Friday, August 5, 2011

A Garden Tea Party

My Mom and I decided we wanted to have a tea party for all the "Swamp Road Ladies" - a term we used for the girls and their mothers that live/lived at the end of Swamp Road.  (There are a lot of girls at the end of the road where I grew up)  Our neighbor, Anita, let us have the tea party in her lovely back yard.  She has the most beautiful gardens all around her house!   Everyone brought a tea pot, their favorite tea, and dawned some flowers...some even wore a fancy hat ; )   We had dainty sandwiches, scones and lemon curd, shortbread, lemon bread and cream cheese, 6 different pots of tea, and chocolate dipped biscotti.  I'd say it was a huge success for our first time and I'm looking forward to doing it next year!


AuntLou said...

Oh. how sweet! :)

Rebecca said...

Beautiful! And aren't those nasturtiums glorious? I must grow some next year.

Sew Blessed Maw said... is just beautiful.. The desserts look great.. and the little girls are just tooo pretty in thier white hats.
SO proud you all had a good time..God bless.

Katie said...

Oh wow, how lovely!! If only more backyards in America were filled with such delightful fellowship! Your blog is always filled with such wholesome inspiration, thank you!

Margo said...

lovely lovely!


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