your post has been most inspiring ... Thank you...Hugs

  8. Hi Sandi, hope you are doing well. The teapot is a pretty color and the Limoges dishes are lovely.


  9. Your Spring Tea Time is so inviting!Love the yellow Daffodils,they are unusual here,made me smile!Gorgeous china!The pink teacup is my favorite!Hugs!

  10. A wonderful and pretty post , made me smile with all the fresh colours and lovely tea cups ,tea pot and flowers . I just love spring , Thanks for sharing , Have a good week !

  11. Sandi, how pretty! I really like your robin's egg blue teapot and teacup. So perfect with the daffodils. Wishing you a happy and healthy spring.

  12. Dear Sandi:
    I am sure those chocolate pudding tarts are gone by now! They are so cute on your aunt's tray. I love your pretty colors that you choose and your daffodil bouquet sure screams springtime even if it doesn't feel like it outside. Each year is different too isn't it? It is much colder here compared to the last 2 spring times. We have had some warmer days but they didn't stay around long. Wishing you a lovely week and I love your new header too!

  13. Such a pretty and cheerful table! Oh, those daffodils are beautiful and go perfect with your tablescape. But my favorite was the pink teacup. So feminine.

    1. Hello Angie! I visited your site and tried three times to leave a comment but it still won't let me. So, I will leave it here....

      Your little tea-for-one is indeed adorable! I have several sets myself but none are as sweet as yours. A wonderful find! Your Madeleines are the perfect treat for tea and home made is always the best. I love Jessica Nelson North's poem. It reminds me of tea times with my dollies when I was growing up. Thank you for sharing; delightful post!

  14. I love all the colors and daffodils are my favorite. The robin's egg blue teapot is so beautiful and the pink teacup wonderful too. Thanks for stopping by Delights of the Heart.

  15. Sandi, that robins egg blue teapot and teacup are absolutely gorgeous! I love the little chicks lurking about. :) Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  16. Hi Sandi! I haven't been visiting in ages but did a post today and thought I'd visit a few 'old' friends while I have the time. Lovely to see your post and pretty teacups. You are still a faithful blogger! Winter weather is lingering here but at least we know it won't last long. Take care, my friend. Blessings,

  17. Gorgeous china Sandi! We had a lovely Easter time here, went to church then was just us since our kids and grandchild lives far. Have a wonderful weekend.

  18. Such a cheerful tea! Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home!

  19. Great article..I am looking so forward to your blogcomment and
    I love your page on your post.. That is so pretty..


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