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Sunday, April 11, 2010

Let's Celebrate Tea Cup Tuesday!

"Tea is a picnic indoors"

Hello All! Happy Tea Cup Tuesday!
Today I am sharing a lovely little tea with you.
I know today is about tea cups, but today I am going to sneak in a teapot! I also love to have roses around, as well as to decorate a tea tray. I think roses have been my all time favorite flower all my life, followed closely by lilac's and violets. Roses are pure Delight to me! I once had a small garden with over 20 English roses in it. That was pure heaven. I had vases and pots of roses all over my house. I would love to do that again!

This week I am posting about one of my favorite tea sets for Christmas time. This is Old Country Roses by Royal Albert, a pattern many of you already know well. The pot is so sweet! I love having tea with it. The tea I am having today is a really good quality Earl Grey. Along side it I am having some delicious gluten free cheddar scones. Mmmmm!

Thank you for stopping by and for all your loving supportive comments and good wishes. I am in much less pain than I was and hoping for a good prognosis in a few weeks! Yea!

If you would like to join in today, just fill in the two blanks below and Mr. Linky will automatically add you to the list so we can come and visit you too!

Hugs to you all,


Victoria said...

Yay. Happy tea time! Wow....this is so gorgeous..super-beautiful photos...I love that set...truly gorgeous..yay!! I am dazzled! have a beautiful day!

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

I have always admired this pattern so I think I need to start picking up some of my own pieces of this beautiful china! Happy Tea Time!!

Ginger said...

You're a girl after my own heart. I agree with each thing you said, I love OCR, Earl Grey, scones and tea parties, roses, lilacs and violets. All my favorites. Love the OCR teapot, hadn't seen that one.


Debby said...

Gorgeous post...Love the pics..I have the same set of dishes and they look so amazing when the table is set.

Martha's Favorites said...

Hi Terri: Thank you for much for all your hard work. I am so glad you are doing a little better. I will keep praying. You are very dear to me. Please let me know, if I can do anything for you. Blessings, Martha

P.S. I love the Country Roses that you shared. I have some of them as well. Your tea pot is so cute. Hugs, Martha

Natasha in Oz said...

Hi Terri! I have seen your little tea party out there in blog land and I hope that you don't mind but I have joined in too!

I look forward to seeing all of your beautiful pieces of china each week.

Thank you so very much for having me.

Best wishes,

{oc cottage} said...

Oh!! OCR was my very first love!!!

m ^..^s

Diann @ The Thrifty Groove said...

Hi Terri!

What a beautiful teapot set! The setting looks so pretty set up!

Anonymous said...

Hi...i love your gorgeous photos...the florals...the royal "elegance"...

what a great tea pot!

i'll try to post a tea cup today, I've already added my link!

ciao bella
creative carmelina loves tea cup tuesdays!!!!! Yeah!

Anonymous said...

I had a friend ages ago that collected Royal Albert. She was from Germany and her home reflected it....deep colors, doilies, tea set, and ROSES! You would have loved her! And you had a rose garden! I would love to see pictures of it! How beautiful they are and what patience you had to grow them! The ones on your table for this picture are so pretty...love all the colors!
Glad you're feeling better!
Warm rosey hugs,

Theresa said...

What a beautiful tea cup and tea pot!
I love the roses~ Mine are started to bloom and when the rain stops I can't wait to take some pictures to share! Such a delightful tea!
xo ~Theresa

Terri Gordon said...

Hi Terri, I hope this finds you feeling better, you have been in my thoughts and prayers. I love your teacup and teapot, it is just beautiful. I also love your beautiful vase with beautiful roses. We must think alike, those are my favorite flowers also. But then again I love all flowers. Take good care of yourself and thank you for putting on Teacup Tuesday's, it is fun. Hugs, Terri

Vicki said...

Hi, Terri, I am a roseaholic, too. Yours are absolutely beautiful. I would love to join you for tea with that pretty tea set! It is so feminine and charming. Thank you so much for coming by Bunny Cottage for a visit! Have the loveliest of weeks! Vicki

Bunnym said...


Thanks so much for the visit this morning..nothing like enjoying tea and conversation with nice people like you. Have a wonderful day.


Jennifer said...

Terri, I've sold so many pieces from this pattern to clients - it has a rich look doesn't it! I'm not sure if I have any left - perhaps a mini sugar and creamer. Always ready for tea time with friends. Jennifer jennsthreegraces

Elizabeth Golden said...

I love your Tea Cup Tuesday! I am going to join in after I finish moving and get my teacups unpacked. I was fortunate to inherit all of my grandmother's tea cups, your post made me long for tea parties we use to have. Thanks for sharing.

Rita said...

Oh Terri,
I love your tea set. Your OCR Royal Albert set is marvelous (didn't know the pattern) and I do too adore roses. China with rose decors is my all time fave as well and I just love to be surrounded by roses in all forms.
thank you for hosting this great tea time. Can't wait to be back next week to see more of your cups.
So glad you're feeling a little bi better and hope and pray for a good prognosis.
Love and blessings

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