Monday, October 19, 2009
"A little cup of friendship
With a bag of tea
When you drink this,
Think of love from me."
Hello, sweet friends, take off your hat and coat and stay a while. I have some tea ready to be served. Please choose one of these rose covered cups to enjoy your tea in. I also have one of my favorite rosy pots to serve you with. I went out to my garden and cut some beautiful roses for us to enjoy, too. I baked a delicious batch of "tea cakes" for us to enjoy. You remember when you visited a couple of weeks ago, I told you about some delicious cookies my momma always made. She called them her "tea cake" cookies. Unfortunately, I did not have her recipe. I think she just had it stored in her memory as how to make them. My friend, Julie Marie, of Idyllhours http://idyllhours.blogspot.com/ later told me that her sweet momma also made a similar cookie, and she had her recipe. She graciously shared her recipe with me and that is the batch of cookies I made. I hope you enjoy them. They are very good! The family picture by my canister set and creamer and sugar is a picture of my great grandparents and their children. The tallest girl dressed in white at the very back is my grandmother, Alice. She was my daddy's mother. She died when my daddy was only four years old. I never personally knew any of these relatives, but I know I am a part of them, and they are a part of me. I especially wish I could have known my grandmother. We will meet one of these days! And last, I had to share some roses in my garden. As long as they are still blooming, I am going to keep snapping pictures. These pictures will give me something to dream of in the coldest days of winter.
Thank you so much for coming by for tea and cookies. I always enjoy our "Tea Things Tuesday". Kim from "Shabby, Pink and Pretty" always hosts our event each week. Thank you, Kim. Please visit Kim and all the other participants to see what tea things they have to share. You can find them all here:http://www.shabbypinkandpretty.blogspot.com/
Wishing each and every one of you a wonderful autumn day!
Posted by Vicki at 4:56 PM