Sunday, July 25, 2010

A Rainy Sunday Afternoon Tea

It is a quiet rainy Sunday afternoon and I am treating myself(again) to a nice cup of green tea in a quiet corner of our bedroom.

The window is open and a gentle breeze is blowing in.

My sweet treat today is a chocolate brownie with whipped cream and crushed strawberries.

A little bouquet from the garden of Fairy roses and baby's breath.

A special teacup.

In case anyone wanted to know.

I think I will sit here for awhile and enjoy some of my old issues of Victoria along with the breeze and the sound of rain-who knows I might even have a snooze.

Are you having a quiet Sunday afternoon tea too?

Today I am going to join in with The Tablescaper for Summer Sundays.

Enjoy your day,

Carolyn

32 comments:

Deanna said...

Carolyn,
Lovely way to spend on a Sunday afternoon!
d

Maddy said...

Brava Carolyn, apprezzo tanto chi (come te) sa valorizzare anche una giornata di pioggia!
Qui da noi c'è stato un sole splendido e io mi sono dedicata all'acquisto di nuovi complementi d'arredo per il mio terrazzo!

♥ Baci, cara!

♥ Maddy

the VG huis said...

A midday snooze is good for the soul! I should know..yesterday it rained here and I crashed out on my mother in laws couch for almost an hour. Everyone played around me and I was out to the world. Now that's an afternoon to remember! hehhe.

A Hopeful Heart said...

Sounds totally beautiful. I LOVE teatime and Victoria magazine. Time spent with those things is beautifying and refreshing.

Your sweet treat looks delicious...and your little tea corner looks SO lovely.

Blessings on your day,
Patti (Fill My Cup with Beauty)

Victorian1885 said...

I hope your afternoon tea & nap went well Carolyn! Your tea pot and cup & saucer are so lovely..nothing nicer than red transferware! Enjoy the rest of your Sunday!

Wanda

Brenda ~ Shabby Cats and Roses said...

What a lovely spot to relax and enjoy the afternoon :) So peaceful and quite...very charming :) I just did a post about the new Victoria Classics, Rooms of Bliss Magazine that is now out. I've just started to peruse my copy of it, and love it so far!

Hope the rest of your day is just as peaceful.

Warmest hugs, Brenda

NanaDiana said...

Carolyn, I only WISH I were curled up with a cup of tea and a magazine. Alas, I am working today but playing a bit between patient activity. Love your blog-it makes me smile- and dream- Diana

Amber Noella said...

I like quiet times with tea - & maybe a sweet pastry. Mmmm.
I also love these rainy days! Perfect tea whether for me. Summer is too hot to drink it, so now that fall is on its way--more tea! (and cocoa)

~Amber

Sandy said...

Such a beautiful spot to relax, have tea and watch the rain fall...
Lovely
Sandy
thewondersofdoing@blogspot.com

Jojo said...

The sun is out and the sky is beautiful but it is 99 degrees outside with a heat index making it feel like 105!

Take advantage of the open window and the breeze.

Melanie@The Old White Cottage said...

Enjoy!

KATHY said...

Hi Carolyn, Everything looks so lovely. The flowers in the window are so pretty.Enjoy your tea....Kathy

Heather's Blog-o-rama said...

HI Carolyn,
I actually stumbled upon your blog via the comment you left at Shabby Cats and Roses :) Oh, lovely!!! Your home is beautiful and I love the tea with the accompanying goodies!! I joined your blog!! Have a great weekend. Hugs from Oregon, Heather :

Sonia said...

Oh so beautiful! What a quiet soft vignette you have created. So lovely to sit and have tea. Simply dreamy! I just love it!

Miss Bloomers

It's me said...

May i come and sit next to you???....what a lovely pictures......nice place to be and sit and drink a cup of tea .......happy sunny funny week ....love Ria......

Joy said...

"Smile" Of course, we want to know! I always look at the bottom of teacups; I can't help myself.

Crystal Rose Cottage said...

That sounds so relaxing...! I could even hear the gentle drizzle of the rain....(sigh)~Patti

Susan said...

Looks very inviting, Carolyn. No, I didn't have a quiet moment to enjoy tea and a "shnooze" because I went to a two year old's birthday bash! ha! Loved your photos, as always, Isn't Victoria the best magazine EVER? I just love reading my old issues, over and over again. You should sell some of your photography to them! Yours is often even better than the photos they use. Seriously. Susan

Erin @ I Heart New England said...

So impeccably beautiful :)
We had more than just your normal rainy afternoon today; we had nearly a tornado which blew all our power lines out for hours! Thankfully it's back on again and 10 degrees cooler! Whew ♥

Cindy said...

I am having a quiet Sunday afternoon, thanks. I love your little spot for tea, so pretty, I can see why you enjoy the Victoria magazine. They really should feature your lovely home.
Hugs, Cindy S

A Garden of Threads said...

A wonderful relaxing place for tea or a nap. I hope you enjoyed both. Take care.

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Just beautiful, I'm more relaxed just looking at your photos!

Suzann said...

What a glorious afternoon you had!!
The weather here was amazing (big change!) and we spent LOTS of time outdoors and had a bbq with great friends. No relaxing, but good just the same.

Tina said...

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Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Hi Carolyn,

What a beautiful spot for a nice relaxing Sunday afternoon. Sounds perfect, with the soft rain outside. Ahhhhh...... Love it!

Debbie

THE HOME THAT LOVE BUILT said...

Everything looks ever so lovely for a special rainy day afternoon tea. Enjoy Victoria. Brook

Kom Achterom said...

Il sit hier in de monday morning rain!!
Yesterday it was a beautiful day! loveley the sun was shining!!
and now i take a cup of strong coffee and wait to sit in my garden again
have a verry nice and sunny monday
Yolanda

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

What a beautiful post!!

Debbie

cathleen said...

Carolyn....this is the essence of coziness...pure bliss!!!

The Tablescaper said...

We all seem to go at such a whirl wind that a restful Sunday is greatly needed. Your little tea looks lovely. I love the little bouquet in the window.

Thanks so much for coming and being a part of "Summer Sundays". Looking forward to having you back next week!

- The Tablescaper

MARY PERNULA said...

Love the chintz cup and saucer. HUGS MARY

Georgianna said...

Well, I love this so much! Tea and Victoria and your beautiful home!