Welcome to the 25th Tea Time Tuesday
Join me Today for a Tea with Special Guests in the Garden,
as I announce the winner for my give away a $100.00 Gift Card from CSN Stores.
Today I have very special guests for Tea
Olivia is a lovely lady, I have met through my website and talked with many times.
I won one of her many give aways, a Christmas ball place card holder set.
Olivia, my pet name,( came about with a joke we have)
for Susan at Between Naps On The Porch,
hostess for Tablescape Thursday, and Metamorphosis Monday.
Where one can find many lovely Tablescapes, and wonderful makeovers of Design.
Olivia has through Email, and telephone calls, has become a special lady in my life.
Olivia and I have many long talks of Tablescaping, and Design. She has been a great friend through my surgeries. A lovely book of Tablescapes for Christmas came in the mail for me to read as I recover! I am so honored to call Susan, friend and her join me for Tea today!
Another of my special guests is the lovely Micheal Lee, whom I have also met through my website.
Michael Lee is a special lady in my life also. We have talked through many Emails. I won one of her many give away, a Le Creuset Stoneware Pear Casserole Dish.
We have had wonderful talks of our farms, her encouragement for my writing.
Michael Lee once lived in my home State of Mississippi.
Many great writers are from Mississippi, and Michael Lee West is one of them.
You might know her from at Designs by Gollum, hostess for Foodie Friday. Where one can find many wonderful food, recipes, and design ideas on her website.
I am so honored to have Michael Lee, another lovely friend join me for Tea Today!
My next guest is the lovely Laurie, I have also met through my website. Laurie is a very special lady in my life also. We have talked through Email and Telephone calls. Laurie has been so wonderful, my last surgery Laurie not only called to check on me,
but sent and forwarded many lovely cards from you ladies in Blogland.
Laurie at Bargain Hunting With Laurie,
Hostess for Saturday Favorites.
I am so honored to have Laurie for Tea Today.
As my lovely guests pull up a chair, which I painted my favorite Gentleman’s Blue.
I also wove strips of fabric to make the seat in these old ladder back chairs.
I found these chairs, some at garage sales, thrift stores for just a few dollars.
I also had a few of the chairs given to me by my neighbors.
As I sit down to my place setting
I shall pour each of my guests a cup of Vanilla Creme Tea.
(bought from Vintage Tea)
One lump of sugar or two? Milk?
(Always serve milk not cream with Tea)
I am serving my guest Chocolate Chip Scones,
(made from a mix bought from Victorian House Scones)
Fancy Cakes with a pink rose bud on top,
(Little Debbie’s Fancy Cakes)
(Yes you can eat the rose buds, no chemicals were used on the roses.)
Chocolate Cookies with Vanilla Icing
( Little Debbie’s Chocolate Cookies)
Garnished with Peppermint
(from my Herb Garden)
We can enjoy at the birdbath of floating roses
Bird bath with floating roses
On the table we shall enjoy a Heart Pierced bird bowl of floating pink roses
Enjoying another dish of floating roses, which I won from Becky at Holiday at the Sun
Becky has been dropping by to visit me often!
Becky I have another chair and will add another place setting just for you to join me for Tea. I want you to see my lovely Oak Tree which you and I have climbed together!
Held on tight together while swinging on a branch!
While Emailing and Talking on the Telephone!
Welcome my lovely friend, to my Garden Tea!
Now this is all the things I have won while enjoying my website the last Two Years!
The Winner for the 100.00 Gift Card Give Away from CSN Stores!
Congratulations to Concetta at Concetta’s Cafe
Concetta, you shall be able to buy what your heart desires,
from any of CSN Stores, and they have many Stores Online.
Please email me at email@example.com your Email address,
to claim your 100.00 Gift Card from CSN Stores.
Tablecloth: White linen cloth, topped with a cream sheer
(given by my husband’s Aunt Johnnie Nell)
Cream Three Tier Stand: Fred’s Dollar Store
Chargers, Cups, Bird Bowl Pattern: Pierced Heart, from Ross
Cream Dinner Plate: My husband Grandmother’s everyday dishes
Blue Rose Desert Plate Pattern: Wood and Son, made in England, from Ross
Flatware: Renaissance Reproduction, Walmart
12×12 Tea Napkins: I made
Napkin Holders: Dollar Tree
Tea Set Pattern: Pierced Heart, from Ross
(Sitting on an old aluminum embossed tray, covered with an old doily)
Bought from a Antique Store
Plant Stand Holding Tea Set, Draped with an Old Shawl
Bought from a Antique Store
Plant Stand Holding Tea Set, Draped with an Old Shawl
Metal Bird House: Jerome Tanks, Philadelphia, Mississippi
I have added another table! For Christine at Christine Home and Travel Adventures has stopped by and will be joining us for Tea! Christine sent me a wonderful book on designing yards for me to enjoy as I recover. I love talking with Christine by Email and telephone. I have had Tea with Christine twice in the past year as she lives here in Mississippi. I have enjoyed the time I have spent with Christine. I had so much fun seeing her home in real life. She been a wonderful friend and is a member of the Mississippi Magnolia Southern Belles. MMSB is a group of ladies from Mississippi who all have met for a Tea Luncheons this past year. Christine is a lovely person do stop by her website and see her Tea this week. She is the first Tea Time Tuesday link this week.
Beverly at Pink Saturday is joining us for Tea also! Now I can add place setting for Becky. Christine, and Beverly here on this iron table covered in a crocheted tablecloth my sister,
Doris gave me. A bowl of Early American Prescut Crystal with floating Pink Roses.
Beverly has been a special person in my life also, Beverly is the hostess for Pink Saturday, which is for the Awareness of Breast Cancer. Beverly features a website each Saturday, I was the first website she featured and such an honor for me. Beverly has emailed me such encouraging words, as I have been recovering from my 40th surgery.
I have had many complications, and still have many complications,
along my journey of Breast Cancer since 2003.
Each person is asked to share an experience for The Miracle Party.
I would like to share through my journey of Breast Cancer, I am Thankful for all the friends I have and have made through my website. For all the lovely gifts, cards, and food I have received.
Most of all through this journey, my husband Terry, has been my caretaker. Being a caretaker with all we have been through he has stayed at my side, not only taking care of me, but running the household, being my nurse, my hair dresser, my cook, my maid, my list could go on and on. The caretaker job is very hard, demanding, and burdensome. We have stayed close and he is my best friend as I am his, as we have known each other since we were 8 years old. Childhood Sweethearts and married for almost 33 years. I want to hold my glass up and give Cheers to my husband for all the things he has gone through with me. He deserves the Husband of The Years Award!
If had one wish I would give him something so special, that he has dreamed of,
yet he has not been able to do, for he has stayed at my side.
I am Thankful for My Wonderful Simple Man Makin It Do!
I am so honored to share with you a special event,
Beverly will be having on August 28, 2010.
Beverly will be joining a MIRACLE PARTY,
to celebrate Collette’s Recovery and Miracle Makeover sponsored by Guide Post!
A Lovely Background of my Grandmother’s Roses, with a Lovely Table Set for Tea
I hope you enjoyed my Garden Tea for my Special Guests!
As Always Save A Cup Of Tea For Me!
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