Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Tea Party Traditions...❤

Despite my wonderfully good intentions to take ever so many pictures of the time we spent with our sweet friends, I sadly did not...however, I did manage to snap a few photographs at our traditional tea party!  Ah...how special it was to be together again!  {{smiles}}


What fun it was to be together...sipping tea, eating chocolate cake which was oh so delicious, chatting away and laughing at our failed attempts to behave like Victorian ladies...{{smiles}}

 

Miss M and I baked a scrumptious chocolate cake (recipe can be found at Blessed Femina) in the morning, then we all decorated our party table...of course we had to add freshly cut flowers, and pretty tea cups!  What tea party is complete without these lovely feminine touches...?

 

 Homegrown flowers...cosmos, cornflower, yarrow, feverfew, and lemon verbena...artfully arranged in milk jugs...
Two of the loveliest little ladies I am so blessed to have as sisters...Gabrielle who is eight, and Beth who is eleven...
Ladies in white...Gabrielle and I...


Little girl with the most beautiful, giving of hearts...Rebekah who is six...
 

All us ladies...Miss M and Miss J are two of the sweetest ladies that I am privileged to know!

...And so our lovely morning and tea party came to an end, but oh!  We shall treasure those delightful moments forever!

Blessings to you, dear friends!
May each of you have a wonderful week further!

13 comments:

Heidi said...

What a beautiful tea! And that picture at the bottom... such a wonderful gathering of lovely sisters and dear friends!! ;) I'm so glad you had such a blessed visit together!

Elizabeth said...

Oh how lovely!! Your pictures are just perfect...and doesn't that cake look scrumptious! You always do such a beautiful job paying such attention to the little details. Thinking of you often, dearest Kelly-Anne :) much love as always!

Maria said...

All of you look so wonderful and beautiful. What a delight the tea must have been :)

Amy said...

What a lovely tea, Kelly-Anne!
Flowers, chocolate and tea are a must for any lady event!
We are hoping to go have a Christmas tea and luncheon next week. I hope we can pull it off... :)
Be blessed!
Amy

Lydia S. said...

It looks beautiful Kelly-Anne! Since we are deep in winter here in the US it was nice to see all of the fresh flowers!

Ana said...

What a sweet group of friends. Sounds like your tea party went beautifully. The table looked absolutely beautiful.

Hugs and Kisses,
❤️Ana

Debbie Harris said...

What a lovely group of ladies and young ladies you all are!
I can imagine that your joy and laughter around the tea cups was a glorious delight. Such fun I am sure was had by all.

Bless you~~ Debbie

Margie said...

So pretty! I'm glad that it wasn't too hot for an outdoor tea party. Now I'm craving chocolate cake...

Cheryl said...

Oh, this I just precious!! I loved seeing the lovely photos! What a beautifully-set table! So lovely and feminine and graceful! I know you must have had a wonderful time, and it is so sweet that you include your dear little sisters! They are all just adorable, too. Thank you for sharing about this wonderful day, and do you know what? I think it speaks volumes that you didn't take more pictures...this means you were living in the moment and cherishing it to the full! God bless you, sweet friend. :)

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

Oh Kelly-Anne, what a beautifully set tea party table! All of you girls are just so gorgeous and I thank you for sharing the picture of all of you. What special memories you've made for your friends and sisters, with giggling, laughter and a chocolate cake!!
Al also visited your post with the ornament exchange...what lovely gifts you received! Your post on your handmade reindeer, Christmas tree, and homemade cards, shows your wonderful creativity and talent. By now your grandma must be with you and I know you're loving that! Enjoy your time together, sweet friend.
Love and hugs, Kitty

Daniela said...

Oh, my sweet, blessed friend, what a wonderful family and what a lovely group of 'Sweet Ladies'... I wonder how beautifully your afternoon has flown away, with such a gorgeous table, laid in the most beautiful and tender colours and your stunning chocolate pie !

May your Saturday be filled with deep joy
with love and sweet hugs
Dany

SpicingUpIdaho said...

Such a beautiful way to enjoy being a lady! A tea with all the pretties - oh how delightful! You and your sisters are so beautiful and precious, what a delight to be able to enjoy just being girls, and such a special time together!

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, dearest Kelly-Anne, what a beautiful bevy of young ladies all enjoying a wonderful tea! I can't think of a more lovely thing to do and love the beautiful setting with the flowers and lovely tablecloth, teacups, and everything! Oh my, that chocolate cake - yum! Your photos are lovely, and I have pinned you all on my secret board on Pinterest of stamping/blogging friends. You are loved! Hugs, sweet friend!