Book Club members discussing book and trying out cake.
Jason and Ashlie on the way to the hospital.
Brooke Shutrum's dress up tea party.
Brooke and guest (isn't her hat just perfect for her?)
Mr. Pho Restaurant and teapot fountain.
Jasmine Tea to end my day!
As The Teacup Turns
A day in the life of a tearoom owner
always exciting to see
never the same old thing
what's new around the corner for me.
Starting at eleven o'clock book club meeting
discussing A New Song by Jan Karon
tasting Esther Bolick's Orange Marmalade Cake
sharing our answers to discussion questions.
Read aloud the passage
with our special dish in mind
May God bless our time together
always something revealing to find
between the pages.
A little after twelve o'clock
there was a knock on the door
to say Ashlie's water had broken
we all acted as if it had never happened before.
(reminding me of the last scene in Steel Magnolias)
Then on to hosting a tea party at 1:30 for Brooke
invitations sent our for fashion show and tea
eight guest all dressed up with hats and gloves
another wonderful afternoon making memories.
Queen's Room, Main dining room and Afternoon Tea
Bridal showers and those wanting to relax and share a moment
customers bustling in from Affair of The Heart
being refilled and spending special times with friends.
Eric and Autumn cater two weddings at 6:00 and 7:30pm
at Walnut Creek and Coles Garden
Surprise birthday party for Kristen a new adventure
Jasmine tea to bring the day to an end.
(Mackenzie Grace was born at 9:45pm)
2 Samuel 22:30 "With your help I can advance against a troop
with my God I can scale a wall."