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Thursday, December 11, 2008

The Tea Party is here!

Happy Tea Thursday to you all!

Welcome to my little cottage in the woods, I'm having a tea today for
all my blog friends and you are invited.

The table is all set and the tea is brewing, and there are plenty of goodies
to nibble on, so I will be listening to your knock, knock at my door and
can't wait to share a spot of tea with you and to get to know you better.

I'll be here from 10:00am-2:00pm this lovely Thursday and I will be checking
my comments every 15 minutes to see who has come to join in the fun today.
When you leave a comment, I will add your name to the teapot for the tea cup giveaway, so
don't be shy, let us know you're here.

I'll also be having a "can you find" giveaway. I'll let you know about it as the day goes on.
And I'll be adding alot of "did you know" facts about tea.
Of course I'll be using a teapot full of quotes today from famous and quietly famous people all regarding tea and the philosophy of tea drinking :)

Here's one now: (It's one of my fav quotes of all time)
"A woman is like a teabag. It's only when she's in hot water that you realize how strong she is"
Nancy Reagan

I'll also be showcasing a bunch of tea creations from fellow etsians.
So come on back through the day to see new additions.

I hope you will be able to take a little bit of time out of your schedule today and join us for a bit of rest and conversation and if your children are home or you have a neighbor that is home, then invite them to the table today.
That's the beautiful thing about tea, it gets us to sit, relax and share time with those we love.
Or, maybe, you are home alone today and you just need a little bit of quiet time away from the hustle and bustle of this busy season and my words to you are "brew some tea, grab a cookie and a cozy blanket and just sit and look out at the sky, don't even begin to feel guilty about the taking of some time for yourself! We all need it!

Soooo, that's the scoop, hope to hear your sweet knock at my door, ohhh, I think I hear someone now. Just sit back, enjoy your tea and I shall return :)


sherry smyth said...

That was me knocking at the door Deborah...I could just do with a cup of tea right now....what bliss and thank you!!!

EnglishCottageRose said...

That's my drink of choice, of course I take mine with a little lemon and splenda. I look forward to meeting you and having a cup. What a wonderful post, thanks for the share, Char

Lynn said...

Oh dear, did I miss the tea party? I will take Earl Grey if you have it, with milk and sugar please :)

Tracy M. said...

OH NO! I think I missed the party. It's 3:00 pm here in Colorado. Not sure what time zone you are in.
Lovely Party!
I'm having Green Tea.
Tracy M.

starrynightimpressions said...

I don't know how I got this post from my blog onto the etsycottagestyle blog, but my computer was acting all crazy this morn, and I lost this page somewhere and lo and behold here it is!!! lol
I'm sorry ladies that you didn't get to come to my tea party on my blog as it was happening, but I'll include your names into the tea cup giveaway and if you'd like to read all the posts from my actual blog then here's my link
Hope you had a cup of tea and got to relax a little today.

Lynn said...

OOps, wrong blog? LOL, I did that before to, sometimes when I go into the dashboard I click on the wrong blog. No problem Debbie :)

Kathy-Catnip Studio said...

Starry, I missed it; I'm so sorry! I do have a reason, but nevertheless, I wish I could have been in attendance. Best to you and yours for the holidays. Kathy

Shirley said...

I didn't get to come to your tea party because I was working at my day job. I really like your quote. It seem so fitting.I really do like to relax with a cup of tea in the evening or even through the day. I try new teas to see which I like best.Shirley


OOOOooo I could do with a cuppa right now and I think I have to time warp backwards to get it my hot and strong cuppa milk two sugars please.
Im in Australia and its 11:51 AM here. smiles Michelle

NiceAndEasyAntiques said...

We're late also but wanted to share a quote with you:
"Remember the tea kettle,
it is always up to its neck in hot water, yet it still sings!" ~Author Unknown Love and Happy Holidays to all!

Debbi said...

Deborah, I sooo wanted to attend, but I had an all day meeting with my job I had to attend! Maybe you will have another after the holidays????

chris said...

What an absolutely lovely idea!! Very clever and sweet! I would just love to join you and have a cup of Chamomile Tea with honey, please. Doesn't that just sound divine? Thank you so much for inviting me. Your tea party was just fabulous!!
Best wishes,

Susie's Homemade Carfts said...

Hey I'm sorry I missed the tea party. It is a wonderful idea. I'll try to come next time. I have a tea cup pop up card that you would love.. I'll post it on my page.. I don't remember were I got it. Sorry. But it is so cute and you can change the Happy Birthday to Tea Time..

Annabelle said...

Well I guess I missed the tea party as well...sorry I did.
Luv all that I see here and hopefully won't miss the next party.

Hugs Annabelle

suzanne said...

What a fun idea! Your blog is beautiful!