Today is Tea Things Tuesday, brought to you by our lovely and very shabby, pink and pretty hostess, Kim! Click on the tea cabinet to the right to join her and the other participants to see some beautiful things that are all about tea.
I’m so glad you are here, because I want to show you some photos I took at our monthly tea party . When I first started my blog back in late June, I told you about the tea club that I’m part of…the Rose Petal Tea Society. We all love tea, some of us more than others, but we all share in the love of getting together each month for a tea party. Sometimes we go out, and sometimes one of the “girls” will have the tea party in her home.
This month, we were blessed with perfect weather for an outdoor tea on the deck. It was all autumn, and we were also asked to wear a straw hat decorated with an autumn theme. I tried to get pictures of all of them, but I must have been moving more than I thought, so several of them were blurred, but I do have a couple to show. Some of us, like yours truly, forgot to wear hats, but we sure enjoyed seeing the creativity of our friends!
Once again, I forgot to take pictures of the delicious food that was served. We started out with homemade potato soup, followed by a spring green salad, then we were served wonderful open face chicken salad sandwiches, spread on a leaf or pumpkin shaped piece of bread. Our tea choices were ginger peach and apple cinnamon…delish!.
All three tablecloths were made by our hostess, Karen, just for us!
I have no idea how I got this picture at this angle!
And she used her green and yellow depression glass…so beautiful!
We all received a bag of daffodil bulbs along with these two copies of lovely verse and information.
Isn’t this a pretty yellow teapot?
Sheila shared with me that she and her hubby just celebrated 50 years of marriage! Congratulations, Sheila!!!!
Are these beautiful autumn colors, or what? Good job, Linda!
Lois decorated her hat with real leaves from her yard! Look at those beautiful colors of purple and gold!
Kathy had surgery on her hip recently and uses this cane for a little extra support. Having to be right in style, she decorated it for the occasion!
Kathy delightfully says “I won, I won! I won the door prize…go, me!”
Perfect floral arrangement for an outdoor autumn tea!
There are about 18 in our club, but a few were not able to attend, so we had fourteen on Saturday. I wish all of you could have been there with us to share in a beautiful day of fellowship, giggles, political talk…yes, I said political talk. We might be cute and frilly, but we’re women of substance, and we will fight for our grandchildren. Don’t mess with us!
Seriously, our government is not governing at all…only they know what they are doing, because the rest of us do not. Logic and common sense have been abandoned, as has morality and honesty. Do you remember being a kid and having someone bigger than you hold you down on the ground, or tie your hands behind your back? Do you remember how you felt? I do. I felt very angry and vulnerable. Guess what..I feel that way now. Someone bigger than me is holding me down. My question is this…what happens to personal freedom when they refuse to let you go?
So I return to my tea cottage, put the kettle on, take a scone or two out of the freezer and warm it up, then pray that God will strike a match under our complacency. Thinking back to some old westerns, I recall that the good guys always won. I wonder…maybe we need the Calvary to come along waving the American Flag. Who is the Calvary today? You and me.
If you’re weary of the constant dismantling of our constitution, come and join me for a cup of tea. We will have a moment of contentment before the Indians scalp us.
God bless you all. God bless our troops, and protect them from harm. Thank you.