This summer the weather has been extremely hot with lots of humidity, making being outside next to impossible for me. Thus Dolce's and Gabbana's patio area garden did not get done, perhaps some autumn bulbs will replace the weeds you see growing in what is suppose to be a flower bed.
We haven't spent much time with our furbabies on "their" patio, no worries ~ they have been with us on the back patio that is under construction, but has beautiful view of the garden.
One evening last week ... after a super hot day (100 plus degrees) the evening was a wonderful cool one and we decided to take tea outside after dinner.
To add some colour and floral , I brought out one of our Orchids from the kitchen.
For our evening tea - I used a white teapot, placed our teacups on embroidered cotton place mats, of course tea requires a sweet or two ~
Orchids are one of my all time favourite plants!! Though I'm not that great at keeping them flowering.
Does anyone have any tips for growing Orchids indoors?
These teacups are a memento from our trip to Victoria B.C. where we stayed at the Fairmont Empress Hotel and Mr.G experienced his first afternoon tea.
The tea is Casablanca, a sweet mint tea & bergamot produce by MARIAGE FRÈRES in Paris. Perfect for a cool summer evening.
This is a teacup that I have yet to use for tea. I fell in love with it's double handles and delicateness and I love that it is footed. The bottom of the cup says:
Made Expressively For Bailey . Banks . Biddle co.
Philadelphia . PA .
and there is also a green marking that looks like a C over an A
The china is super delicate and quite translucent , here it's working well as a sugar bowl...
Dolce and Gabbana enjoying our company on "their" patio...
Thank you for stopping by for tea today ...
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