The Traveling Teacup, Tessa Rose, is Here in New Mexico! I am beyond excited!
Thank you Barbara Leone of the blog, Mantel and Table – Easy Elegant Entertaining! for sending Tessa Rose to Visit Us.
We have a special adventure planned for Tessa Rose.
A Tea Party on the Rail Runner Train from Albuquerque to Santa Fe!
COVID had stopped the trains in their tracks…pun intended…but the trains are now back on a limited schedule.
We are So Ready to Enjoy a Tea Party on the Train!
With Lunch in Santa Fe. Meeting a Special New Friend! Some Shopping on the Plaza!
Tessa Rose will travel with Fun Teacup Party Guests. The Table will be Set with a Cowhide Placemat to Steady the Cups on their Rickety-Rockity Train Ride. Hot Green Tea in a Glass Thermos. With Sweet Tiny Cakes.
A bit of Train Glamping is the Plan!
We Board the Train and introduce Tessa Rose to her New Mexico Floral Teacup Friends.
The Sweetest Garden.
Floral Teacups and Saucers – Amazon LINK.
A Tea Party for 4. Perfection!
The cowhide placemat works to cradle the teacups and keep everything steady and in place.
Cowhide Placemats – Amazon LINK.
Ready to Pour the Tea as Mesas and Pinons and Puffs of Cotton Ball Clouds Wiz By.
WHOOPS! NEW COVID RULES FOR TRAIN TRAVEL ARE IN PLACE…
NO EATING OR DRINKING ON THE TRAIN. MASKS ON. 6-FEET SOCIAL DISTANCING.
We have a Pretend Tea Party….Just Like when the Girls Were Little. 🙂
And Suddenly We’re Here – Santa Fe!
Tomasita’s for Lunch. Rustic and Cozy – A Santa Fe Establishment for Over 40 Years. Best Red Chile!
And Meeting for the First Time, the Special New Friend.
He is Such A Good Sport. Doesn’t Everyone Travel on the Train with a Stash of China Teacups?
We Dip into a Santa Fe Classic Appetizer – Salsa and White and Blue Corn Chips.
The Plaza is Beginning to Open Up. Tessa Rose Loves All the exquisite Santa Fe Jewelry.
She is dazzled by the Native Sculptures of Carved Alabaster.
Heaps of Silver and Turquoise. Coral Shell. Tessa Rose Shines Her Perfect Gold-Rim Smile.
Cowhide, Leather and Suede. Overland Sheepskin Cowgirl Glamour Meets China Teacup Roses.
Overland Sheepskin Company, Santa Fe – always a Fun Stop!
The Afternoon Sweeps Quickly By. All Too Soon We Must Hop on the Train.
But Time for a Quick Stop at the Free Library for a Book…Originals: American Women Artists.
A Bit of Light Reading for the Ride Home.
Tessa Rose had a Tea-Lightful Day in Santa Fe.
She Enjoys a Nap wrapped in Cozy, Bubble Wrap, Nestled in a Backpack…
On the Ride All the Way Home.
A Truly Magical Day! Thank you Barbara of Mantel and Table.
Can’t Wait to Follow Tessa Rose on Her Many Travel Adventures!