November is a mix of seasons
Leftovers from Halloween, Thanksgiving is foremost in our minds
And Christmas can't be far behind
For the fruitcake has come, the stores have shelves and shelves of Christmas merchandise
And it's time to order the paperwhites!
Today at tea . . .
The three "seasons" collided!
Our traditional dessert
(usually the first of the season)
after bowls of Halloween chili
Surprisingly, Halloween was Friday
This is Monday and there is still pie left!
A bouquet of mums in a blue and white pitcher on the breakfast room table
Mums are traditional table flowers for most of October and November
(as long as they last -- then we switch to fruit!)
December's issue of Southern Lady
Tea Time and Victoria have come already.
Magazines are perfect companions for tea!
It all came together in the breakfast room this afternoon
A HalloweenThanksgivingChristmas tea!
I got down the Wedgwood Asiatic Pheasant from the cupboard
I haven't used it in a while
Pheasant -- fall -- Thanksgiving!
A new treasure
A Tetley tea strainer
It came, I'm sure with a box of tea,
I found it at an antique mall
And I think it's pretty special.
A strainer today because the tea was Harney's Hot Cinnamon
which went perfectly with the pumpkin pie
Mondays are always busy
Sheets to launder, the house to clean
But I always stop and have a cup of tea
At half past three!
It's Tuesday and I'm joining Bernideen for Friends Sharing Tea and Sandi at Rose Chintz Cottage for Tea Time Tuesday.