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2013 2013 2013 <div dir="ltr" style="text-align: left;" trbidi="on"><div dir="ltr" style="text-align: left;" trbidi="on"><div style="text-align: justify;">Certain days sometimes are full of surprises, such as the mailman delivering an unexpected package. This time it came from dear FRIEND Celia, author of&nbsp;<a href="http://attitudeivlife.blogspot.com/" target="_blank"><span style="color: #e06666;">High Heeled Life</span></a>... Carefully unwrapping and finding a very Meaningful gift from the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, Canada. What a joy! Both of us have stayed at two of the Fairmont hotels, the <a href="http://www.fairmont.com/frontenac-quebec/" target="_blank"><span style="color: #e06666;">Fairmont Château Frontenac</span></a> in Québec City on August 13 till 16 of 1998 and the <a href="http://www.fairmont.com/laurier-ottawa/" target="_blank"><span style="color: #e06666;">Fairmont Château Laurier</span></a> in Ottawa from 18 till 20 August of 1998.&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-RSgrX5mfVAQ/Uh67rxctzLI/AAAAAAAATts/YtHWluSjT5s/s1600/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+1.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="480" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-RSgrX5mfVAQ/Uh67rxctzLI/AAAAAAAATts/YtHWluSjT5s/s640/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+1.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Voilà... A beautiful cobalt blue with gold tin 'TEA at THE EMPRESS with 10 tea bags!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">A lovely golden pouch holding this precious tea.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-AL52Dwg6rRA/Uh68QJdgJ0I/AAAAAAAATt0/-nrsy-UF3ks/s1600/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+2.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-AL52Dwg6rRA/Uh68QJdgJ0I/AAAAAAAATt0/-nrsy-UF3ks/s640/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+2.jpg" width="480" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">THE&nbsp;<i>FAIRMONT</i> EMPRESS Victoria...</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">From the Province of British Columbia, Canada where our daughter Liz is born!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-JJ7YgbY2UJI/Uh69Lov-isI/AAAAAAAATuA/CpQ8Ai22Rp8/s1600/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+3.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-JJ7YgbY2UJI/Uh69Lov-isI/AAAAAAAATuA/CpQ8Ai22Rp8/s640/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+3.jpg" width="480" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">THANKS a MILLION Celia for this precious gift and all the fond memories that it did evoke!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-0lXPhBJDzoA/Uh69aPz5-_I/AAAAAAAATuI/_vX13utYP9k/s1600/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+4.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="480" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-0lXPhBJDzoA/Uh69aPz5-_I/AAAAAAAATuI/_vX13utYP9k/s640/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+4.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">We used to live on 304 Fairmont Drive...</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">As said above, our daughter Liz is born in British Columbia, Canada...</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Top seasonal quality tea from e.g. South India... where we have worked!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">On our way to work we drove past those tea plantations.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-mIhkhdTWc3s/UizeY4oUo3I/AAAAAAAAT20/0VphIi0nejQ/s1600/The+Empress.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="520" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-mIhkhdTWc3s/UizeY4oUo3I/AAAAAAAAT20/0VphIi0nejQ/s640/The+Empress.JPG" width="640" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.fairmontstore.com/productDetail.aspx?&amp;category1=Teas&amp;category1Name=Tea&amp;category2=OrganicTea&amp;category2Name=Tea+Bags&amp;categoryLevel=1&amp;itemID=FM-501-EHT" target="_blank"><span style="color: #e06666;">TEA at THE EMPRESS</span></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">The South Indian component (Nilgiri mountains)... where we have worked!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">So often we passed those tea plantations on our way to work high in the mountains when doing consulting in India for Pond's India for about a decade.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Em2wWaHg3jA/Uh6_WQHvr3I/AAAAAAAATuk/wba9iGVWx4g/s1600/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+5.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="480" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Em2wWaHg3jA/Uh6_WQHvr3I/AAAAAAAATuk/wba9iGVWx4g/s640/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+5.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">There is one more GIFT from another Canadian FRIEND.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Susan from <a href="http://avagracescloset.blogspot.com/" target="_blank"><span style="color: #e06666;">Ava Grace's Closet</span></a> sent me this incredibly fine hand crocheted lace table topper; made by her Mama!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">So here I did pair it with some fresh Gardenias from our garden on June 22, in our front porch since it was not light enough inside the home. I just finished my photo shoot before another tropical thunderstorm came up!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-1h39AQ_Saf4/Uh7AXba0gOI/AAAAAAAATuw/LCR1pgr4uL8/s1600/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+6.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="480" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-1h39AQ_Saf4/Uh7AXba0gOI/AAAAAAAATuw/LCR1pgr4uL8/s640/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+6.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Using the 1930s teacup and saucer from my dear Mother in Law; blue transferware from Société Céramique Blue Boerenhoeve</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-mcShGuUJR4o/Uh7An28lPII/AAAAAAAATu4/hVTaez7S7-A/s1600/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+7.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="480" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-mcShGuUJR4o/Uh7An28lPII/AAAAAAAATu4/hVTaez7S7-A/s640/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+7.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Here it is: TEA at THE EMPRESS...</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-UK_ifzBCaAs/Uh7BW81-npI/AAAAAAAATvE/aqmIVlJSsyA/s1600/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+8.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-UK_ifzBCaAs/Uh7BW81-npI/AAAAAAAATvE/aqmIVlJSsyA/s640/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+8.jpg" width="480" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Hope you enjoyed this Meaningful gift of delicious tea!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">THANKS again dear Celia and thanks dear Susan!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">Related link:</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><a href="http://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2011/06/our-hydrangea-trio-and-tea-in-1930s.html" target="_blank"><span style="color: #e06666;">{Our Hydrangea Trio and Tea in 1930s Blue Transfer Ware}</span></a>&nbsp;| previous post by me</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><a href="http://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2010/05/mother-in-laws-1930s-societe-ceramique.html" target="_blank"><span style="color: #e06666;">{Mother-in-law's 1930s Société Céramique Blue Boerenhoeve Transferware}</span></a>&nbsp;| previous post by me</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><a href="http://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2013/04/difference-between-coffee-tea-cups.html" target="_blank"><span style="color: #e06666;">{Difference Between Coffee &amp; Tea Cups}</span></a> | previous post by me</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><br /></div></div><center><a href="https://plus.google.com/100490423051043047646/about" rel="author" target="_blank"><span style="color: #e06666;">Mariette on Google+</span></a></center></div><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><div dir="ltr" style="text-align: left;" trbidi="on"><div dir="ltr" style="text-align: left;" trbidi="on"><div style="text-align: justify;">Certain days sometimes are full of surprises, such as the mailman delivering an unexpected package. This time it came from dear FRIEND Celia, author of&nbsp;<a href="http://attitudeivlife.blogspot.com/" target="_blank"><span style="color: #e06666;">High Heeled Life</span></a>... Carefully unwrapping and finding a very Meaningful gift from the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, Canada. What a joy! Both of us have stayed at two of the Fairmont hotels, the <a href="http://www.fairmont.com/frontenac-quebec/" target="_blank"><span style="color: #e06666;">Fairmont Château Frontenac</span></a> in Québec City on August 13 till 16 of 1998 and the <a href="http://www.fairmont.com/laurier-ottawa/" target="_blank"><span style="color: #e06666;">Fairmont Château Laurier</span></a> in Ottawa from 18 till 20 August of 1998.&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-RSgrX5mfVAQ/Uh67rxctzLI/AAAAAAAATts/YtHWluSjT5s/s1600/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+1.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="480" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-RSgrX5mfVAQ/Uh67rxctzLI/AAAAAAAATts/YtHWluSjT5s/s640/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+1.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Voilà... A beautiful cobalt blue with gold tin 'TEA at THE EMPRESS with 10 tea bags!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">A lovely golden pouch holding this precious tea.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-AL52Dwg6rRA/Uh68QJdgJ0I/AAAAAAAATt0/-nrsy-UF3ks/s1600/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+2.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-AL52Dwg6rRA/Uh68QJdgJ0I/AAAAAAAATt0/-nrsy-UF3ks/s640/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+2.jpg" width="480" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">THE&nbsp;<i>FAIRMONT</i> EMPRESS Victoria...</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">From the Province of British Columbia, Canada where our daughter Liz is born!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-JJ7YgbY2UJI/Uh69Lov-isI/AAAAAAAATuA/CpQ8Ai22Rp8/s1600/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+3.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-JJ7YgbY2UJI/Uh69Lov-isI/AAAAAAAATuA/CpQ8Ai22Rp8/s640/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+3.jpg" width="480" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">THANKS a MILLION Celia for this precious gift and all the fond memories that it did evoke!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-0lXPhBJDzoA/Uh69aPz5-_I/AAAAAAAATuI/_vX13utYP9k/s1600/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+4.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="480" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-0lXPhBJDzoA/Uh69aPz5-_I/AAAAAAAATuI/_vX13utYP9k/s640/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+4.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">We used to live on 304 Fairmont Drive...</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">As said above, our daughter Liz is born in British Columbia, Canada...</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Top seasonal quality tea from e.g. South India... where we have worked!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">On our way to work we drove past those tea plantations.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-mIhkhdTWc3s/UizeY4oUo3I/AAAAAAAAT20/0VphIi0nejQ/s1600/The+Empress.JPG" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="520" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-mIhkhdTWc3s/UizeY4oUo3I/AAAAAAAAT20/0VphIi0nejQ/s640/The+Empress.JPG" width="640" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://www.fairmontstore.com/productDetail.aspx?&amp;category1=Teas&amp;category1Name=Tea&amp;category2=OrganicTea&amp;category2Name=Tea+Bags&amp;categoryLevel=1&amp;itemID=FM-501-EHT" target="_blank"><span style="color: #e06666;">TEA at THE EMPRESS</span></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">The South Indian component (Nilgiri mountains)... where we have worked!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">So often we passed those tea plantations on our way to work high in the mountains when doing consulting in India for Pond's India for about a decade.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Em2wWaHg3jA/Uh6_WQHvr3I/AAAAAAAATuk/wba9iGVWx4g/s1600/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+5.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="480" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Em2wWaHg3jA/Uh6_WQHvr3I/AAAAAAAATuk/wba9iGVWx4g/s640/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+5.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">There is one more GIFT from another Canadian FRIEND.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Susan from <a href="http://avagracescloset.blogspot.com/" target="_blank"><span style="color: #e06666;">Ava Grace's Closet</span></a> sent me this incredibly fine hand crocheted lace table topper; made by her Mama!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">So here I did pair it with some fresh Gardenias from our garden on June 22, in our front porch since it was not light enough inside the home. I just finished my photo shoot before another tropical thunderstorm came up!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-1h39AQ_Saf4/Uh7AXba0gOI/AAAAAAAATuw/LCR1pgr4uL8/s1600/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+6.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="480" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-1h39AQ_Saf4/Uh7AXba0gOI/AAAAAAAATuw/LCR1pgr4uL8/s640/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+6.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Using the 1930s teacup and saucer from my dear Mother in Law; blue transferware from Société Céramique Blue Boerenhoeve</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-mcShGuUJR4o/Uh7An28lPII/AAAAAAAATu4/hVTaez7S7-A/s1600/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+7.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="480" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-mcShGuUJR4o/Uh7An28lPII/AAAAAAAATu4/hVTaez7S7-A/s640/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+7.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Here it is: TEA at THE EMPRESS...</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-UK_ifzBCaAs/Uh7BW81-npI/AAAAAAAATvE/aqmIVlJSsyA/s1600/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+8.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-UK_ifzBCaAs/Uh7BW81-npI/AAAAAAAATvE/aqmIVlJSsyA/s640/Fairmont+Empress+Victoria+Mariette's+Back+to+Basics+8.jpg" width="480" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">Hope you enjoyed this Meaningful gift of delicious tea!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;">THANKS again dear Celia and thanks dear Susan!</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">Related link:</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><a href="http://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2011/06/our-hydrangea-trio-and-tea-in-1930s.html" target="_blank"><span style="color: #e06666;">{Our Hydrangea Trio and Tea in 1930s Blue Transfer Ware}</span></a>&nbsp;| previous post by me</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><a href="http://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2010/05/mother-in-laws-1930s-societe-ceramique.html" target="_blank"><span style="color: #e06666;">{Mother-in-law's 1930s Société Céramique Blue Boerenhoeve Transferware}</span></a>&nbsp;| previous post by me</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><a href="http://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2013/04/difference-between-coffee-tea-cups.html" target="_blank"><span style="color: #e06666;">{Difference Between Coffee &amp; Tea Cups}</span></a> | previous post by me</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><br /></div></div><center><a href="https://plus.google.com/100490423051043047646/about" rel="author" target="_blank"><span style="color: #e06666;">Mariette on Google+</span></a></center></div><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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