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Friday, July 17, 2009

A Few of My Favorite Sayings.....Or Food for Thought

Faith is daring the soul to go beyond what the eyes can see. Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.” ~H. Jackson Brown You are my whole existence and I will Love you until my last Breath. Albert to Victoria "Life is too short, Forgive quickly, Kiss slowly, Love truly, Laugh uncontrollably, and Never regret anything that made you Smile. What if the rest of your life was the best of your life? If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. A Man should hear a little music, read a little poetry and see A fine picture every day of his life in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful Which God has implanted in the Human Soul Johann Wolfgang Von Goeth

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Happy Birthday Gina!!!!!!

Today is Gina's Birthday, everyone please join with me in wishing her a wonderful birthday!!! I've set a special Tea Birthday Party for her, please join us!!!! (Please excuse our blog look, it is under construction and hope to be done soon, this is not the finish product at all, thanks Kate) A Tea Party for a Princess at heart.....using the Red Toile Dishes and Birthday Plates and Napkins....... A delicious scone just for Gina with birthday candles...... Here is the birthday Girl!!!! And our celebration would not be complete without Peter Rabbit, Gina's favorite, coming to visit on her special Day!!! And we all know Gina likes her bubbly.....so cheers to you Gina,,,,,don't forget all the memories of a very special friendship, friends don't come easily and best friends are hard to find, so Happy Birthday to You!!!!! This is Gina after a few glasses of bubbly on my birthday celebration at the Biltmore in NC. We had just finished visiting the Tasting Room at the Winery.....and I had to stop and visit the Lambs.....I hope you have as good a birthday as I did when you were here.... Happy Birthday Love Kate

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Wallpaper Wednesday

Design by Anne Coyle Wallpaper Wednesday the day to do a post on wallpaper this is for you Kate Green Toile.

Friday, July 10, 2009

Tea Time Tuesday.....

Welcome to Tea Time Tuesday!!! I hope everyone enjoys themselves, we have quite a few Teas' to attend so lets go. Some of my favorite memories of Tea are in England....here I am on my birthday in Windsor UK, so excited to go to Tea. Tea varies from village to village (photo, below thanks to Mary at Across the Pond) is a typical "Cream Tea" which is served with Fruit Sconces (Raisin) or Plain scones and all the trimmings but very informal. Each pub in every village has Tea, each has its on unique set of Tea China , below, is a photo I took after I had tea at a tiny pub on a cliff overlooking the Sea, in Mevagissey, Cornwall. Tea was as lovely ( in a small pub) as it is, in the city of Truro in Cornwall.

Below, Tea at the famous Orangery, on the grounds at
Kensington Palace, the last home that Princess Di lived in before
her untimely death. It is open to the public, be prepared to
wait in line, but is it well worth the wait. It is the most beautiufully
appointed Tea I've ever been to in the world I hope everyone enjoyed Tea Time Tuesday and please come
each week......after all we should all treat ourselves to Tea
at least once a week....until then
Ta, Ta
Kate

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Wallpaper Wednesday

Wallpaper featured is Cole and Son
Very large mirror gives a great illusion to the room
Wallpaper Wednesday the day to do a post on wallpaper.

Monday, July 6, 2009

Tea Time Tuesday......

Cheers to everyone, and welcome to my first Tea Time Tuesday!!! I am taking over for Barb at Grits and Glamour who is busy now with a new business.....So here we go I'm sorry I don't have Mr. Linksey up yet, but being the novice I am I will try and so my own thing for now which I hope will suffice for this week. Marty @ http://astrollthrulife.blogspot.com/2009/06/tea-time-tuesday-youre-invited.html Ellen B @ http://happywonderer.wordpress.com/2009/06/22/tea-time-tuesday/ Carolina Jewel http://carolinajewels-table.blogspot.com/2009/06/to-tea-time-tuesday-hosted-by-barb-at.html Sandy @ http://sandy-coppernthings.blogspot.com/ Kammy @ http://sandy-coppernthings.blogspot.com/ Tammy @ http://tammy518-mamaison.blogspot.com/2009/06/tea-time-tuesday-just-peachy.html Barb @ http://barbsgoodlife.blogspot.com/2009/06/tea-time-tuesday.html Liz @ http://rosevignettes.blogspot.com/2009/02/cindys-centerpiece-party.html Southern Whimsy @http://southernwhimsy.blogspot.com/2009/06/story-of-tea-cup.html Rose Princess @ http://barbara-theroseprincess.blogspot.com/ Lorna @ http://laceandivycottage.blogspot.com/2009/06/tea-house-on-los-rios.html Ceekay @ http://thinkinofhome.blogspot.com/2009/06/tea-time-tuesday-post.html Jo @ http://jos2ndact.blogspot.com/2009/06/tea-time-tuesday.html Katherine @ http://thingsienjooy.blogspot.com/2009/06/tuesday-tea-time.html Playing Dishes @ http://playingdishes.blogspot.com/2009/06/teatime-tuesday-at-grits-and-glamour.html Bonafide Southern @ http://bonafidesouthern.blogspot.com/2009/06/tea-time-tuesday.html http://starshinechic.blogspot.com/2009/06/lets-have-tea-party.html Gina @ http://purdywallcovering.blogspot.com/ http://confessionsofaplateaddict.blogspot.com/2009/06/tea-and-tablescapeora-blue-moon-tea.html http://www.settoatea.typepad.com/ Sandy @ http://peoniesmagnolias.blogspot.com/ My Post this week as promised is photos of my Tea towel collection, above is an English Towel I bought at Windsor Castle in the UK. Below, is your typical Charlestonian Magnolia Tea Towel A French Tea Towel from my Daughter 2007 Yves De Lorme Tea Towel Another English Tea towel purchased in London And I saved the favorite for last , my Harrods Tea Towel also purchased in London. Until next week, happy Tea Time Tuesday Kate

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Wallpaper Wednesday

Would you like to have this in your Boudoir?
A lovely washstand paired with a Venetian glass mirror and striped wallpaper. If you would like to participate in wallpaper Wednesday all need to do is post a picture with some great wallpaper.