As Queen Elizabeth II and her family celebrate her 70 years on the British throne with massive parties and festivities in the UK, I opted for a simple show of respect for the monarch here across the pond. My late mum adored the Queen. They were the same age and my mother had a tremendous… Continue reading Understated Celebration
Today is the 4th of July, so I thought I'd color patriotic and do a red, white, and blue tea. However, my blues aren't quite what you'd call the traditional blue, so YOU, my trusty reader, will just have to deal with it. 🙂 With fresh strawberries from the local farmer's market and fresh blueberries,… Continue reading Red, White, and Shades of Blue
Yes, and Yes! And it was also a perfect excuse to use the new tray I bought. No, I didn't buy it while we were in York last month, but if I had seen one in a store I WOULD have! Love this tray with its lovely Union Jack flag. Yesterday was the first day… Continue reading Is it Three Thirty? Is it Tea Time?