Sunday, December 2, 2012

My First Christmas Tea of the Season

Hi Dear Friends!

Wow, it is already December! Less than a month until 2013! What a year it has been.

I thought it was time to kick off the Christmas season with a little tea for you and me.

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I set an extra spot for you to join me.

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I thought these simple and pretty holly berry cups and plates were a nice way to bring in the season.

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Who is that peeking around at us?

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Old St. Nick wouldn’t be left out of our first Christmas tea!

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And I just had to bake a batch of my ooey gooey fresh peppermint walnut brownies for you! The are infused with freshly ground peppermint. And yes, if you couldn’t tell, I am all about the fudgy frosting!

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Thank you for joining me for a cup of tea and a little calorie filled treat! I hope you enjoyed your visit.

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And just in case you thought otherwise, everything with the exception of the silverware (wedding gift) was thrifted on this table. But, you already knew that didn’t you?

I am joining these lovely hostesses for their parties:

Tea Time Tuesday

 Tuesday Cuppa Tea

 You're Gonna Love it Tuesday

Nifty Thrifty Tuesday

Table Top Tuesday

Let’s Dish!

Share Your Cup Thursday

27 comments:

  1. Everything is lovely Diann! I would love to join you and have one of those brownies! Take care my friend! Hugs, Linda

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  2. Love your tea cup Diann, an the milk glass. Thanks for sharing.

    Cynthia

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  3. Diane your tea set is beautiful. I will take a brownie or two. Still thinking of you sweet friend.

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  4. Thank you so much for inviting me to tea. Your table is beautiful, and the brownies look fabulous. I love thrifting, one can get such lovely things, without spending a lot of money.
    I am a new reader/follower, (don't remember how I got here, lol). I have read a number of your past posts, and I am so sorry you are having such heartbreak in your life. I am keeping you, Don, and Lea in my prayers. Hope she is home with you very soon.

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  5. Thank you so much for the tea, Diann, and the brownie? Yum! It was delicious, even though it was through the computer. Have a nice Sunday. Susan

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  6. Looking so pretty, I have a giveaway on my blog if you want to stop by. I love your new blog banner. Take care!

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  7. Oh my gosh, those brownies look so delicious!!!

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  8. Hi Diann, Your table looks so inviting. Thank-you for the Virtual Tea party. I loved sipping tea from the "Ivy " theme tea cups and saucers.
    Oops, I have a sweet tooth, and had 3 cubes of sugar from the "Milk glass" sugar bowl; it's ooh so pretty!! Still taste the peppermint in the brownies.
    Peek- a Boo Old St. Nick!
    Have a great Sunday evening. Blessings to you.

    Grace

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  9. Oh What a Yummy Post!!! There is no greater comfort food than "Brownies"!!! Your table is so beautiful. Thank you for sharing tea with us.
    Have a fun week,
    Hugs, Donna

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  10. Your china is so pretty, and the brownies look fabulous! I'd love to join in on this pretty Christmas tea!

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  11. Very pretty. Brownies and rich dark coffee would be such a treat. I am not much of a tea fan. Peppermint and chocolate are made for each other.

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  12. Hi Diann, what happened to my comment from Sunday night? , perhaps it went into your spam folder.

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  13. Gorgeous! I had myself a brownie, hope you don't mind. I give you so much credit for putting one foot in front of the other...You just have to!

    Carol

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  14. Pretty scape for the season.lovely cup and saucer.thank you for the share....:):)

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  15. Hi Diann. I love your holly china and your photos are gorgeous! I'd love to be sharing a brownie and a cuppa with you, so thanks for linking to Tuesday Cuppa Tea!
    Ruth

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  16. Hi Diann,
    So good to have you come to tea again! I've missed you. Love the milk glass and your pretty holly teacups. They are so perfect for a Christmas tea time. The brownies look wonderful and your tea is very festive. Thank you for sharing and Merry Christmas to you and your family!

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  17. Thank you for the lovely Christmas tea! Your Christmas teacups are so pretty and sweet so yummy looking. Happy holidays to you!
    Nancy

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  18. Your vignettes are lovely! Beautiful china! But I gained weight just looking at those brownies! YUM!
    Have a wonderful day!
    sandy :)

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  19. It's amazing that everything was thrifted..it all comes together so nicely. The brownies look good too.

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  20. Hi Diann, I love your Christmas tea. So elegant yet simple. Love the Fenton hobnail. Still praying for your sweet family, Ginger

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  21. Does it have to be tea...how about a cup of coffee for me! Lovely table...so festive.

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  22. I'll be right there.. the dessert looks fabulous.. xo marlis

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  23. I want to share a tea cup with you filled with a Christmasy fragrant tea! I would love to taste one of those gooey brownies! Wow! Frosting like a beautiful gift! Your tea cups are precious and filled with holiday goodness! Love to you today Diann!

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  24. So, so pretty! The brownies look delish ~

    xo
    Pat

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  25. Love the cups, Diann, and I would love a brownie too!
    Thanks for linking to Let's Dish!

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  26. So pretty Diann and I especially liked seeing your little piece of Milk Glass...stop over at my blog to see my collection...I love that stuff more then anything...Happy Thanksgiving!

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Thank you for taking the time to comment! I hope you have a wonderful day! Diann :)