Two of my loves enjoying tea.  We should call it warm sweet peppermint and cream tea (like candy).  I was headed out to work yesterday and spotted David setting it up -- I just had to stay behind a few extra minutes to grab some photos.  

The tiny white porcelin tea cups + saucers where mine when I was young elementry school.  I recently gave Magnolia a handful of my old toys that I treasured when I was little.  Part of me was nervous to go ahead and give them to her -- she is younger than I was when I had them.  But when I watched how happy and excited she was, knowing they were mommy's treasures, I knew I had not made a bad choice.  

Hand-me-down treasures are the best kids of treasures.  The blue tea set pieces?  They were my Grammie's and now my family and I proudly treasure them together in her honor.  There are no price tags for such things.


6 comments...:

  1. aaawwwww!! this is so sweet!! that 3rd photo with her teeny tiny hands holding that teeny tiny cup + saucer!! my heart melts!! xoxoxo

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  2. This is a perfectly beautiful, artistic, loving, and sweet post to remember these moments. So much in here, Blair.

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  3. Digging those chairs. And sweet M, of course.

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  4. Oh my goodness I just can't get enough of this whole scene. So glad you stayed behind to photograph!

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  5. did u take these photos!??!?! i love love love them sooo much!!

    xo,
    Sandy
    Sandy a la Mode

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