Tea Party With a Surprise Ending

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by rebbetzin, Jun 8, 2010.

  1. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Songster

    Apr 4, 2008
    Tucson AZ
    Today was a really fun day!! We had a Tea Party for a young mom who has recently moved to Tucson with her husband and two children. We had a wonderful afternoon. Here are some photos of our time together. Since we (My friends, Robin and Jennifer, and Robin's grand daugher, "Miss Elizabeth") had invited ourselves over to Maryann's for Tea, we told her we would make it worth her while when we came over.

    Here is Elizabeth giving Annabelle a gift.
    Sorry I cut off some of Maryann's head!

    Elizabeth is attempting to help with putting on the apron,
    that Jennifer made for Annabelle.


    Robin is showing Annabelle that she has a POCKET!

    Something very important to a toddler!

    I made a plate of pinwheel sandwiches with three different filings.
    Strawberry, Cheddar Cheese and Chive, and a Honey Mustard and Smoked Turkey. I garnished it with Rosemary and Johnny Jump Ups from the garden.

    I also made some Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies. And brought a jar of Honeysuckle jelly and some fresh eggs. Robin and Jennifer brought some Cucumber sandwiches, Banana Bread, Fruit Salad, a half gallon of fresh goat milk, and some fresh cheese Jennifer had just made. Maryann made a very nice uncooked fresh vegetable pizza (which on a day like today that was over 105 it was nice to have lots of cool foods!) and she made some DELICIOUS Whole Wheat Cinnamon rolls. Needless to say we had plenty to eat!

    Here is a photo of the table.


    We set the "young ladies" up at their own table.

    Here is Jennifer with Baby Silas. He is about 2 months old now.

    Here is Elizabeth giving Annabelle a hug "Bye."

    Elizabeth saying Bye to Maryann.

    I will have to make another post for the Surprise ending!

    (I hit the limit of 10 photos!)
  2. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Songster

    Apr 4, 2008
    Tucson AZ
    The Rest of the Story...

    After we left Maryann's, we took my husband a late lunch. During Rich's lunch break, he was visiting with his Mentor who has been here in Tucson at the hospital for a Triple Bypass surgery on his heart.

    Then after that, we drove way down south, almost to San Xavier Mission to meet up with a friend of Jennifer's that is due to have a baby any day now. We met her in a parking lot, so she could give Jennifer a duck! Here Jennifer and Maray are about to get the duck out of the backseat.

    He was in a big bucket on the backseat.

    Young Miss Elizabeth got the job of watching the duck while we drove back to my house.

    She took her job very seriously!

    "Ducky" made himself right at home in the Goat Watering Trough!

    Elizabeth decided to be helpful...

    She figured she would help Ducky take a proper bath! As Countess looks on wondering how in the world she is suppose to drink from that water now!


    So that was my excitement for the day!
  3. Melissa034

    Melissa034 Chirping

    May 17, 2010
    St. Paris
    SO cute, and how thoughtful of you. Nice way to make a person feel welcome.
  4. georgialee

    georgialee Songster

    Apr 9, 2009
    Knoxville, TN
    How sweet of you! I love all the pics! [​IMG]
  5. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    What a sweet story and the pic of the duck in the pail with the little girl - that's the cutest thing ever!
  6. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Too cute .. Thanks for sharing
    Last edited: Jun 8, 2010
  7. Ec_Prokta

    Ec_Prokta Continuum Shift Anomaly

    Jan 14, 2009
    So cute! Thanks for posting it!
  8. The Chicken People

    The Chicken People Songster

    May 4, 2009
    Smithville, Mo
    Sounds like a wonderful day!
  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits...

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Too cute! [​IMG] Thanks for sharing...
  10. WingingIt

    WingingIt Songster

    Apr 16, 2009
    What a great tea party! The picture of her watching the duck in the backseat is TOO CUTE!

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