One of the Christmas traditions we have in my neighborhood is spending the afternoon together at the Johnston House Tea Room for "tea". Want to come along? Okay, hold up your pinkie in a most elegant way and let's go!
Here is the front...you won't believe what is beyond this door!
Lovely table settings in beautiful Christmas-y rooms:
The most gorgeous snow-flocked tree trimmed in silver and white. You've never seen such a thing. My indoor photos don't do it justice:
Amazing vignettes with all sorts of Christmas decor displayed. Let's buy our ornament for the neighborhood ornament exchange party here!
Now, turn the corner to see the "tea room". Beautiful gold chairs with mismatched antique tea pots and china:
The snacks are served in the traditional way, savory tea sandwiches on the bottom, scones with clotted cream and jam in the middle and sweets on top:
While you are laughing and chatting and feeling so civilized...try not to notice you are the youngest group in the building by 20 years!