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Tea Party!

December 27th, 2013 at 05:05 pm

A friend of mine had a birthday this week. Her daughter asked what she wanted and she said how about a tea party?

As a kid I remember having a little plastic tea set and the doll and I would imbibe, but I never have been to a true tea party.

DH asked if I had tea and crumpets (he certainly watches too much T.V.) and I said no, but there were three kinds of tea and scones and sandwiches and other goodies.

We all sort of dressed up. Dressing up wasn't a prerequisite, but I think the nature of the party made us all want to. Not everyone knew each other, but we all shared the affection for our friend. It was a delightful way to spend the afternoon. I wasn't too sure because I'm not a big party person, but everyone was friendly and we talked and mingled and it was just a very civilized afternoon.

There were vintage tea cups and we oohed and aahed over them. Most were handed down from different family members.

Maybe the English have the right idea after all!

4 Responses to “Tea Party!”

  1. Maranatha Says:

    That sounds like a lovely afternoon!

  2. snafu Says:

    What fun to do something totally different. What tea did you choose?

  3. rob62521 Says:

    I tried both the orange and then my favorite, Earl Gray.

  4. CB in the City Says:

    The English DO have the right idea! I look forward to my annual tea at the Drake Hotel all year! A tea party at home is a fun idea, too.

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