Friday, July 8, 2011

Lemon Crunch Parfait with a Garden Tea


We made it to my parent's house yesterday.

It is so good to be home. 
My mom's house is like walking into a 
Victorian Tea Room.


That delights you with it's outdoor
whimsical flower garden.


My sister and niece arrived tonight as well.

Life is good!

Paula made an AMAZING Peach Sangria



For a printable recipe click Here.

And I made delicious Lemon Crunch Parfait's.



For a printable recipe click Here.


This morning my Mom and I set up Tea in her Garden.



She got the Teapot while we were in 
Savannah, GA...to be honest I saw it first.


But as a GOOD daughter, I conceded the prize!




She might tell a different story...HA!


I hope you enjoy your weekend.





Bella would like to have tea too!!!


I am having Tea and Parfait's with:

39 Comments:

Bernideen said...

Oh that teapot is to die for - what a great post here and so many lovely things! Thank you for participating and I hope you did the link!

Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee(Mukherjee) said...

What a great post! The tea pot is stunning! Gorgeous settings. Thanks for sharing:)
Hope to see you on my blog:)
Happy weekend!

Lark (SparkyLarky) said...

Both recipes ROCK! I am so glad your having a great time at home! Relax and have fun!

lisa said...

I'm not sure which I want more - the parfait, the sangria, or Bella the dog. OK, I'm selfish and want all three! I will be trying these recipes for sure. Have the best time ever at your mom's house. There is no place like home.

Hugs,
Lisa

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

How sweet this is. Your recipes look amazing -- the setting looks amazing too. What a special time shared with the important women in your life.

Light and Voices said...

Impressive photos...how they can be all in focus like that is amazing.
Joyce M

Rcel said...

Ahh... I'm drooling on the cold drinks you got there! :)

I have PINK FLOWER in the NIGHTSKY courtesy of the July 4th Fireworks here in our place. See you! :)

Our Back Porch said...

What a good daughter you are to relinquish the prized teapot! lol What a great tea party! Bella is precious! Have a most lovely weekend!

Waving from Our Back Porch,
Rebecca

Lavender Cottage said...

The teapot is gorgeous, how hard it must have been to let your mother have it. :-)
I hope you enjoy the visit with your family and will have more teas to share before you leave. The dessert you made looks yummy.
Judith

Deb said...

I love the tea-pot your mom 'scored' and thanks for the recipes. They look great. I'm your new follower. Deb=^..^=x4

Kathy said...

Lovely Trisha! Beautiful teapot!!! You're mother's home and garden are beautiful - love the garden whimsy and that basket! Love garden statues - heavenly!
Hope you have a very blessed weekend,
Kathy

Sharon said...

Your blog is so beautiful! I enjoyed your pictures!

Kathryn Ross said...

Well that's a stunning tea in the garden if ever I saw one! And, that pot - you certainly are a "good daughter" to let mommy get away with that! I especially liked the sculptured head presiding over the display! Marvelous tea - thanks for sharing!
Joy!
Miss Kathy

monah http://graciouscottage.com/ said...

Hi,
I am visiting early for PS.
Nice combination of garden and the elegant tea pieces.
Graciously,
monah

lvroftiques said...

Wow how beautiful! I'm not sure I would've relinquished that tea pot *winks* It's gorgeous! Vanna

♥ Miss Tea said...

oh wow your mom's garden is so lovely! love the table setting for tea time as well and those teacups and teapot are so stunning! things we do for our moms hehe the glass of sangria looks so cute, makes me want to make sangria but the weather doesnt permit it here but i'm drooling for your lemon crunch parfait! Bella is gorgeous! have a lovely tea time with your sis and your mom, enjoy! xx Susan

Susie Jefferson said...

Fabulous - love that service, and the drink (love how the fruit is suspended). I also very much like your blog background and header - really chic.

This week, my contribution is a desktop screensaver calendar. Happy Pink Saturday from the UK!

HHL said...

What a fabulous setting!!! I'm so swooning over that tea pot ... your parfait looks magical!! Bella is tres adorable , she would have so much fun playing with our little Dolce, he loves sitting by me when I'm enjoying tea outside. wishing you a fabulous week-end. xo HHL

P.S. the images on the steeping tea post were google search images... they are brilliant, but none had traceable credits to give. xo

Anonymous said...

From Your Mom..It so thrills me when you come home and love and appreciate all my beautiful tea things and the garden that God, Mother Nature and Me created. I have found that gardening tills my soul and Flo and Celeste (my garden statue friends)and I share so many wonderful thoughts and secrets as I attend to my outdoor haven. I find such peace buzzing around perfecting each nook & cranny. Miracles always seen to happen in my garden. I do love it and I am so grateful to you for sharing this beauty on your blog for all to see. I love you, Trisha
Your Mom

Barbara F. said...

Love your Mom's garden and all the tea trimmings, Trish! Bella is so adorable. Your drink looks so delicious. That teapot is gorgeous. xo,

kitty said...

What a beautiful setting in your Mom's garden!! I know you must be having a wonderful time just enjoying each other. There's nothing better than that!!

Jenn said...

Happy Pink Saturday! I love the photos - what's behind the cup and saucer in the first photo? It caught my eye as well. Great photo!(photos). Totally enjoyed my visit. Thanks, Jenn

parTea lady said...

Both the Sangria and the parfait look delicious. Your Mom's garden and tea things are gorgeous, especially the teapot from Savannah.

Robin said...

Love all your pinks and treasures....and I thank you for the recipes.
Have a pinkishly beautiful weekend.

Susan said...

The tea cup and saucer is awesome! Love that teapot as well!

Marlis said...

A truly gorgeous teapot!!! You gave up a prize. Your tea set up is quite lovely. Many blessings, marlis

Snap said...

The peach sangria is calling my name! Your post is just lovely.

The Tablescaper said...

Can you get me an invite to your Mom's? It looks like an enchanting place. Thanks for sharing your visit with Seasonal Sundays.

- The Tablescaper

black eyed susans kitchen said...

What a lovely tea set!! And how wonderful to enjoy the tea out in the garden...it is down right romantic!!

Natasha in Oz said...

Thank you so much for visiting my blog and for taking the time to leave such a sweet comment. It is so lovely to meet you.

It seems that blogger is up to its usual tricks and your follower button has gone missing. I will be back soon to follow you!

Best wishes,
Natasha.

Emily said...

hi Trisha, You are so lucky to have your mom and to go home. What delicious goodies your showing today. I love the tea set and the pot is beautiful. Your area good daughter to let your mom come home with it. I would like for beautiful bella to come home with me. Enjoy your visit.....I love your blog, I'll be your newest follower.

~Emily
The French Hutch

~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady.
I also love your Beautiful Teaset !! To have in your Moms lovely Garden just lovely. I would love to be a follower on your lovely Blog but it will not let me.
I hope you and yours have a Great Week.
XXOO Diane

Mary said...

What a lovely setting for tea! Your Lemon Crunch Parfait looks delicious to me & to sweet Bella no doubt! Thanks for your sweet comments :-)

Angela McRae said...

That is a gorgeous teapot! And I love your mom's garden as well. So pretty, and I like her teacup planter too!

Sherry said...

Oh how wonderful! I love the tea set. It must be so fun to go home! Thanks for linking it up at Home Sweet Home!
Sherry

Entertaining Women said...

These special family moments are so precious...you'll always cherish them. A magical...lovely tea in the garden. Thank you for sharing the beautiful design. Cherry Kay

Joy @ Joy Of Desserts said...

It's all so lovely. Every detail deserves a comment. Your mom's garden shows such care and attention. Love her garden friends and Bella looks so sweet. I am so glad you are enjoying your time at home with family. Take care, and thank you for participating at Joy of Desserts.

Kim McCallie said...

It's all so beautiful like something from a magazine spread. I love it! And, the parfait looks delicious. Thanks for sharing on A Well-Seasoned Life's Sweet Indulgences Sunday.

The Vanilla Bean Baker said...

Peach Sangria, Parfaits and Tea served up in beautiful china all enjoyed in the company of family! Beautiful!

P.S. Seriously, knowing me...I think I'd take my tea in a mug for fear of breaking those lovely cups and saucers!