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Monday, November 11, 2013

Tea Cup Tuesday-Afternoon Tea

I apologize for re posting last weeks tea.
 I am unable to be with you this week.
Hello All!
Welcome to Tea Cup Tuesday!
I am having an afternoon tea treat today
because I have been watching the Hallmark Channel,
... where they are counting down to Christmas with holiday programs
featuring mouth watering cookies and holiday meals!

I spotted this product at Whole Foods the other day
and thought it might make a good dessert for tea time.
I have to admit, I was somewhat skeptical
that a scone mix out of a bag would be good,
and this one is gluten free too.

 I added dried cranberries to the mix. 
They look pretty much like scones to me.

 Would you like to join me for tea?
Here is a cup of Chamomile....

 Or would you prefer this cup?
You get to choose as you are my guest : )

It has turned chilly here, 
making tea time even more welcome.

We can chat while we sip.....


Tin Roof Teas Chamomile is flavorful and hearty. 
I do love it, especially if I am having something sweet. 
It just seems to balance it all out. 

Would you like a scone or two with jam and cream?
They are still warm, and smell like freshly baked shortbread.

I will have some...
Oh my!
This is delicious!
(really truly, what a pleasant surprise!)

I hope you like them too : )
And thank you to Moon Rabbit Foods,
for making my tea today easy and extra delicious!
I love finding a new delicious GF product!


It would be grand if we really could have tea together...
ah well, at least we can pretend.

My cups today are....

The yellow cup with gold filigree is a Paragon. 
I do love this company's china.

The yellow cup with the golden stars is a Queen Anne, 
Another fine English bone china company.

Thank you so much for stopping by today!
I enjoyed "having" tea with you today.


Antiques And Teacups said...

Hi Terri...so pretty! Love the teacups, and will be looking for the scone mix! Also...didn't know the Christmas countdown ahd started already. Thanks for the heads up and thanks for hosting!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hi Terri,
Your teacups are both so lovely and I adore your pretty chintz teapot! Yummy scones from a mix too. I enjoyed having tea with you. Thank you for having me and have a delightful week.


Anonymous said...

Hi Terri! Well, since you're offering, I'll take the Queen Anne with the stars. What a perfectly beautiful cup! You always have the most beautiful cups and saucers to share - and photograph them with such precision. I am constantly inspired by your work. Now - that scone mix needs a try at my house. I shall have to look for it, though I don't often get to Whole Foods - too far. Perhaps online . . .

Heirloom treasures said...

Terri,I would so love to join you for tea. I love both teacups,so don't mind which one. The scones look delicious. I made some today too,from a scone mix by the Country Womens association. They are so nice and I added sultanas too like you did. My son and grandson popped in and polished them off very quickly. Lucky I froze some. I freeze them on and oven tray uncooked. They can then be popped in a hot oven without any effort when someone drops by.

relevanttealeaf said...

My favorite teacup today is the Paragon, and your chintz teapot is gorgeous! The scones look delicious too. Tea and scones - a perfect combination for snuggling and watching Christmas movies! Have a great week! ~ Phyllis

highheeledlife said...

Terri..you have created such an inviting tea ... I would love to enjoy taking tea , sitting back and chatting. your cups are lovely and it would be wonderful to enjoy tea in either one. Thank you for hosting .. hugs and Blessings, C. (HHL)

Victoria said...

Wowness...What a super enchanting Tea time..this has to be one of ym new favorites of yours Terri!!...loving the cups and the turquoise-green vase..lush flowers..so decadent...totally magical and full of visual-poetry
Love love love it!
Wishing you a fantastic week

Zaa said...

OMG Terri ..I love your Chintz teapot… Gorgeous !!! and theQueen Anne cup is perfect for the Christmas season… Yummy scones too.. I'll be looking for it …Hugs

Cinderella Moments said...

I see we're both doing our blog tour at the same time. LOL!
I love the teacup with the little stars on the outside. It's so whimsical. A touch of fun. Yet very simple in design. I love that! It's cold here too this morning. But sunny! Have a great rest of the week Terri!

Catherine said...

I LOVE chintz teapots. Yours is gorgeous! I have never eaten a scone so I will have to find that mix. We have a Whole Food store here.

I hope you got some mail from me. ;-)

sophie said...

je viendrai bien prendre le thé chez toi avec ces délicieux sablés!


Hey sweet Terri...thank you so much for hosting this lovely party! The chintz teapot is tyotally swoonnnnn.....

Veronica Roth said...

Hi Terri, it's been ever so long since I've had cream tea...mmm. Time to book my flight to England for next month I think. Lovely Paragon cup. I love it.

Magpie's Mumblings said...

I'll have mine in the star cup please..and I would love a scone (with jam, of course).

Karen said...

Hi Terri,
I just love your teacups today. They are both very beautiful. Your scones look delicious too. Thank you for hosting Tea Cup Tuesday! Have a wonderful week!

Luján Fraix said...

Hola Terri
Gracias por visitarme en el día martes de té.
Realmente preciosa como siempre tu vajilla, tus tazas tan elegantes y tu tarta con crema. Mmmmmm se ve sabrosa, te felicito, me encantan los dulces y para acompañar el té mejor.
Un beso grande amiga.

Bernideen said...

I just saw this teapot today at an antique mall for $160.00. It is so beautiful. Needless to say, I didn't buy it at that price but I sure love yours! Beautiful posting here!

sharon said...

Everything looks so pretty I don't know where to look first! The star cup makes my heart flutter, it is divine! I could really go for one of those scones right now, my sneaky midnight snack..hehe! The chintz teapot is gorgeous, you fill my days with absolute utter beauty Terri!

Magali@TheLittleWhiteHouse said...

Oh, the Paragon teacup is so beautiful! I'll have tea from that one if you don't mind.

Marianne said...

The scones look delicious, Terri, and I think I would love to have the cup of tea with the golden stars, as I am preparing my soul for dreams coming true.

Thank you for the tea, you are a delightful hostess.

Marianne xo

The Charm of Home said...

Hi Terri!
I have that chintz teapot! I moved my mother here in the last month and she just gave it to me! It is so pretty! Thanks for hosting!

Marfi-topia said...

Love chamomile tea!
The scones look incredible.

Miss Jane said...

Hi Terry, thank you very much for the opportunity to share our tea passion on your tea party!
I'm happy to join this community!:)

Createology said...

Oh my how delicious our little tea party is. I shall choose the Queen Anne stars cup with the scalloped edge. It was a difficult decision however our tea was getting chilled while I was vacillating. Warm scones with cream and jam...yum yum! Thank you so much for inviting me to tea. I love our time together just enjoying a sip and chatting. Creative Bliss Dear...

Johanna Gehrlein said...

Dear Terri,
what a pretty post. I love the Chintz tea pot and your cups are both wonderful. I would choose the Queen Anne cup. Love the shape and the little stars. Your treats look so tempting. Thank you for sharing this delights and for hosting this sweet party.
Best greetings, Johanna

Victoria said...

Wishing you a beautiful week..hope all is well and shining bright..lovely to revisit this gorgeous post!

suziqu's thread works said...

Just love that beautiful Chintz teapot
Terri! Oh how I would love to share some precious tea time with you!
It's like coming to fairyland here dear friend!
Thinking of you with big hugs,

Marjanne said...

I hope you are doing fine, I wasn't able to visit you these last weeks,I am getting into an other job and that takes a lot of energy! Lots of love

Poppy said...

Hi Terri,

I so enjoyed this teatime with you, even though the party is officially over, and everyone has 'left'!;-D your bouquet and vase are utterly enchanting, as well as the sweet company!

Happy Thanksgiving, Terri!


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