Everything’s Coming Up Roses

What little girl doesn’t love a tea party? I have fond memories of my younger sister and I planning and preparing for tea time on many wintery Sunday afternoons when I was young. My mother encouraged us, and frequently helped with the parties, but there were “rules”: We could only use her prized Old Country Roses china if we were very careful We had to set a “complete” table- tablecloth, centerpiece, napkins, and all the usual accoutrements that go along with tea We had to serve “real” food and [...]