Welcome to my first Tea Party Tuesday. I am very excited to have you here and I just know we are going to have a good time. When I was trying to decide which teapot to use for the first tea party it just seemed right to use my Dainty Blue tea set.
Anyone who knows me in blogland has seen it before and many of you have commented on it, so I knew that is what I wanted to use. I have had this tea set since we were first married and it is one of the few things I own that has any sentimental value. My aunt gave me a cup and saucer to get me started and by the time I was married I had a whole tea set for 8. It is English. The manufacturer is Shelley and the pattern is Dainty Blue. I just love it! The only places to buy it now are antique shops, Ebay or Replacements China.
I have arranged all the tea things on my wicker tea trolley.
And I made some little cucumber and cream cheese tea sandwiches. It's important to slice the cucumbers very thin and use the English cucumbers, the ones you don't have to peel.
I have wheeled the tea cart into our living room.
and moved the wing chairs closer together for a cozier setting for us.
Would you like a sandwich? These look huge in this photo but they are very tiny!
I'll pour you a cup of tea. milk or lemon? sugar? I have a pot of coffee in the kitchen if you'd prefer.
So what's new with you? I'd love to know what you are up to these days.
Thank you so much for coming to my first Tea Party Tuesday. It really means a lot to me to have you here and you have made it a special day! I am excited to come and visit you too!
If you are joining Tea Party Tuesday and have tea ready at your house, here is what to do:
1.Write your post. Use my tea party button( you can just copy it) and include a link back to me,so that your visitors can go to the other tea parties too.
2.Publish your post.
3.Sign in with mr linky making sure you link to your tea party post . To do that click on the title of the post. Then up at the top of your screen it will display the url for that specific post. Copy that url in the space provided by mr linky.
4. Please leave me a comment to let me know you posted.