Saturday, June 2, 2012

Tea and Crumpets!

For Lilly's 5th birthday my mom wanted to take her and a few of her friends to a tea party.  Unfortunately, there was never a good weekend near her birthday but thankfully Grandma was able to pull it together for this morning.

Despite the fact that when I recently said to Shyla, "let's have a pretend tea party!" she replied, "why?" she had a great time!

Grandma had it orchestrated perfectly with hats, flowers, bracelets, and necklaces.  She had pre-ordered a "Mad Hatter" for the three girls and the "Victorian" for the 4 moms.

The girls had hot cocoa (we all thought they would have chosen the raspberry lemonade considering it was 105 degrees today), ham sandwiches, 2 scones, and fruit/yogurt.

We chose a cappuccino tea and a white parisian tea.  Our plates had carrot bites, a few finger sandwiches, 2 scones, and a yummy cheese bread topped with a mango salsa.

I was worried about Shyla not being old enough to enjoy it and being so young that she wouldn't behave well.  I was even more worried when she fell asleep on the drive there.  And I was even more worried when the waitress brought out the antique teacups and saucers for the girls.

However, I was SO PLEASANTLY surprised!  She had a great time and she was very well behaved and no cups nor saucers were damaged in the process.

A happy belated birthday to Lilly and a huge thank you to Grandma for the very special day!  So much fun, I think it may need to become a tradition.


Erin = ) said...

I love this idea! Way to go Grandma =) Happy Birthday to Miss Lilly!!

Candice said...

I think it's a super fun tradition too! I would be equally as nervous given that we just a tea party at home and most of the tea ended up on the floor. So way to go Shyla! And I love the hats! :)

Your Mom said...

I think it should be a tradition too! The girls were all so good and it was such a fun afternoon!