The final element to our Mother’s Day Tea: inspired cocktails courtesy of a wonderful new discovery, Pharmacie. Led by founder and drinkist Talmadge Lowe, Pharmacie brings a decidedly debonair element to any event – not to mention drinks that are equal parts innovative and delicious. For our tea, Talmadge made two tasty, refreshing sips. The […]
As mentioned earlier this week, our Mother’s Day Tea with The Chalkboard Mag was a beautiful success. One of the key ingredients: the delectable menu from Valerie Gordon of Valerie Confections. We were fortunate enough to have enjoyed Valerie’s treats and instruction at our Valentine’s Day cooking class, and to have her provide the goodies for this special get-together was just as sweet.
With Mother’s Day right around the corner, it felt like the perfect opportunity for another afternoon of great food and company with The Chalkboard Mag. For this get-together: a Mother’s Day Tea with some of my favorite mamas and their little ones. We were so fortunate to again have one of my sweet favorites, Valerie Gordon of the otherworldly Valerie Confections, provided all of the small bites. Cocktails were provided by a new favorite, the impossibly dashing Pharmacie, and the decor and design elements were made possible by the beyond amazing ladies at Bash, Please.
My friend Kimberly Muller, whom by now you all know quite well, wrote a wonderful book last year entitled Last Night I Swam With A Mermaid. It is a beautiful book with a beautiful message, teaching our kids to protect and respect our oceans. We decided it would be a great idea to put together a mermaid tea party to celebrate Earth Day. It was such a special day, and a little girl’s dream come true – an English tea party with a real mermaid.