I attended my first grown up tea party this past weekend! The last time I went to one, I think I was in middle school and it involved a lot of feathery boas and tea sandwiches filled with too much mayonnaise. Ick. But this party was filled with elegance, hand stitched table cloths and delicious catered munchies that satisfied everyone's dietary needs... including mine! So, to get in the spirit, I was more than happy to ditch the boa and wear a peacock veil instead made by my crafty friend, Brie.
Every table was decorated with unique tea cups, pots and gorgeous centerpieces made by the very talented host, Beth Butterfield.
Remember those Lemon Tarts with Coconut Shells I blogged about a few weeks ago? Well, here they are again and they were a hit at the tea. Other goodies involved tarragon chicken sandwiches served on raisin bread, ginger carrot soup topped with creme fraiche, filo dough stuffed with cheese, fresh fruit, rhubarb crisp served in petite mason jars and open face cucumber sandwiches served on top of GF bread. Being a foodie, a was in