Friday, May 7, 2010

victorian tea?

HI There!! I am Minkey!! and I have taken over this blog!! As to why you can read about it by clicking here if you desire.

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Cielo at http://houseinroses.blogspot.com/ is having a Victorian Tea Party on Monday, so I, Minkey, the most wonderful monkey around these parts, decided I must participate...... And Martha is having one on Tuesday HERE





Behind me you see my flowery teacozy. I am wearing my Springtime attire of a floral nature to go along with this setting. The white flowers I have picked are poisonous so I must make sure they don't fall into the tea!! They are confederate Jessamine (sp?) and have the most powerfully sweet fragrance! NOTE: if nannykim should not respond to any of your teaparty posting you will know that the tea was contaminated with the poison. Us monkey's are not affected by it.....
The temperature is in the 90's as you see above!! This party happened here with us monkeys on Friday in SC where springtime can be warm. We decided we should move outdoors for a more victorian? setting.
Zephir and I felt that the above netting gives a lacey feel to the setting.
You notice the poisonous flowers to the left of the netting!

Of course with the tea above, we monkeys love bananas and kiwee fruit! No need for dishes for us!!
Of course I think we might want some of the Monkey Bay below. However it is best for cooking and not drinking as it is a bit tart.......sooooooooo
We will have our little tea. The Tea pot and cups we purchased at the Charleston Tea Plantation. It is the only tea plantation in North America!!! (there is a post further down on this blog about our trip there by clicking here....yes Zephir and I , Minkey (the most beautiful beige monkey!)did go!) These look appropriate for us monkeys, don't ya think? Piglet had to come too. I figured for the victorian look I should don a veil....well um this was as close as I could come to it. Since green tea is so good for us, we drank it right up--yummy--we are using the kind that has a bit of lemon in it!!

Well, guys, it got a little too hot out there so we came back inside and we wish you all adieu! But first ......a larger picture for you all?


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Ps. If Nannykim gets poisoned.....well.....what can we say, but that we tried to behave!

19 comments:

Willow said...

What a wonderful tea party you are having and thanks for the warnings. So cute.

Willow

ginger@bearbits said...

I completely understand how you all have managed to take over the blog and then set up a tea party all on your own. Monkeys can be very resourceful. I have a feeling no one was poisoned - probably just taking a nice leisurely break for a few. I think you all did rather well for yourselves - no swining from the trees or anything. I'll have a banana please.

~ginger

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

such a fun teaparty! all so monkey busy! lol.. very whimsical too! Happy Mother's day

CIELO said...

This is gorgeous... a huge thank YOU for participating in our Victorian Tea Party

Hugs

Cielo

Sherry said...

I had a feeling this monkey was going to take over this blog! She is quite a independent girl! Fun tea.

rosechicfriends said...

Just darling! I enjoyed my visit very much!
Happy Tea!
Lorena

Atelier de Charo said...

Thanks for the tea!!!

Hugs
Charo

Martha's Favorites said...

Hi: Too cute, thank you for sharing it with us. Have a wonderful week. Blessings, Martha

Shelia said...

I knew this was going to be fun when the header was filled with sock monkey bums! :)
Oh, Minkey, what a lovely tea table you've set! Now I hope the poison flower did not get into NannyKim's cup. We'd be so sad to loose her!
be a sweetie,
shelia ;)

Terri said...

Such fun!
A perfect monkey tea party!
Thank you so much for sharing today.
Hugs,
Terri

Charm and Grace said...

How precious and creative! Love your monkey business here and even more loved reading your bio. Thanks for stopping by my cottage for tea!

Blessings,
Christi

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Kim, I don't know how I missed this because I'm following Monkey Business. Hmmmm.... LOL! I guess the monkeys monkeyed with it, huh?

Love the tea party!

XO,

Sheila :-)

bunny said...

Lot's of monkey business goin' on...just right up my alley.
Have wonderful day.

tootles,
bunny

Msartist said...

What a whimsical post I love all the monkey business!! Such fun. Thanks for having me. ~All my best, Theresa
Do drop by for tea if you have time.
MsartistSewCrafty~

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

What a delightful tea post!! So cute!!
Debbie

Victorian1885 said...

So sweet..I bet you had fun Monkeying around! Take care..

Wanda

inspirações da Jô said...

Dear Kim,
Hum animating more than tea !!!!!!!! And the "people" very animating !!!!!!!
I love to meet you and thank you visit at my blog !!!!!!!
Kisses and a great Wednesday!!

jane maday said...

Thanks for visiting my blog on Teacup Tuesday! I love your tea cosy by the way;-)
Jane

Lyndee said...

Oh my how fun! I like your monkeyblog and the attitude those little sockies have! Hope to pop back and keep up on your doings from time to time.