Friday, November 23, 2012

A Christmas Tea

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You know when you walk up to the door that you're in for a good time.

Your table is personalized, just for you.

Your sparkling flavored water awaits.

You can start anticipating by perusing the soup choices for the day.

Then the tea comes, and it's time to get down to serious business. Cream and sugar? Yes, thank you.

Chocolate chip and white chocolate cranberry scones await clotted cream and jam. And more clotted cream.

Isn't this cup just the most gorgeous thing ever??

Pretty red beet soup looks very festive with a Christmas tree crouton.

Be sure to pause to admire the decorations around you. And, if you're lucky, the Winter birds outside the window.



Then the savories arrive. Cucumber and cream cheese Christmas trees, cranberry and pistachio chicken salad, onion and gruyere tarts and curried egg salad sandwiches.

But save room for the sweets!

No one does tea like my sister! These pictures are from last year's tea, and I'm so excited she's doing another one in two weeks!!


Julie said...

Oh my, such delights to savour!

cucki said...

Wowwwwwwwwww everything is just so wonderful
So beautiful xxx

Gabi said...

Wow!!! That's amazing.

Annie said...

Totally decadent! I can see why you are excited to go to another.

Samplers, Silks and Linens said...

Gosh everything looks so English to me, you are not originaly from England are you?

Shirlee said...

It all looks wonderful!

Susan @ Real Girl Designs said...

My invitation must have gotten lost in the mail!

It all looks so yummy!

Melanie said...

You had me at clotted cream.

Sara said...

That looks amazing, no wonder you're excited to go again!

ricketyjo said...

That looks absolutely divine!

Carrie said...

Aww, Momma's Tea!! Which sitting are you coming to this year? I will be there to serve :)

Chris said...

How lovely!

Meari said...

Wow! That's awesome. I went to a Victorian Tea earlier this summer when I was in Colorado. Very cool!

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