Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Tea For Toys

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Newnan-Coweta Magazine “Tea For Toys” event.  It was held at the Holly Cottage Tearoom in Newnan, GA.  Each guest purchased an advance ticket and also donated a new toy to the Coweta County Foster Parent Association.

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This English style tearoom has the perfect mix of traditional decor, delicious food, and friendly servers.

There was quite a festive atmosphere at this Christmas tea.  Lovely favors and goody bags were provided for each guest, including a gorgeous paper arts shoe at each place setting.  Each shoe was unique in color and pattern and contained a teabag tied with a pretty bow tucked inside.

PC022255Lots of wonderful door prizes were given and a great little booklet to take away filled with recipes and craft ideas.

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Of course, the food was delectable.  It included Yorkshire loaf, sandwiches, scone, truffle and fruit, plus a yummy English Sherry Trifle.

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I’ve already asked Angela (on the left) from Tea With Friends to include me on next years guest list.  I’m really hoping that this will become an annual event. 

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You can read more about Tea For Toys at Angela’s blog, just click here.

4 comments:

Marilyn said...

I did read Angela's review. It is fun to see that little shoe more closely. What a nice little gift.

Deberah Williams said...

How very nice of you to mention the "Tea for Toys." It was a great pleasure to see you again and we really appreciated that you attended and your generosity!

Bernideen said...

Oh how fun - you and Angela! Perfect tea and that shoe favor - how cute that is!

Angela McRae said...

Thanks for the kind comments, Maureen! Your presence (and moral support) was certainly a *gift* to me!

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