When we received our invitation to attend the Moravian Historical Society's mother-daughter tea, Anne really thrilled! But instead of taking her American Girl doll, Ivy, like she did last year, she took Monty, a sea otter that she "befriended" during our trip to California. (We purchased him at one of the the gift shops at the Montery Bay Aquarium.) Anne dressed him up in a bow tie, so that he would look his best at the tea. He was pretty sure that he would be able to meet some friends there, hopefully girls!
After we arrived at the tea, we found that we could make our own petties four cakes for our dolls, or sea-otters, which ever applied!.
Here is Anne after she completed her crafts.
The "ice breaker" questions helped alleviate his shyness.
New friendships were made. Anne and her new friend were
The men were conversing. Lucky for Monty - he was not the only guy that attended the tea.
Examples of a Colonial sugar cone, sugar bowl, and creamer:
Each of us got to take our tea cup and saucer home.