Today Sandi of Rose Chintz Cottage is hosting a Green Gables Tea. I have never visited our lovely Canadian province of PEI but if I did, I would want to visit Green Gables.
When I was about 11, I read the “Anne” books, and imagined myself at the Lake of Shining Waters. etc.
I thought I should set out my wedding china, Foley Devonshire, for our tea.
The teapot is not matching, but the flowers are similar.
Before we have our tea. let’s have a glass of Marilla’s famous raspberry cordial, non-alcoholic, of course! We’ll use the pretty cordial glasses I found at the thrift store recently.
I always imagined lots of Queen Anne’s lace blooming on the island, and these placemats have a delicate border of what resembles that flower.
I can identify with the following quote!
“Well, never mind. This day’s done and there’s a new one coming tomorrow, with no mistakes in it yet, as you used to say yourself. Just come downstairs and have your supper. You’ll see if a good cup of tea and those plum puffs I made today won’t hearten you up.”
-Anne of Avonlea, by L.M. Montgomery
I made these little jam puffs using choux pastry shells, with a dab of jam and cream cheese.
For the table, I picked some flowers from our garden today.
It’s a lovely warm day here in Manitoba, and I hope you are enjoying tea on a lovely day, wherever you are.