Summer Tea Party

This year, my friend and I decided to do a joint party to celebrate our July birthdays by throwing a girls’ garden tea party complete with summer dresses, hats, and fine china. I love tea parties.

“Tea-lightful!”

There’s something so intrinsically girly about having tea, scones and jam. I like to think that every little girl has had a pretend tea party at least one time in her childhood. When I was seven, I had received a ceramic tea-set for Christmas. I was so pleased that I remember filling the teapot with…

Familiar Faces

The sun is bright today, the air is crisp, and the frost has melted since this morning. I am sitting at a buzzing Starbucks café with an earl grey and I am eavesdropping at the conversations around me. I’m really waiting for a friend. A language buddy, actually. We had met at a previous French…

A Teacup and a Reminder

Remember when I went to paint pottery the week before with my dear cousins? Well today I am the proud new owner of a freshly fired and glazed teacup and saucer! I just love the pale blue contrasted with that rich pink! If I could do it over again, I would use the same creamy…