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My First Note Card Party

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I am joining Vee for her note card party today.These are floral bouquets made from my garden flowers…

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

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“God save our gracious Queen,Long Live our noble Queen.God save the Queen!”This weekend marks our Queen’s 60th anniversary jubilee. I am a great fan of the Queen…through all her years she has maintained her dignity and grace, and has visited her realm many times. The first time I saw the Queen she was wearing yellow, a colour much like this rose. She was much younger then, and a true beauty..So today, I am assembling my Royal mementos, and having a cup of tea in her honour.Last week we had our cousins from England with us , and they brought us a mug and cup and saucer from the Royal Yacht Britannia, said to be one of the Queen’s favourite homes away from home. She was very sad when it was de-commissioned a few years ago.A little plate in celebration of the Queen`s golden Jubilee....and a cup from the coronation…(I bought this one at a garage sale!)The mug with the crossed swords was a souvenir from our visit to the Tower of London.For tea, I am serving cucumber sandwiches and a lime s…