Friday, September 19, 2008

Mad Tea Party Journal

What an awesome weekend of art we had! The party began late afternoon on Friday, bringing with it the scents of Mexican food, frozen margaritas, black bean salsa, and a dessert from Argentina. Kim and Deb prepared sizzling corn meal tacos fresh from the pan, homemade salsa, cheeses, and spiced meat to perfection. I served a dessert named "Dulce La Leche," which everyone seemed to love. The hours sped by like the "Mad Tea Party" journals we feverishly hovered over all through the wee hours of the night. Morning arrived much too soon, and with one night behind us Terri made egg, cheese, and sausage burritos for breakfast while we washed them down with coffee. In keeping with the theme of the weekend, we savored Taco Salad for lunch, and Turkey Enchiladas for dinner. It seemed like the food was never-ending, including Parrot Bay Mint Mojitos to boot.

The "Mad Tea Party" journals are really shaping up! In fact, I think Deb, Kim, and Vikki are almost done. The original book cover, and page shapes were designed by Terri Gauthier of Davison, MI. We all put our own twist on the pages, while peeking at each others works of art for inspiration. We even watched some movies when midnight rolled around, but 4:00 a.m. was staring us in the face in no time. With heavy eyes, I prepared an egg casserole with bread, chives, tomato, and cheese for breakfast on Sunday. We needed lots of coffee today, but it was a really productive few days. Check out my work. I am getting excited because an end is in sight. Can't wait to show you what else I've been working on!

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Nance- Looks and sounds like you had tons of fun. I'm glad you liked the photographs of our time at the ocean. I love looking at your projects.

When you want to change the layout of your blog give me a call and I'll walk you through it. Just let me know.

Take care -

Miss you.


Debra said...


Looks lovely, cannot wait to see yours done. No while I am as close as you I am not there yet. Thank You for opening your home! You did so much and we had a great time.


P.S. and after your friend here "Jen" helps you change the layout of your blog you can help me....Yeah!

Terri said...


Had a great time! I am glad we are either done with this project or nearing completion.
Every time I look at it I will be reminded of the time we all spent together doing it.

jmichelle said...

What a beautiful blog you have,.. thanks for visiting my Tea part also ,.. and thanks for he comment!,.. Peace