Monday, September 10, 2012

What a perfect

warm sunny day for our High Tea on the verandah at the Monastery,

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everyone is buzzing around hanging bunting and placing all the fancy cups and saucers on the table….

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Setting other tables ready for the visitors to arrive….

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Hanging quilts everywhere.

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and even fabric cups and saucers hung in the tree.

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A sample of the delicious cakes

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Everyone enjoying chatting and catching up with friends

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On the display are the bright fabric cupcakes for our raffle.

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look how cute they are and I was lucky enough to win this one….

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and all too soon it was time for the visitors to leave..

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What a memorable day. Thanks Helen for organising our High Tea and to everyone that made the day successful.

Hugz Maria

24 comments:

  1. what a fantastic day! How lucky are you?

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  2. Darn! I tried to get a flight, but couldn't get there in time. What a fun, fun day!

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  3. Looks like a great day, you had lovely weather, lots of nice food, quilts and companionship - sounds wonderful!! Love the pincushion you won, too!

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  4. looks like you had good weather for the day, and everyone had fun!

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  5. What a lovely day it looks like you had.
    I do enjoy a good old fashioned high tea

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  6. It looks like a fantastic day !! I've never see a party like that !
    Florence

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  7. That sounds like such a wonderful day. It looks like you had perfect weather for it too. Lucky you winning that little low calorie cup cake!

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  8. That's a fantastic idea for a get together I think. And a beautiful setting with all the quilts and things. Thanks for sharing your day Maria! :)

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  9. what a fun idea and it looked so pretty all decorated,glad it was a success Maria.xx

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  10. Oh Maria... it all just looks so perfect and fun.... you all went to such a lot of effort to make it so great
    Hugz

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  11. I love events like this, and it looks like the weather was perfect for it too.

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  12. What a wonderful way to get together. Looks like so much fun.

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  13. Oh, how fun!! I love that photo with the zillions of china tea cups!! Ohhhh...wish I could have joined you!! I'm so glad the weather was good and you won a prize!! YAY!

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  14. That looks like so much fun, Maria! And that cupcake looks good enough to eat. ;)

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  15. It does look perfect and that food looks delicious. Glad you got the preordered weather!

    Enjoy your pretty cupcake.

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  16. Wow..what a way to spend a day...looks perfect..

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  17. Look like you all had a great day out.

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  18. I'm glad you enjoyed the day you organized with the Patch, pity you didn't link to their blog for people to visit too. That would be fun for others to pop over there to see us all together.

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  19. Sure wish that bus had stopped by my place! Would have loved to have been there! Love your cupcake win! Sweet!;-)
    Lola

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  20. That looks amazing. I love the cups hanging from the trees and your pincushion is adorable!!!

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  21. Hi Maria, I am just so envious - wish I lived a little closer because it looked like a whole lot of fun and yum cakes and of course great friends!

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  23. It looks like it was a fun day! Thanks for sharing it with us.

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  24. Oh.. looks like FUN!! And I love the little pin cushion you won. Too cute!

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