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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

The Perfect Anniversary Gift

This was a find.
A three piece silverplate tea service
 from Sheffield, England.
This is how it looked when I found it. 
We spent our anniversary today having lunch 
at a favorite spot right on the intracoastal 
and watched the boats go by. Then we spent 
hours at the beach. A great beach day.
On our drive home we saw a Salvation Army.
 I said, let's stop and go in and find 
the perfect anniversary gift.
What?
 Yes! I found this tea set for $12.50.
 Everything was 50% off.
 I couldn't wait to get home and polish it up.
And have a cup of tea.
Serendipity! 
.....or is it Serendipi-tea?

Cheers!

18 comments:

  1. Happy Anniversary Rita May!

    We must be kindred spirits, because I posted about my silver tea service this time, too!

    Hope you enjoy many more years of love, joy and good health together!

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  2. Wishing you the happiest of anniversaries, with many more to come. You're an inspiration and a delight.

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  3. Happy Anniversary!!
    Your tea set is lovely and what a fabulous deal!

    Have a wonderful rest of the week!

    Aledia

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  4. Happy Anniversary, Rita. Your tea service is lovely. Glad you found it.

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  5. What a fantastic find! It is just beautiful. Don't you just love "Serendipi-tea"! It's my favorite.

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  6. Happy Anniversary! Your silver tea set will be a lovely reminder of your special day.

    Carolyn

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  7. You definently had a wonderful anniversary! The cherry on top is your silver set. I love it but the price is so terrific. Thrifting is a hit or miss with my shopping. I am glad you had so much fun and the polishing does make a lot of impact and the price would then be much higher at a antique shop! Happy Tea Party! Pam

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  8. Happy, happy anniversary to you both!
    Love the tea set a perfect gift, hubby can hardly call you high maintenance!

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  9. What a perfect gift - happy anniversary!!

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  10. Happy Anniversary...a perfect find for a special day..It was waiting for you!...

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  11. Happy Anniversary and what a great find!!! It pours perfectly into that beautiful teacup!

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  12. A beautiful find and a wonderful anniversary present! I was given my Mothers-in-law silver tea set and will post about it soon. Thank you for sharing.
    Nancy

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  13. I am very envious that you spent the day at the beach when we still have snow on the ground! Sounds like a wonderful way to spend your anniversary. Love the tea service and what a deal you got. Thanks for joining my party. xo, Sherry

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  14. Well I am now so confused...i am not sure if the wall of plates is my most favorite thing...or the cool tea/coffee set...or the doggies..I will have to look again and then think about it...i do know i am a new follower...

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  15. Happy Anniversary! I too am a new follower!
    Love your blog! Elizabeth

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  16. Good for you! An awesome deal for sure. Happy Anniversary!

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  17. What a great find! Happy Anniversary and thank you so much for sharing this at Inspiration Friday this week!
    Vanessa

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