11 May 2015

Tea on the Porch


Mother's Day Tea




































Many Flavors: lavender, pistachio, lemon, blue velvet, red velvet, vanilla, and others...

















































Macaroons












My daughter set the tea and took most of these photos.








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78 comments:

  1. What a lovely tea, my friend! How sweet and thoughtful of your daughter :)

    May you have a wonderful week, Su! Hugs!

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    1. Thank you, Stephanie. A wonderful week to you too. xoox Su

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  2. Beautiful pictures and a lovely tea cup. You have a sweet daughter. Have a wonderful week. Blessings, Martha

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  3. Su,
    Seems like a perfect Mother's day with your daughter, tea and a sunny afternoon. Her photos are delightful.
    xoxo,
    Vera

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    1. I thought so too. Love the angles she did and the late afternoon light. xoxo Su

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  4. This is lovely. And the new look here at your weblog is charming.

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    1. Thank you, Sarah. It's sweet that she likes taking caring of her room and has her own ideas about things. Hugs. Su

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  5. Yummmmiiiieee! What a perfect Mother's Day tea and for me a perfect start in my little day!!!
    Happy days
    Elisabeth

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  6. Beautiful photos. Can you believe I have never tried macaroons before? What a delightful Mother's Day treat.

    Hugs,
    ❤️Ana

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    1. Thank you, Ana. Wow. They must have them somewhere in S.D. They are made from almond flour. xoxo Su

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  7. Sounds yummy with different colors!

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    1. Thank you. Each color is a different flavor. xoxo Su

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  8. I can see you had a lovely Mother's Day thanks to a thoughtful daughter. Roses, macarons and a lovely tea on the porch.

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    1. Thank you, Linda. Have a wonderful week. xoxo Su

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  9. Lovely photos! Your daughter did a beautiful job. Looks like a blissful Mother's Day.

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  10. Beautiful tea cup and so sweet are those macaroons!!

    Hugs,
    Deb

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    1. Thank you, Debbie, for your sweet visit, and have a wonderful week. xoxo Su

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  11. An exquisite tea party Su!
    Love the table setting and the photos!

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    1. Thank you, Maya. She did a nice job. xoox Su

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  12. I'll have the lavender macaroon, please!
    Liz @ Shortbread & Ginger

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    1. My daughter says that the lavender ones are addictive. :) Thank you, Liz. xoox Su

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  13. I didn't realize you could get macaroons in so many wonderful flavors! I'm sure you enjoyed your day very much - your daughter did a beautiful job!!!
    xoxo,
    Lin

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    1. Thank you, Lin. We usually get them at the macaroon shop, and I think they have 24 flavors. These came from Whole Foods, and I think they had at least 12 flavors the day she went with her dad. xoxo Su

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  14. So beautiful! and I love your blog header!!! have a great day! xox

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    1. Thank you, Anne. I thought it needed a change. xoxo Su

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  15. Love your new blog look and the photos your daughter took!

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  16. What beautiful photos and your daughter has a real photographic eye - or eyes! Lovely colors and the garden photo is beautiful!

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    1. Thank you, Bernideen. She has a real playful attitude. xoxo Su

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  17. Such dreamy scenes. Happy belated Mother's Day to you!

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  18. How lovely. I'm so glad you had a beautiful day. Sweet hugs, Diane

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    1. Thank you, Diane. I hope you have a good week. xoxo Su

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  19. Absolutely lovely. Your daughter must be very special. What a nice memory for the both of you to look back on.

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  20. Hi Su, what a beautiful tea and the perfect day. Lovely pics.xo

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    1. Thank you, CM. Have a wonderful week. xoxo Su

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  21. I have never had a macaroon. I so much want to try one. I need to find a local bakery that makes them. Have you ever tried to make them? What is your favorite flavor?

    I love the photos. What a special time! I just love the tea cup.

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    1. Hi, Carla. I have not tried to make them, though I have the sheet to shape them and the almond flour. I just never find the time. My favorite is lemon, but my daughter's favorites are lavender and vanilla. xoxo Su

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  22. Such a sweet, personal idea for mothers day!

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  23. Ooh la la ! What a lovely day :)
    Hugs !

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    1. Thank you, Cat. Have a wonderful week. I was so happy to see a blog post of yours yesterday. xoxo Su

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  24. Hello Su, I love your new header on your blog! It's sounds like you had a nice Mother's Day. Tea and macaroons are the best! How nice of your daughter to take such lovely photos too. Enjoy the rest of the week.
    Julie xo

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    1. Thank you, Julie, for you sweet visit. We had a nice day. xoox Su

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  25. I never had a macaroon either, but now I want to try all those flavors!
    I love that you had a tea.
    Looks like your daughter made it very special!
    and I love the new header!
    :)

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    1. Thank you, Cynthia. I thought it was time for a different look. xoox Su

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  26. A beautiful day for having tea and macaroons outside. Especially viewing your gardens. Kathleen in Az

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    1. Thank you, Kathleen. Enjoying the mild May. xoxo Su

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  27. What a delightful way to celebrate Mother's Day! I've never heard of blue velvet before and would love to try that macaron!

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  28. Great photos! The macaroons are beatiful and a great way to celebrate Mother's Day. Have a Lovely Tea Time!

    Pam

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  29. Looks like the loveliest Mother's Day, Su. Once again, your daughter exhibits the same elegant taste and talent that her mother possesses. Fabulous.

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    1. She is so cute, but she is different. She has great taste in clothes too. xoxo

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  30. So very sweet! I hope you enjoyed a beautiful Mother's Day and Tea on the Porch! Blessings, Cindy

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    1. I'm enjoying what has turning out to be a mild May so far! xoxo Su

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  31. roses...macaroons...tea...flowers...perfect!

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    1. Thank you, Carol. I was in love with the colors. xoxo Su

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  32. I am obsessed with french macaroons...one day I will learn how to make them. I just love love love any pictures of your garden.

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    1. I haven't learned to make them either, Victoria. I have the almond flour and I have a mat to size them, but I haven't made them yet. xoxo Su

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  33. Your tea time is so pretty and the macaroons looks very yummy!
    Hugs
    Alessandra

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    1. Thank you, Alessandra. The colors are so pretty. xoxo Su

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  34. Exquisite photos and such a lovely and colorful tea. xo

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    1. Thank you, Mildred. I loved the colors. xoxo Su

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  35. Tea and macaroons in your beautiful garden, sounds like you had a lovely Mothers day!

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  36. A very special tea - love the colorful macaroons and the sweet tea cup. So lovely in the garden. xo K

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  37. Lovely pictures! Your daughter hs talent!

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  38. Hummmm que delicioso foi esse chá ao lado dos filhos queridos!

    Macarons, sempre deliciosos.

    beijinhos,

    Lígia e =^.^=

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  39. Very sweet :)

    I love what you did with the sleeping porch and the shed, Su! I can't believe it's been so long since my last visit, but being laid out kept me away. It was great catching up with you :)

    xo,
    rue

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  40. Hi, Su! I'm new here, and I'm enjoying your blog very much! Love your cool vibe. I'll be visiting regularly! Have a lovely weekend!

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  41. Hello Su. I can tell that your mother's day was very sweet and special. You have a very thoughtful and lovely daughter.

    That is truly special.

    Janet

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  42. I love your tea cups. So pretty. Lovely pics! xoxo Jen

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Thank you for taking time to visit and leave a kind message today. I love to visit your blogs too, and I do when I can link back. xoxo Su