Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Tea Treasures

A peek inside my tea room...
Some of my most precious cups on display...
Each cup has a special meaning...and I have dozens!

My wedding cake topper...20 years old!
I married the love of my life...

A beautiful covenant for you and me ~
forever in love we will be...

A glimpse inside my china cabinet...

An exquisite new tea set...
a treasure found at our church's yard sale!
"Victorian Roses" Fine Bone China

It matches my set of "English Roses"
Fine Bone China...
A complete set for eight...inclucdes:
dinner plates, bread plates, salad/soup bowls,
teacups & saucers, salt & pepper shakers, cream pitcher,
sugar bowl, serving bowl, a platter and a darling tea pot!
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All for $15.00
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The best part for me is that this set belonged to our pastors-
I did not even know this when I purchased it!
Imagine my delight!

The most adorable little tea service!
This was an "I love you" gift from my Mama
that arrived in the mail one day as a surprise!

Tea Pot & Depression Glass...

One of my favorite cups...full of faith!
See that tiny little ceramic cow next to the teacup?
That was the first present my husband (not my husband then)
gave to me. I collected cows and loved brownies!
So my romantic darling topped a rocky-road brownie with this cow!
I was head over heels...and 21 years later...I still get butterflies!

Look at this miniscule glass pitcher!
I purchased this on ebay many years ago...

My tea room...a sanctuary...a place to relax...

Quiet and peaceful ...
The gathering place for many parties...
A glorious place to read and enjoy a cup of tea...
My place for spending time with the Lord
and in His Word...

My post would not be complete without a recipe to share!
Enjoy this simple, quick and easy dessert with lovely cup of tea...

This is adapted from my Sweet Orange Tea Rolls.
Cinnamon Cream Quick Rolls

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Prepare a round cake pan with butter.

1 pkg. refridgerated French Bread.

(unroll on floured surface until completely flat)

4 oz. cream cheese, soft

1/2 c brown sugar

1 T cinnamon

Whip together until well blended and fluffy.

Spread on French bread .

Roll bread dough up and slice into pinwheels.

Place in cake pan and brush with melted butter.

Sprinkle top with 2 T granulated sugar.

Bake for 25 minutes and place on wire rack to cool.

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Vanilla Glaze
1/2 c powdered sugar
1 T milk

Drizzle on rolls.
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I am linking to the following Tea Parties:
hosted by Wanda Lee @ The Plumed Pen
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Tea Cup Tuesday
hosted by Martha @ Martha's Favorites
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Teapot & Tea Things Tuesdays
a shared meme hosted by Wanda @ The Plumed Pen
and Pamela @ A Breath of Fresh Air
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11 comments:

  1. What a lovely post. Your china is beautiful, I see you have many tea cups. Those cinnamon buns are mouth watering!
    Thank you for sharing your lovely home with us today.
    Hugs,
    Terri

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  2. Oh I love this tea room such a sanctuary in deed! and so much china I do hope you have more to show us next week

    love DAwn xx

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  3. Goodness! What a delightful tea pot!! Your china is to die for and I love your room!! I adore the deep burgundy!!

    Debbie

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  4. Lovely post. Lovely china and room. Thanks for the recipes!

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  5. Everything looks so very lovely. Your china is so beautiful.

    Jocelyn
    http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

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  6. What a nice welcoming home you have. China lovely.
    The recipe sounds wonderful.
    Thank you for dropping by today.

    Have a blessed week.
    Pam

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  7. Lovely post. I especially like the set your Mum sent you. Thank you for the recipe. We have been looking for a good recipe to convert to gluten free. Take care.

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  8. Concetta, Your china cabinet is beautiful and I can see many pretties inside! Your teacups are very pretty and so is the little teaset your mother sent to you. You also have many delicious-looking items on your sidebar. I think you are a faabulous cook and that you accomplish your goal of making a home warm and inviting! ~ Beth p.s. The rose china is fabulous and special!

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  9. Hi: Your china is stunning. I love that fact that you have dozens. I think my favorite is the one your Mother gave you. It is just beautiful with the large roses. Thank you so much for sharing and being a part of Tea Cup Tuesday. It would not be the same with out you. Blessings, Martha

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  10. I just love the pattern of your pink set! I have just a couple of pieces of it. Love the rolls! You do have some wonderful recipes!

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  11. Teacup muffins. What a great idea. Everything looks just so beautiful and the food so yummy and beautiful too.
    Thanks for posting all these great things.
    MaryAnn

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