Friday, May 10, 2013

Time for Tea

I do not live in the country in which I was born. Yes I am English, but there are many days when I no longer feel as British as I used to. It makes me a little sad. My children, who have English blood running through their veins are, to all intents and purposes, American. Their father is American, they live in America and are surrounded by Americans. They speak with an American accent (which is very cute) and know all things American. They have never lived in England, which means they barely know my family, or any of the English traditions.

Now don't get me wrong, I have grown very fond of this country and of course I much prefer the weather, but I will never consider myself to be an American. Watching last year's Jubilee Celebrations, or the royal wedding left me feeling far, far, removed from it all. My children had NO clue. (Sigh).

Of course tea always helps me feel better. It's a comfort. We've always done tea parties, my kids and I, ever since they were small. I decided I wanted to do a little tea party shoot towards the end of last year (which I realized the other day I had never got around to blogging). I wanted it to be extra special so I baked, got out some cute china and we headed out, the wagon loaded with goodies and set up their little party. It was pretty fun little theme shoot.

Let me know if you have any ideas for another themed shoot or if you would be interested in capturing something similar for your family.

1 comment :

  1. Probably one of my most favorite posts!! Such beautiful photos and memories made. I still remember a tea party that I had with my grandma when I was probably 3 or 4- it was magical! If I ever get to come and visit you, I would love to have a tea party :)