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Saturday, September 8, 2012

Morning tea in pink glass


One of my passions is pink depression glass
I love it, especially when the light shines through it.
Today we are taking morning tea in the sun room,as the Spring sunshine is lovely
That is until this afternoon,when a windy bit of wild weather is forecast


We are having Tulsi blend Indian tea with pomegranate and green

Fresh sliced pears and orange


With yoghurt


                                                                           
                               Orange cake, this cake is a firm texture as it's made with the whole
                                                 orange,peel and everything and is quite delicious.








I even like washing up when I use nice glassware or china,
I like to touch it  and look at it, it's so pretty.






I so love Freesias, a dear friend gave them to me from her garden
for my birthday,they smell so beautiful




They look so sweet in my cherub vase

I did so enjoy today's morning tea.
I hope you did too
xx jeanetteann

I am joining  Sandi at Rose Chintz Cottage
and 
Beverly at How Sweet the Sound
for tea and Pink Saturday
Thursday Teacups and Tea Things at Antiques and Teacups
Rose Vignettes for Fresh Cut Friday
Trish's Heart and Home
A Delightsome Life
A Dedicated Home
Have a Daily cup Mrs Olsen
Coloradolady
French Country Cottage
Shabby Art Boutique

33 comments:

Barb said...

Hi Jeanetteann,
Your pink depression glass tea set is beautiful.
It would be very special having afternoon tea using these pieces.
My Mum loves freesias too.
Have a good week
Barb from Australia

Shabby chic Sandy said...

Everything looks lovely--that pink depression glass is gorgeous! What a lovely set you have and it is beautiful with the light hitting it.

Gina said...

You have a lovely collection of pink depression glass. I am always drawn to it when I see it at an antique store. It's just a a matter of time before I cave in & buy some.

Alessandra said...

What a lovely set! And the cake looks delicious.
Kisses
Alessandra

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Good morning Jeanetteann,
Your pink depression glass is gorgeous! Lovely to have tea in first thing in the morning. I believe your bowls are the same as mine. Thanks so much for sharing and enjoy your weekend.

Blessings,
Sandi

Susan said...

Oh Jeanetteann...You are a woman after my own heart. I loved your pink glass...SOOOOO pretty. And the cherub vase! Darling.

Take care and have a wonderful weekend. I SO enjoyed today's post. Susan

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

Happy Birthday! What a beautiful way to wake up and have some breakfast!

Liz said...

Your pink dishes are so pretty. I don't know that I have ever seen any like them. thank you so much for adding your post to Fresh-Cut Friday. This is the perfect post! :)

~Liz

Liz @ Sit With Me In My Garden said...

Very pretty pink depression glass! I have a dessert tray in it somewhere. I forgot all about it! Your floral arrangement is pretty and what a unique vase!

Antiques And Teacups said...

I love your pink glass dishes! A wonderful collection. They always shout summer to me. I love freesias as well. We lived once in an area where I could grow them, and had them in tubs around the stairs into the house. Such a lovely fragrance! Thanks for sharing and linking to Tuesday Cuppa Tea!
Ruth

Jann Olson said...

Jeanetteann, you have such a beautiful collection of pink depression glass. What a lovely way to spend a Spring morning. The orange bread (or cake) looks delicious. Love the beautiful flowers. Thanks for sharing with Share Your Cup.
Hugs,
Jann

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

I just adore depression glass especially pink!!

Very pretty!

Hugs,
Debbie

Two Cottages And Tea said...

What a darling set of pink dishes! Your morning tea looks so inviting along with the menu! Everything is so very pretty!
Nancy

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TTFN ~
Marydon

Trish said...

Oh what a lovely tea!
The pink depression glass is so pretty and delicate.
Your orange cake looks deliciously moist!
I love freesias too.
Perfect for your cherub vase!
Thanks so much for linking up Jeanettann!
Blessings..Trish xx

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Thank you my friend for sharing this lovely post with Tea Time. Have a beautiful day.

Blessings,
Sandi

Linda said...

Your tea is so inviting. It's the perfect time of year to enjoy a lovely cup of tea and your dishes are so pretty. I am your newest follower. Stop by to say hello.

Lavender Cottage said...

Pretty pink depression glass and bouquet for your tea.

Kathy A Delightsome Life said...

You really do have some very lovely pink depression glass pieces - LOVE the cherub vase - gorgeous - I appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,
Kathy

Tea in Texas said...

How wonderful to have a great pink depression collection! The serving bowl with the sweet spoon is my favorite. I love your spring flowers in the angel and glass vase so sweet! It is great to see the change of seasons in Australia.

Thanks, Pam

~ Liz ~ said...

Jeanetteann, I sure needed that little break for a spot of tea. How sweet of you to share your fruit, cake and tea with us in that lovely glassware! Like you, I don't mind washing up such lovelies. It's just another way to enjoy them. Nicely done!
Liz

Pam~ Virginia Retro said...

Just Beautiful! Pink depression glass is awesome. Love your post.

LV said...

Very nice collection of depression glass. I have several pieces but none like yours. I got most of mine from family estates.

Melody said...

Hi Jeanetteann!
Oh what wonderful Depression glass. My Great-Aunt had a whole set in pink. And that Orange cake..
youcan smell it thru the screen!!!!

BeckyKay said...

that orange cake is making my mouth water!

Sally Annie Magundy said...

Just beautiful, adore every piece! I love pink so much, I wish I had room for more stuff ;)

Yum, your orange cake looks so delicious - I think it's snack time over here.

Happy VTT!

Gram said...

Your pink is wonderful, and I especially love Freesias!

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

I don't collect it, but pink is my fav depression glass. SO delicate and pretty. I enjoy washing my pretty things too! Kinda crazy. I suppose it should be all the same! The orange cake looks luscious!

Darlene said...

Nice collection of pink depression glass! I collect it too. My aunt usually finds it at yard sales and buys it for me. I am a new follower. take care, Darlene

Zuni, Chickadee Home Nest said...

I love pink Depression glass too, so I immediately wanted to pop over to see yours! Your recipes sound wonderful, especially that orange cake! I hope you'll share the recipe some day. My MIL gave me her 4 cups and 2 saucers in Cherry Blossom, by Jeannette Glass. I must find 2 more saucers, but I've used 2 for tea with a friend, and did a post on it too! Hope you'll visit back! ~Zuni

Diane Mars said...

Beautiful Pink Depression Glass, I collect jadeite and the Pink Glass sure pops with it! Thanks for paying me a visit, I do sell my Paper Posy Dolls they are in my Etsy Shop. I am now your newest follower, Happy Belated Birthday my dear~ Hugs, Diane

racheld said...

I don't know what the pink glass reminds me of---calm moments and childhood tea parties and best dresses and gloves, perhaps, with the prospect of a lovely time with friends. It's such a charming table you set, and so welcoming and sweet.

There's just SOMETHING about that clear pink . . .

rachel

RobinfromCA said...

I also love pink depression glass and your morning tea looks so lovely! I have the same dish rack and I love the way my pink depression glass shines on it while drying as well!
Thanks for sharing your pieces!
Robin