A Tea Party for Easter Monday

To extend our Easter celebration, today we had an Easter Monday tea party. The table decorations were fairly simple: the runner we used on St. Patrick’s Day, the Paschal Candle we made on Holy Saturday, and some pretty Hershey’s kisses in pastel foils.

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We had some new items at our party, like deviled eggs:

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And old favorites like cucumber sandwiches:

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Sugar cookies in the shape of chicks and butterflies:

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Faux-linzer cookies, with spring-themed cutouts:

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Jell-O jigglers–both regular, and the creamy variation:

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And bunny-shaped jelly sandwiches:

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I chose a lemon tea for today’s party. Originally, I planned on getting Darjeeling, since it comes in such a pretty purple box (plus, it’s really good!), but I couldn’t get any at the store. I figured lemon fit the theme pretty well, though, so it worked out OK!

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I’m not sure when our next tea party will be. I’m thinking may a red-themed tea for Pentecost, but I’m still recovering from the month of March, so I’ll have to plan that out later!

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