It was this beautiful lady’s birthday.
And to celebrate, the girls had tea at Grand America.
We wanted Grandma to sit in the middle for the typical matriarchal picture, but she wanted to be on the side. So she got to be on the side. Cause it’s her birthday.
I’ve got a gorgeous family. And they’re all freaking smart too. And funny. And weird.
We watched a flower bloom in hot water. We each took a sip.
And then we slobbered all over these babies.
And ate pink macaroons, chocolate mousse, and raspberry cakes.
We love her.
Rian set a high standard for dress attire when she told us last week that she had bought a new dress for the occasion.
And it looked adorable on her, didn’t it?
Mom looking gorgeous as always.
As well as lovely Sarah.
Mira Madeera was funny and quirky and beautiful. (She’s getting so old, I can’t stand it).
I drank Coco Chai.
The cute cousins (yes, I’m one of them.)
Things I loved about this tea party:
-My beautiful family
-Just the girls
-Chocolate chocolate chocolate
-Grandpa popped in and took a bunch of pictures of us and the waiter looked at me and said, “Oh, is this your personal photographer?” I said, “Of course. I don’t go anywhere without my personal photographer,” and he said, “Tell me who you are! I promise I won’t tell anybody.” And then I had to tell him I was kidding. Those days are good when you’re mistaken as a celebrity. Let’s go to the Grand America more often!
-Looking outside the enormous windows.
-Sitting on upholstered seats.
-Wearing dresses and looking snazzy.
I love my family. I love these intelligent, beautiful women.
My first official tea party! Have you guys ever been to a tea party? Who do you have tea with? What’s your favorite kind of tea?
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10 Comments


  1. So here I am lurking on your blog to see which photos I can steal for my blog and what have you done? You’ve got your name on every single photo! Are you protecting yourself from old lady bloggers who blithely copy anything and everything?

    I can’t stop looking at these pictures. I love us all so much.

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    • Hahaha! You bet I did! 😀 I know you too well. And no old lady excuse. Old ladies who have over 5000 followers a month don’t get that excuse.

      Love you. It was a wonderful day. I’m so glad I know you.

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  2. You took beautiful pictures of your grandma’s birthday party! I love tea parties and that looked perfect. Good company and lots of chocolate. 🙂

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    • Thanks, Sara! Yes. I think my life would be much better if I had more tea parties. 😉

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  3. The food looks amazing & it looks like y’all had such a great time!

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    • Thanks, Southern :). We’re thinking about doing it for Thanksgiving. Show up, eat, leave, no clean up.

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  4. You all look so gorgeous (:
    Love you!

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  5. No I have not been to an official tea party, but it looks lovely! I love how the group pic turned out!

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