Purple and Cream Rabbit Tea

Welcome to the 54th Tea Time Tuesday   
As you are looking at this Tea, I will be in surgery for eight to ten hours.
I will have Tea Time Tuesday each week posting as I recover, for you to link to. I can’t wait to be able to just sit and enjoy all your Teas, Table settings, and food.
I am very late getting this post up, for I have done many Tea Tables this week, 
Instead of posting, I have been doing Teas, for you to enjoy while I am in the hospital. 

My Daddy had major heart surgery  this week, as I had a bad asthma attack, my asthma is better. I went to see my Daddy last night an hour away, I have not been able to walk for 3 days. Just a swollen knee, but no idea why, so I had to go and have test to have it checked out. All my test came out negative, the Doctor thinks, I may have sprained my knee somehow, 
 I haven’t fallen lately. lol
 Daddy had my family call and he was not doing well, as I too wanted so to see him before my surgery. I decided to visit him, while at the hospital he is in I went and and my tests. I was thinking they would only do one test, I stayed six hours in the hospital last night. I did not get my post up, as I got in bed at 3:00 am. I sent family on errands to buy things I still needed for the hospital stay today. while I have been getting things ready for my hospital stay.
  It almost 3:00 am again, and I have to be at the hospital in a few hours for surgery. 
Many of you have asked for an address to send cards and gifts, so sweet of you all, but not necessary.
This is the address to our Old General Store/Bistro Cafe we have bought and working on opening in a few months, it will have a large room, where we will have a Tea Room also.
Leesburg Mercantile
Lady Katherine
289 Hwy 481
Pelahatchie, Mississippi 39145

I have pictures of a Tea I have done with my Birthday Dishes, My husband bought me last year from Cracker Barrel. I still need 4 more bowl cups as you will see pudding in, and I so want the dinner plates, for Cracker Barrel did not have the dinner plates last year.
Look close at the dishes and the Tea Set, for they are different, but blend so well together.
I do have last year’s Tea Set that matches the dessert plate, bread plate, and bowls.
The new set this year has daffodils on it, and some of the same patterns as last years set.
So for my family, that says I am so hard to buy for, I can’t have flowers at the hospital because of my asthma, and my Birthday will be in just one month. I want to add to this collection to have a Birthday Luncheon with these dishes, my husband bought me for my Birthday.
Cracker Barrel also has a wonderful platter to match. I was born on Good Friday, so these dishes are wonderful for my Birthday Dishes!  
I will warn you, I have many photo’s without food, and with food.

I used this dish as a bread and butter plate, but it would also make a great dessert plate
This Year’s Tea Set
Notice the daffodils on it, the dinner plates look just like this Tea Set
Tray for Tea Set, notice the butterfly, same as the egg cup dishes from last year 
Added the desert,or salad plates to my three tier stand
Yes, I have daffodils blooming,and used pansies 
Also added in a little lavender rosemary from my rosemary bush 
The rabbit says Not enough Thyme, see the butterfly in last years egg cup
I ran out of time this week, so sorry!
Here are the egg shaped bowls, I need four, then I will have enough for my four grandchildren
The mugs are large, and I want to find a simple cream set of Teacups to go with my Birthday Dishes

 On back of two yard sale chairs, I tied lavender ribbon and used little handbags, I bought while traveling

I also used the cups to hold clotted cream, and jam
My friend Kathy gave me six of these bowls last year for my Birthday, when she heard my husband had bought me this set of dishes for my Birthday.

 All the rabbits on the table came from Dollar Tree this year, 
my daughter Suzette got for me to do this Tea.
Thank You Suzette! 

Now for the food
Chocolate candy, Fancy cakes with real pansy blooms, and blueberry scones

I used butterscotch pudding, crushed butterscotch candy and sprinkled on top of pudding

The salt and pepper shakers are in shape of an egg, and the New Tea Se,
t this year has the same iris pattern on it’s spout.
One has a bird house and a blue bird which if you look close at my Cracker Barrel Birthday Dishes, you can see them. The name of this pattern is Easter Traditions.
Yes, this would be  a wonderful Tea for Easter, Spring, or my Birthday! 
Hope to have all the dinner plates, more bowls, and the platter by my Birthday April 5th.
I hope you enjoyed seeing my Tea Today, As you come to the end Please say a little prayer for me today while I am in surgery. My daddy needs many more prayers, I called hoping I would get to talk with him before I go to surgery, but he was not feeling well! 
Someone call him today and tell him I thinking of him and love him! 
I will not be able to link the next few weeks to anyone”s Tea’s or Meme’s. I hope to be back up and well soon! My daughters will put an update about me on my facebook page.
Remember I will be having my give a away this month of Muse new lovely book of poetry, Anthesis
You can find Muse on facebook, or look at last week’s post, I have a link there, should you not want to wait on a chance to win in my give away.
Thank You all For Making Tea Time Tuesday, a dream come true for me!
I will be having posts each week for you to link to. Talk with you all soon!
As Always Save A Cup Of Tea For Me!
Lady Katherine

17 thoughts on “Purple and Cream Rabbit Tea

  1. I have not been to bed all night, getting this post up, and packing for surgery. I will be in surgery in two hours from now. Talk to you all soon!

  2. You are sweet and beautiful beyond words to have set up this tea for us when you are preparing for surgery. I hope and pray all goes well.

    Much love and prayers being sent your way…


  3. WE will be praying for you Lady Katherine – you are in our hearts as always! Speedy recovery. Thank you for sharing a special tea with all of us!

  4. Lady Katherine, You are in my thoughts and prayers.
    This is a beautiful tea, one of the prettiest I have ever seen! You are such a talented and artistic person.
    Blessings, Beth

  5. Lady Katherine, this shows what a very special person you are … to stay up all night putting this beautiful tablescape together for us, and even ones for the following week. What love you have for others.

    I am going to make a special prayer post today and put you on it. Marty at TTT is in Oregon helping her grandson recover from his bad skiing accident, and I’ll add her family on there too.

    You touch my heart, and I am praying for you. That is a very long surgery.

    God bless,


  6. I prayed as soon as I read your blog, Katherine. I hope your surgery went well and that you are recovering very well. I also pray your dad is ok. Your birthday tea is gorgeous, perfect for spring and Easter too. Love the bunnies! Pleas take care and get well soon!…Christine

  7. I pray your surgery went well and you will be up and about very soon, feeling great!

    Your Bunny Tea just made me smile all the way through your post. What a delight to return home to a table set like this!I hope you get more dishes to go with this, and a memorable birthday celebration using all these lovelies.

  8. Good luck with surgery heal well.
    Love those Easter bowls and plates I love bunnies so Easter is always a favorite time for decorating.

  9. I hope things have went well for you in surgery. I am ooh & ahhing over these dishes. They are adorable.

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