Monday, March 1, 2010

Tea Party and Tabletop Tuesday

I think Blogging is so funny sometimes. There are times when I think, what can I show or talk about that would be interesting...then there are other times, when I feel like I can never get caught up with everything. I am in the second mode right now. So first I want to show you what my dear friend Kathy sent me for my birthday.




These bunnies are so stinkin cute. They are black with little specks of gold and brown...I am telling you, they are too cute. She also sent me another Easter item, but that will come later...


Today is Teacup Tuesday at Rhondi's. She is hosting Tea Party Tuesdays. So today I thought I would show a favorite teacup of mine, and that is hard to choose. I really do love this cup as it is my birth month cup. Also I love the violets on it. I will be having a quiet teaparty for me this morning before the busy day takes off!


The February is inside the upper edge....



So pretty!!

And it is also Tabletop Tuesday at Marty's.


This half moon table is in my Dining area. I put all silver on it for right now until I get the Bunnies out for Easter.



This precious spoon is from Sherry. She made each of one at our lunch last Friday. Again, toooo cute!





This is my silver service. I know a lot of you have a very similar set....it was a gift for our 25th wedding anniversary...ah hem, almost 12 years ago!
I think it is going to be a busy Tuesday...Doctor's appts...and 2 blog parties. I better get started!

42 comments:

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Good Evening Sweet CeeKay...
I so adore this teacup and saucer. February is my Moma's month also, so I too love purple and violets. So pretty sweetie. So pretty and dainty.

No I love your Tabletop Tuesday. I really do not have a table that I can display like yours. I do have an antique one that both sides fold down, but it is going to take me awhile to figure out how best to decorate it. I will work on that for next week. I am slowly coming around.

I adore your tea set. It is so beautiful, and how special to have received it for an anniversary gift. That always makes it so much more special.

I am so thrilled that you loved your spoon enough to allow it to grace your table sweetie. It does look elegant there. I so wanted to give you all something that you would look at and think of me. I am working on some more as we speak. I will be posting those soon, so keep watching.

I will be praying for you this evening. I want tomorrow to go as easy as it possibly can. I know how you do not like needles, and most of all do not like tests. I will be praying for the angels to come and comfort you and block away any pain that trys to break through to you. Please keep me posted sweetie.

Rest easy tonight sweet friend, everything will be okay. I am sending so much love to you sweetie. Hugs and much love...Sherry

Sarah said...

Ceekay, the bunnies are adorable, but it is that sweet teacup that steals the show. I love the violets! My most recent post is a book review on the last of the Josephine trilogy. Did you know that Josephine loved the sight and scent of violets? After her death, it is said that Napoleon picked violets from her gardens and wore them in a locket. Sweet thought.
Happy Birthday month, sweet friend!

xinex said...

Beautiful silver set, Ceekay! The tea spoon is so cute and the bunnies are precious. Love your February tea cup and saucer too!...Christine

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Ceekay, your bunnies are so precious. What a wonderful gift. I love your teacup too. You do have a lot of especially pretty ones. I really like your silver vignette. It is just so gorgeous. You have some really pretty items. Now you still really need to show above your kitchen cabinets and the bridge in the family room. Way too cute. Hugs, Marty

PAT said...

Absolutely beautiful things, Ceekay. I especially love your teacup. Gorgeous.

Liz said...

Love the Bunnies! Your tea cup and tea spoon are perfect together. I hope you enjoyed your tea this morning! :)

~Liz

Rosie@Journey to Charm said...

Ceekay, everything is so beautiful. I love the bunnies. I'm a bunny fan.

Shelia said...

Hi Ceekay!! Oh, everything is so pretty! That's a beautiful cup. I have a similar one! My daughter's bd is in February too!
The little spoon is adorable!!
I love the tea service! I have a similar one!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Oh girl this is so pretty and I love that tea cup it really is so you and those little spoons that Sherry made are just darling my friend...Good luck tomorrow I'll have in in pray...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Kathryn @ Bonafide Southern said...

I think I'm suffering from Blogger's Block. I can't think of much to write about and my mind won't even think about re-arranging, creating vignettes, or tablescaping. I hope this phase soon passes. I think it will with the approach of spring.

That sweet little violet teacup and saucer is so pretty. I've always loved those month teacups.

I'm so glad you participated tea party Tuesday. I had no idea about it until I read it on your blog. I put a quick post together with archived photos just so I could participate in it too! I always enjoy visiting with you.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Love your teacup. It is so beautiful. The silver set is beautiful too.

Jocelyn
http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

Really neat gifts! Your friends sure know how to spoil you!

I have that same February tea cup! Before we married Joe bought me a tea cup for each month!! That's why I have one for Feb!

Katherine

suzyq said...

Ceekay, I adore teacups and yours are just beautiful. You are in my thoughts - take care.
Suzyq

Erica said...

I love your teacup and saucer and love purple as february is my Birthday month.
Thanks for sharing your beautiful things.

Erica

Maggie B said...

What a great display you have created on the half moon table, the little spoons that Sherry made for you all are just gorgeous.
~Maggie~

Rhondi said...

Hi Ceekay
That is a lovely teacup with the violets. I have one very similar but without the February on it. All youtr tabletops are beautiful too. Thanks for joining my tea party today.
Hugs, Rhondi

Charli and me said...

Good morning CeeKay. Your bunnies are adorable. I love your tea cup and saucer. Such pretty flowers and it is so delicate looking. That little spoon is so pretty. I hope you have a lovely day. I hope all of your doctor appointments go well. I will keep you in my prayers.

Linda said...

Ceekay, everything looks so pretty on your silver table. Your silver service is lovely and that is the sweetest litlle spoon from Sherry.

You have so many wonderful teacups. I especially like you February teacup...love, love, love violets...hugs, linda

Rettabug said...

Good Luck with your Dr's. visit today, CeeKay!

I think your arrangement of silver on your demi-lune table is just perfect along with that GORGEOUS violet teacup! I almost bid on one that I saw recently. Now I wish I had. :(

Thanks for stopping by, Honey.
{{HUGS}}
Rett

♥ Sonny ♥ said...

The bunnies and teacup are so pretty but my favorite is that gorgous Spoon. I really enjoyed my visit and seeing all your pretties.
Sonny

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Ceekay, Forgot to say, I love the spoon that Sherry made. What a gorgeous piece and perfect keepsake!
Love it.
Hugs, Celestina Marie

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Ceekay,
Hope your birthday was special. I love the black and speckled bunnies. I thought of you on my b'day Sunday and ate some cake for you and me.(I did not need to really eat the cake, but oh well)

I love your February tea cup. I know your tea tastes so much better in a pretty cup like that one.

Love your table top display. Just gorgeous pieces for your 25th. I think we have been married about the same time. It will be 37yrs. for us this August.

Many prayers for you sweetie. I know our Lord will hold you in his care.
Big hugs and lots of love,
Celestina Marie

Karen said...

I think it is so fun because now I can look at your posts and say "I know where that is!" :) Did you take pictures of the place settings we didn't use?
Good luck today - I will be thinking about you all day until I read about how it went when I get home from work. Work is going to be a zoo this week.
Love and hugs! Me.

Carrie said...

Lovely post! Last summer I gave each of my three sister a Royal Albert Flower of the Month cup for her birth month. The youngest just had her birthday last week so she has the Feb. teacup. The table setting we used for her birthday supper was my Tablescape Thursday post:
http://oakrisecottage.blogspot.com/2010/02/lemons-daffodils-and.html

Have a great week,
Carrie

Rebecca said...

Love your teacup with the violets, CeeKay. I love all your treasures. Soooo beautiful.

Thinking of you my friend. Continue to pray for you always. God is able.

Love, Rebecca PS: The picture on my blog today reminds me of YOU! :)

Meri Wiley said...

Hi CeeKay,

I found you through Sherry's site. I'd like to invite you to my site @ www.imagimeris.blogspot.com. I'd also like to invite you to participate in our upcoming show in April in Mesa. You can find a button on Sherry's site, my site and Sandy @ www.521lakestreet-sandy.blogspot.com which will tell you all about it. I hope to hear from you, I think your bottles are awesome and would be a great addition to our show.

Hugs,
Meri

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hi Ceekay,
I have this same teacup and saucer! Hubby's aunt gave it to me when we moved into our new home in February, eons ago. She has since passed away so it is very dear to me. Love the little spoon too!
I am having a tea today too. I hope you will stop by and say hello. Would love to have you. Have a beautiful day.

Blessings,
Sandi

Cozy Little House said...

Such pretty things! My birthday month as well. Happy Birthday to you!
Brenda

podso said...

I enjoyed visiting your blog and your sweet violet teacup, reminding me of one of my grandmother's. Thanks!

Kathleen said...

Your table looks lovely! And the tea cup is so pretty!
What a great gift the spoon is!

Kathy said...

Hi Ceekay...I really love the spoons all you girls recieved, and loved seeing you altogether at the Olive Garden on another blog.

How fun to be close enough to get together occasionally...
Hoping things are going well for you...Praying always,
xoxo~Kathy @ Sweet Up-North Mornings...

Debbie said...

Beautiful silver display! I love the tray! I saw your pic from the girls blogging get together! How fun that looked...so nice you gals did that! Special people here in blog land and we all have so much in common:)

Kimberly said...

Just beautiful!

I am so glad I found your site I have linked up, and I am now following you. Pop on over and see mine. I would love to hear from you.


Those spoons are too cute! Love the bunnies.

Mimi said...

HI!!!!
Sat. March 27th at 1 p.m. if I can secure the Teeter House, is that ok with you???
Would NOT do it without you!!!!
hugs,
jamie

Maryjane - The Beehive Cottage said...

Love your Feb. tea cup! So pretty and I LOVE your silver set!!!!! Thinking of you and praying for you Ceekay!

Hugs to you!
Maryjane

P.S. Samie sends back hugs and kisses to Bently!

Shari @ My Cottage of Bliss said...

Thanks for sharing your pretty tea things. I love the silver tea set. I only have one silver tray so it would make me very happy to come across a few affordable silver pieces while out thrifting. :)

Monica@The White Bench said...

What stunning tea cup! Love anything with violets on!
They're blossoming under the trees in the garden right now! Just perfect.
Sending sunshine your way,
Monica.

Miss Gracie's House said...

cute teaspoon! And what great friends you have...to throw a princess party for a princess!
Rene'

Sandy said...

Hi Ceekay,
Nice to meet you! Two of the best spots are Mystic Paper and Domestic Bliss, you can't go wrong with either! And I would love to get together with the ladies who are in AZ! That would be so much fun! Thanks for stopping by!

The Tablescaper said...

What an adorable tea cup. Somehow things just taste better out of a wonderful cup. The spoon your friend made is just adorable.

- The Tablescaper

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Uh, is this the blogger who said she didn't have any silver? That polished silver looks so pretty displayed on that table. Your little bunnies are darling, and that tea cup is lovely. laurie

Susan said...

Ceekay, I have that very same teacup. It was on one of my earliest post when I first started blogging........and BTW I think you were my first follower.

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