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ChRiStMaS in JuLy . …♡

“Summertime is always the best of what might be.” -Charles Bowden 🎅🏻 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 to host one yourself….there’s still time! Get your cocoa, get … Continue reading

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MoNdAy, MaY, and a ViNtAgE HoMe ToUr!…♡

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage. ♡ I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ Shall we have a little tea. ♡ Below is a re~post from May, 2015. I was still living in California. Re~post from May 2015 Written by Marcia Ren Thought I’d pop in for a surprise visit. Lately, with everything going on with life transitions (aka California home on the market, and making plans for moving to our 1946 beach cottage on the Oregon Coast) I’ve only been posting on Fridays. However….. in last Friday’s post I forgot to mention Marcia’s Cottage random winner for May…silly me. And, the official unofficial winner is Colleen Lund! Thank you for Colleen for liking, and sharing my Marcia’s Cottage Page. I’m enjoying meeting so many new friends. And, of course I thought since you are here….I might as well make your visit here a little special and share … 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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DeCoRaTiNg FoR TeA…♡

Hello, Welcome to Marcia’s Cottage. I’m so happy to see you today my friend. ♡ Shall we have a little tea. ♡ I’ve been meaning to ask you if you’ve ever hosted a tea party before? They are actually quite fun, and rather easy. A Tea party is perfect for a bridal shower, birthday, or any special get together with friends.  Oh,  and if you are on Pinterest, you might want to checkout my “Decorating For Tea” board. www.pinterest.com/Marcia|ren/ The first tea party that I gave was 20 years ago. I enjoyed doing it so much, that a few years later, I started a business, just for tea parties! My business was called “Hearts Delight” I named it after one of my favorite scriptures. I would host three teas a year.  Because I was teaching year round, I would host a tea when I was “off” track.  A Victorian Tea in … Continue reading

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