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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Holiday Tea

Hello All!
Welcome to Tea Cup Tuesday!

Tea time is restful time.
This time of year it can be a festive time!
Tea can take on a merrier theme.

  (as I sat down my tea tray I noticed a visitor coming to join in...)

The Christmas holiday to me
is about being with and appreciating those you love
and care for...

to take a moment and honor loving relationships...
 being thankful for hope and love.

It is a time to share, to give.
It is a time to be thankful for the Earth
and all she has blessed us with all year.

It is a time of year to have fun,
and even if you are not a child,
to let go and play. 
: )

A serene cup of tea for balance...
Chamomile, peppermint, spearmint and plantain.

(Besty soon joined in as tea is one of her favorite treats)

A very pretty frosty cup...
(a favorite I have shared many times)
her swirls remind me
of wintry weather. 

simply festive,
and cheery.

...and speaking of festive and cheery...
remember this hut I shared a while back,
I said I would show you more later?

Here is the tree lot a little further along...

 and almost done...
this tree lot needs a sign.

I had only just arrived to take pictures
when it began to snow! 
; )

the workers managed to get the sign up
before the storm really hit.
(and the lights went out!)
; )

Snow Valley is open for business,
and Santa is waiting to 
greet you.

there is a good selection of trees this year.

the snow really began to fall in ernest!

The wreaths are only $5!

This is my kind of play!

Thank you for visiting for tea today!

If you are celebrating this month
I am wishing for you good times
with family and friends!  

Sending you all warm hugs of LOVE

I am joining Ruth, Bernideen, Sandi  for tea,
and Judith for Mosaic Monday.
Thank  you for hosting ladies!

Martha has posted Tea Cup Tuesday 290!
Yay Martha!


Bernideen said...

I have to say - you've got talent!!!! This is amazing and something I know nothing about. That little tree lot is a genius creation. I love it all! Thanks so much for sharing!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Terri, your little frosted hut is too cute surrounded by snowy trees! You did an exceptional job. Love the pups and your teacup is really beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing, my friend, and do enjoy this lovely time of year with those you love.

Merry Christmas,

Holly M said...

Terri, what a delightful post! Such lovely smiling faces on your pups. And your tree lot is just fabulous. Thank you so much for bringing joy to my day!

Rose L said...

Such lovely and sweet decor! I enjoyed the tour!

Deborah Montgomery said...

Oh, those two little dogs are adorable. What cute little tea companions. Love your tree lot, very pretty and nostalgic.
I'm visiting from Sandi's party. Merry Christmas, Deborah

Margie said...

Your furry visitors are too cute! I'm also a huge fan of your gorgeous aqua teacup!

loudowning54 said...

I just loved reading and seeing this post. Thank you so very much! Your little fur babies are precious.

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

Playing with miniatures can become obsessive and for me it is fairy gardens yet I love the wintry tree lot you've created Terri. So nice to see your yorkies join in for tea at your festive table, such sweeties. My previous (and first) dog was a yorkie and she was quite th little nurse when someone wasn't well. :-)
Wishing you the spirit of Christmas in your heart and home.

Antiques And Teacups said...

I just love your pretty teacup and your village is wonderful! Looks like your companions approve as well! Will link your Austen tree to a birthday blog I have posting tomorrow. Thanks so much for linking to Tuesday Cuppa Tea and have a wonderful week!

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

I love your snow village - my dolls will be down to shop for trees and wreaths. Lovely post.

The Charm of Home said...

So beautiful Terri! Have a fabulous Christmas! Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home!

Parsimonious Décor Darling said...

LOVE your Chritsmas trees, and how sweet are those little doggy faces!!?

Frieda Oxenham said...

You have transported me to a fairytale winter wonder land, and with two sweet, adorable companions too! Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful art with us. Have a peaceful Christmas and wishing you a very creative 2016. Hope to be sharing lots more cups of tea with you.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Your fur babies are adorable!!!!!!!!!!!!

Beth in NEPA said...

I love your little Christmas Tree Stand. What a great idea. I may have to "steal" it for next year as I love minis. And that sweet little doggys. How precious they are. Thanks for visiting my blog too.

Dorthe said...

Oh my dear Terri, I still have a happy smile on my lips, after reading about your lovely hut and the snow weather!! Oh my it looks beautiful with the snow falling there when they are going to start selling the sweet wreaths and the wonderful trees. They managed to create a most wonderful sign, I must say !! : )
And your tea cup, is something of the most pretty I have seen dear friend.
Yes playing is something very importent for us grown ups, too, and I LOVE what comes from your play,-you are such an amazing artist!!!
Sorry you have not heard from me yet, but later today ,or tomorrow morning I will write , I also miss hearing how you are, and hope your home is filled with happy before christmas hours ! Hugs from Dorthe

Linda Kunsman said...

A most beautiful post dear Terri!! Gorgeous teacup. I love your Christmas hut and trees along with the story:) And your pups (with new haircuts I gather) are so adorable!

Marjanne said...

How lovely.... and the adorable doggies.... love it all

Karen said...

Hi Terri,
It is such an inspiration to visit your lovely blogspot. I have missed stopping by and visiting you. I do adore that blue, dainty teacup and what sweet little puppies too! You are so creative! I'm loving your vintage looking trees and houses and the beautiful Jane Austen decorations too. Have a Wonderful Week Dear Terri! Karen

suziqu's thread works said...

Oh such a beautiful and warmed hearted post here Terri.
Your tea sharing is beautiful with that magnificent cup and saucer so much gold swirling around with your fur babies watching every move on the couch!
Your snow house is adorable. I want to visit Snow Valley and buy one of those wreaths.
Oh and the snow! Oh my goodness! how did you create all that magic!
Sending you much warmth and love from my heart to yours!
Suzy xox

Carrie said...

Hi Terri! Lovely teacup and post! Your dogs are so cute too.

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