Friday, November 7, 2008


I love tea. I think I've been hanging around Mandy and Debbie too long. Have you tried the ones that open up into flowers when you put them hot water? So much fun and so pretty. I love tucking them in gifts as an extra little bonus.

I love my teacup. I bought it from several years ago.
Isn't it pretty when it opens up? Ok this is my 97th post...we are getting closer and I'm planning my 100th giveaway!!! It's going to be fun!!! Maybe I'll add one of these little flowers too! Good idea!!


Dawnie said...

i love tea to! I didnt know they had tea like that. i just buy whatever is at the local grocers. That is a pretty tea cup, i just use whatever small tea cups i have for the holidays and then after the holidays I use every day tea cups. i should get something special!

The Vintage Kitten said...

Oh Judy they are lovely. How pretty X IF ANYONE IS READING THIS JUDY OMITTED TO SAY WE ALWAYS HAVE A LARGE SLUG OF JACK DANIELS IN OUR TEA! but only for medicinal purposes of course lol! XXXXX Im off to have a cup of tea and a fall down (I mean a lie down)

Edie Marie's Attic said...

Hi Judy!

Those tea flowers are incredible! I've never had one but have seen them. They look so awesome in a glass teapot! Thanks for showing it today and I love the cup & saucer you have, so pretty!!

Thanks for stopping by for some tea Judy, it's always such a pleasure to have you come over and chat!!

Hugs, Sherry

Cherdecor said...

Well, I have never seen anything like that! Hmmmmm!

LaundryBasketCase said...

I've only seen those teas on the Whittards website - do they taste nice too? They do look beautiful. Very exciting that it's coming up to your 100th post!

Tracie~MPMaison said...

Hi Judy,
I haven't tried that tea, but it is beautiful with that gorgeous flower. It reminds me of Marie Antoinette (the movie). I'll have to pick some up today and give it a try.

Have a great weekend ;)

The Vintage Kitten said...

Hiya Judy, The Barefoot Contessa used Chambord on one of her programmes which is where I saw the bottle for the first time. She made a Kir Royal using it instead of Cassis X Ive got the Jack Daniels here when you feel like a cuppa X

The Vintage Kitten said...

Ooh I will have to give that cocktail a go. Im a big fan of Ina, but the programmes shown in the UK were repeats all the time, then I saw a few I hadnt seen more recently. She has a fantastic life, her home and garden is gorgeous. Geoffrey is so sweet. She makes everything look so easy and Ive tried a few of her recipes. Who knew you could roast sprouts? I can even get Mr K to eat them done that way. I did want to make her coconut cake but I just cant get the shredded coconut in the UK. We only have dessicated which I dont know if you are familiar with it, but its hard and disgusting similar to wood shavings and not the soft moist coconut Ina uses. I had a little trouble with her sweetcorn pudding but Im going to try making it again, her buttermilk and cream potatoes were yummy X

Rosa said...

Those tea flowers are so pretty. I have some but never use them. It's like "they're too pretty to use" nonsense!

Diane of Crafty Passions said...

Oh that looks so darn good and I could go for a cup of it right now!!!


Hi Judy,
Thanks for stopping by. You can do whatever you want for your giveaway. I still have some first timers that do they find out about giveaways?? I also enjoy tea. More in the winter months to come. Well, I better pick a winner, just wanted to say that you can to whatever you want. It's your blog and it isn't mean!!

Dawnie said...

well guess what? baldyman and I went mall walking tonight to a Mall that I've been wanting to walk thru for years. They had some people passing out tea samples and of course i tried some. I go inside and see these amazing tea pots, the cast iron ones..WOWZER...the cheapest I saw was 69.00. I found a strainer i can place in my cup for now. So I go to buy 2 of the teas i tried--they mix the leaves--and I say how much is that? Its the price on the container--its like 6 something so I'm thinking okkkk...about 15.00 or so dollars. Well, they MIX the leaves to get the flavors--when all was said and done it came to like 46.00. I nearly fainted. I should have told them to keep one of the mixes. I will BATHE in this stuff until its gone!!! I told baldyman to please buy me a tea pot-the cast iron one for Christmas. I cant believe how expensive good teas are.

Dawnie said...

ohh let me add, to the above comment...I think its great you have 1st timers at your blog even if giveaways are drawing them. Its a building process and i know I've entered my name in giveaways if i'm out checking out blogs and come across them. whenever i have time I blog search. I want to expand my readers and followers and I hope to meet lots of new friends on here.

a pink-bee said...

love those blooming teapots :)

Sara's Sweet Surprise said...

My friend brought these blooming teas back from China. Where did you get yours? I think with a tea set they'd make a great gift for any occasion. I'm hooked on the Celestial Season Christmas Teas. The sugar cookie (2bags) is my fav with sweetener (of your choice)and a little cream. Time for a spot of tea, you can bring Vintage Kitten and JACK...if they behave LOL! ;O

Sweet Wishes,