Tuesday, August 18th, Linda Pudlik coordinated a tea at the Royal Treat Tea Room in Roseville, MI with the theme Celebrating Julia Child. 33 ladies attended, and I was the speaker. I arrived a little early, and took a photo of the tea room before all the ladies arrived.
~ Below are photos of the tea room filled with guests ~
You meet the nicest people over tea, and the lady in the black hat below is Barbara, who I've had the privilege of enjoying a few tea outings with.
~ My girlfriend, Sandy, and me ~
The tea room serves a variety of delicious quiches - so appropriate for a Julia Child tea - and our table's tea of choice was Lady Grey. Julia detested 'junk food', but she did like Pepperidge Farm goldfish crackers, so I assembled a small bag of them for each lady to take home.
Linda's granddaughter, Jamison, was at the tea celebrating her 10th birthday, and she passed out the goldfish crackers. She's a very sweet little girl who loves tea parties!
My dear friend, Lori, who took photos for me throughout the event.
~ My presentation was taken from Julia's biography "Appetite for Life" ~
I thoroughly enjoyed researching Julia. It was very difficult condensing almost 92 years of her amazing and adventurous life into a brief presentation.
I strive to not only be entertaining, but to send attendees away with interesting information they didn't know before they came. Hope I accomplished that!
Shortly before the date of the tea, I came home to find a package on my front porch. When I opened it I found two Julia Child books from one of my blog readers. Thanks so much, Laura Lee!
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Today I'm joining Rose Chintz Cottage for Tea Time Tuesday