Archive | February 2011

Tea on Tuesday, Jasmine Pearls

tea cupTea, T, tee today is Jasmine Pearls. The first time that I drank a cup, I felt that my other teas just couldn’t compare. I believe that Lord George must have been drinking Jasmine Pearls when he spoke this line:

Tea! Thou soft, thou sober, sage, and venerable liquid, thou innocent pretence for bringing the wicked of both sexes together in a morning; thou female tongue-running, smile-smoothing, heart- opening, wink-tipping cordial, to whose glorious insipidity I owe the happiest moment of my life, let me fall prostrate thus, and … adore thee.

Lord George, in The Lady’s Last Stake, act 1, sc. 1. Lord George’s “happiest moment” was sipping tea in the company of Lady Gentle.

There you go…..

Happy Tea today, please join Kimmie and the rest for a cup of their favorite brew.

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Tea on Tuesday, seeing red

tea cup and tea potWelcome all, tea today is raspberry, light tea, because I have already had a few cups of coffee! The mug is called “Afternoon Tea” and was made for Royal Doulton. It pictures a tea set with cups and plates, very sweet.

A few weeks ago Gwen and I went to Target to pick up a few necessities. We always stop at the $1.00 bin though, ’cause you just never know what you will find. We both picked up a few sets of these plastic heart light garlands, I mean honestly we both agreed that we really needed these in your lives!

I finally had time yesterday to put all the Christmas decorations away, just in time for Valentines day. Here are a few items that I will be finding a spot for, and of course the other set of heart garlands!

heart shaped doll and pincushionsThe doll is made with a base of felt, and I attached heart shaped doilies that my mom had made. The flowers are made from ribbon and rickrack. She has heart shaped and novelty button for decoration, with little brass gloves and slippers. The two crochet pin cushions are vintage finds.

For more tea and good cheer visit Kimmie’s side bar and all the gals.

Happy day to you, if you see red may it be from the heart of one you love.

Christen