Tea Party Today (unaffiliated)

We had a little party.

We had a little fun.

& of course, did a little show-tune dancing.

To eat? Egg salad, pb&j, pb&mallow cream & pb&nutella sandwiches cut into shapes, blueberry lemon scones for authenticity, raspberry tea with mango puree and seltzer, veggies, fruit salad with plucots & basil (yum), and good company.

I took the opportunity to discuss good hostessing with Naomi. Manners & courtesy being a theme I’ve heard some ladies talking about, I realized how important it is that our children have these character traits & being a hostess seems like the perfect opportunity to learn. I believe we’ll continue to think of ways to incorporate and build ‘playdates’ around this notion…

10 Comments

  • Imene Posted August 12, 2010 3:21 am

    What a wonderful little party and I love the menu. I agree that children learn by seeing you be a good hostess!!

  • Melissa Posted August 12, 2010 10:45 am

    What a great idea–it looks like they had a wonderful time!

  • Joy Posted August 12, 2010 10:50 am

    What a fun little tea party! The menu sounds delicious! I love your idea to incorporate manners and hostessing into a fun playdate. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • naqahdahnellie Posted August 12, 2010 3:45 pm

    That is a very cool playdate! I'm jealous. I want to have a tea party. ๐Ÿ˜›

  • Heather Posted August 13, 2010 2:46 pm

    This is so sweet, and what a wonderful way to get together with friends.

  • Plain and Joyful Living Posted August 14, 2010 10:09 am

    This is so great – I love the dresses and the table looks beautiful.

  • camille creates Posted August 14, 2010 5:28 pm

    Good table manners are often over looked now days. It looks like a very wonderful day.
    Camille!

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  • My Life Under the Bus Posted August 16, 2010 5:33 pm

    Very sweet !Don't tell anyone but my boys have had tea parties with their stuffed animals !

  • Kallie Posted August 18, 2010 6:27 pm

    That is very sweet! How much I have to learn about the ways of girls! My boys have no concept of tea parties or the like…but I guess we will all find out soon enough.

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