Tag Archives: Friendship

The Tea Party

  ”Let us be grateful to people who make us happy: they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom” Marcel Proust Bonjour!           It’s been decades since I first learned that Valentine’s Day was a chance to express love and affection to those near and dear to me.     As an adult it’s been a wonderful occasion to shower friends with my favorite gesture of kindness …A Valentine’s Day Tea.     This past week I colored my sweet cottage with the colors of love…                 red, pink and white.                 sprinkling candy hearts around the cottage table…         and scattering them generously with love💕     enjoying a teatime conversation embracing the theme of friendship…     and creating an environment which encourages each other…   … Continue reading

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An Apron, A Hutch, and A Tea Set

  “Home is the nicest word there is” ~Laura Ingalls Wilder   ☃️Hello! Hello! Hello!⛄️     This is my new apron recently given to me by a friend who lives in SoCal and…     below is a beautiful vintage tea set               which was also recently given to me by another friend. (who lives on the Oregon coast) and… below….    is a vintage china hutch with the new tea set that was (yep recently) 😉 given to me by yet another friend. who btw also lives here on the Oregon coast.         Ironically these three friends do not know each other. yet      I bet you are thinking how lucky I am. I agree (or just fabulous serendipity!)💕 Without a doubt January has brought with it a sweet reminder of the importance to practice gratitude daily in my life.     This past week … Continue reading

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ChRiStMaS in JuLy . …♡

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage. ♡ I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ Shall we have a little tea. ♡ Wanted to drop in and share a re~post. I’ve been thinking about all my tea loving girlfriends in California. I have the best memories of hosting so many fun tea parties with them over the years. Here’s one of my faves. Hope you enjoy it! *********** Christmas in July By Marcia Ren Re~post July 2014 The weather outside is frightful….Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!  Wouldn’t it be delightful to have a little snow in the middle of summer? Well, I am not able to make it snow, however, I would love to invite you inside a sweet little cottage to enjoy a Christmas in July Tea. I’ll even give you a few ideas. Perhaps, you will be so inspired that you might want … Continue reading

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