"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly. "One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower."

-Hans Christian Andersen

Thursday, February 24, 2011

A Spot of Tea for Krista

Hubby came down with a cold and of course he graciously shared it with me.  I have so many things I wanted to get done this week but they'll have to wait until I'm over the sniffles and lack of energy.  Today is my daughter's 21st birthday and I had planned to do some baking and prepare a nice birthday tea for her.  I am so lucky that she is such a girly girl who still enjoys whimsy, beautiful things, and spending time enjoying a cup of tea.  I didn't have the energy to do everything I'd planned but we were able to share a spot of birthday tea with her before she left for her dinner date with her boyfriend.  Like me, she loves all things pink.

We settled on an ice cream cake and it was very good.  My son questioned the tea with the ice cream cake but quickly realized that it was very delicious and the flavour complimented the cake quite nicely.

Krista is out enjoying the rest of her day at a (new to her) authentic Mexican  restaurant.  She just called to tell me how delicious it is and that she's ordered a Margarita with her meal and assures me that she's having only one...She's 21 today, my son turned 18 last week, where has the time gone?

I think I'll go put the kettle on and curl up with a good book.

When twilight drops her curtain down
And pins it with a star,
Remember that you have a friend
Though she may wander far.

--Lucy Maud Montgomery
Anne of Green Gables

I'm linking with Pink Saturday , Pretty Things Friday , and  The Charm of Home.  Please visit these beautiful blogs.

Thanks for visiting.  Have a great weekend.


It's me said...

Beautiful pink post ! happy friday pretties....love Ria....

Wanda Metcalf said...

So beautiful...um I mean pretty. ; ) We will have a house full for our son in laws birthday this Sunday. I don't suppose I can get away with such a pretty table for him.

Enjoy your weekend I hope it will be warm and dry where you are.

Maria said...

Your pink birthday party table setting is so lovely ~ I'm sure your daughter feels very loved ~
My children are grown up and out ---yes, the time has flown!
*happy weekend*

I Love Pretty Little Things said...

So pretty and pink! And, so girly. :) What a fun birthday celebration.

Light and Voices said...

Very feminine looking birthday celebration. Have fun! Happy Pink Saturday.
Joyce M

Atelier de Charo said...

So beautiful! Have fun!

Happy Pink Saturday!

Karie's Chic Creations said...

Oh, it is beautiful. So pink and girly. I love it. Thank you for sharing. Karie

Debbie~ said...

Even though you were feeling a bit under the weather, I think your table turned out fabulously 'PINKalicious', and I'm sure sooo special to your daughter! Thanks for sharing! Debbie @ Cottage Hann~Me~Downs

Sherry said...

Oh your pink tea table is beautiful!! Happy birthday to your daughter. What a nice mom you are to do that for her. Hope your feeling better soon. Thanks for linking up!

Donnie said...

Hope you both are feeling better now. Loved the tea and cake setting you did. Those plates are beautiful.

Splenderosa said...

Oh, how precious this is. Happy Pink Saturday. I did an Oscar post, come on over for a little visit. xx's Marsha

♥ Miss Tea said...

Happy 21st Birthday to your daughter and I hope u and your husband get well soon! Love the pink theme that you did for your daughter's birthday, so beautiful, just love it! Happy Pink Saturday!

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Dena E's Blog said...

Well Sweetie, for not feeling good you sure did put up a GORGEOUS, LOVELY post.. It is a delight to be here...A real JOY... I think, if its ok, I'll ad on as a follower...Such simple beauty...Thanks for sharing you with us....May you feel Christ's Presence throughout your weekend and new week..and May His blessings continue on you and yours... Amen and Amen~~~Hugs Dena

Blessedmom's Simple Home said...

Happy Birthday to Krista! They grow up too fast, don't they. My oldest turned 23 last week.
That cake looks delicious, and I think tea goes with anything :-)
I hope you're feeling better soon.

Char said...

Your table is romantic and just so pretty. I am sorry you are not feeling well and hope you recover quickly. Happy Pink Saturday to you and yours, Char

Vintage Home said...

Such a pretty table to celebrate a wonderful day!

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