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Sunday, December 4, 2011

Afternoon Tea fundraiser


Sundays fundraiser afternoon tea
What a success it was, Thanks to some very generous friends and aquaintances,we raised a conciderable some of money for the Cancer Council.



Everyone enjoyed the homemade goodies,as you can see,there was plenty to go around

We set the food on the dining room table,and the china on tables in the sunroom and garden.
Everyone filled their plates, took them to the sunroom or garden where I served tea from china cups
I used all different colours, it was very shabby chic




A quiet spot under the pergola,in the garden




Another little spot in the shade








The boxes for the donations,plus my book on sale,which I donated $1 from every sale to the cause.






A dear friend who's husband is riding in the  Tour Down Under Challenge in January for this wonderful cause, brought me this gorgeous bunch of orange roses from their garden.  A little thank you for hosting the tea.
I have never seen such a beautiful colour rose,although they do look yellow in this photo



The Hydrangeas were in bloom


 The whole day was such a treat,and I was very honoured to be the host.
I am joining a few blog parties this week

Fresh cut Friday
Pink Saturday ,"How Sweet the Sound"
Show off your Cottage Monday ,"House in the Roses"
Show and tell Friday

I hope you all have a lovely

restful, happy week.  xx jeanetteann :o)









8 comments:

A Cozy Cottage in the City said...

Hi Jeanette,

Looks like you had a very successful & fun fundraiser! Those desserts/pastries look very delicious!!! Love all the beautiful china too! :) It's wonderful to be able to do something like that for a good cause. :) Hope you have been well. Take care and have a wonderful new week!


Hugs,
Jessie

Meg and Mum's said...

Jeanetteann that looks absolutely lovely! What a gorgeous day for it too. My keyboard is wet from drooling over all those cakes. Glad it went well :)

Bayside Rose said...

That looks amazing. Gorgeous little spots to have a cuppa and all for a good cause. Yum x

Gina said...

Those desserts look yummy! Everything looks so pretty. I bet this was alot of fun.

Shabby chic Sandy said...

Everything looks so pretty! Those desserts look amazing. I wish I could have come:)

Karen said...

It's all so pretty and for a wonderful cause. The desserts look yummy!

Ana said...

Oh Jeanetteann,
Everything looked perfect. So happy to hear that everything went well.

Hugs and Kisses,
♥Ana

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Oh wow, you're a very generous lady, for which I'm so glad everything turned out well. I love your photographs. Thank you for coming sweet lady and leaving me such lovely comments. FABBY