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Reflections on Mother’s Day

                            “It is the wise mother…who gives her child roots and wings.”                                                                                             -ChinesProverb      With Mother’s Day just around the corner I’m stirred by the memories they conjure up.    It has been 7 years since I retired from teaching elementary school. And, almost every year beginning with the first until the thirtieth my class would celebrate Mother’s Day with a Mother’s Day Tea. The children would make special cards and set their desks like a fancy table. The tables were set with a plate of cookies, and a cup … Continue reading

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A Dotty Dolly Tea Party

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage by the Sea. ♡ I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ Shall we have a little tea. ♡ Do you love tea parties? Perhaps, you still have your favorite childhood doll. I do! I do! Well, if you are a regular reader of Marcia’s Cottage by the Sea, you know that when I lived in California I belonged to a special little tea group.  Our friendship spans over 20 years. We would each take turns hosting a theme tea throughout the year. Come and join me for a special afternoon tea. The hostess was kind enough to send me all the details. My dear friend Becky recently  hosted this tea party in her lovely California home. She gives over the top tea partieshttp://www.marciascottagebythesea.com/a-fine-and-dandy-weekend/ The table was set with a beautiful hand crocheted tablecloth by Becky’s grandmother over 70 years ago.  Being very crafty … Continue reading

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