Tuesday, December 28, 2010

My 24th Tea Pot and Tea Things Tuesday & Tea Time Tuesday for December 28th

Here's a really sweet tea cup that I had purchased at a yardsale last summer.  I still have the ribbon tied to the handle. Doesn't it make it look so much sweeter and more feminine?

Hi everyone,  Here's my entry for tea today. So today I'm sharing a recipe for "feel better" tea :) :) Why? Well, I went home early from work because I wasn't feeling good.  I have a minor form of ulcerative colitis called "ulcerative proctitis" Every once in awhile I have what I call "bad" days. This was one of them. So I decided to go home and I'm taking it easy. Here's my recipe for "feel good" tea:

One bag of chamomile tea (or tea of your choice)
A super cute cup
Add some boiling water
Have Daddy or  nearest beloved relative give you a great big hug
Rest and enjoy the tea....

See, don't you feel better already? That's the news from Oregon today. Love and hugs, Heather :)


Vicki said...

Heather, please accept a hug from me, too. Hope you are feeling much better and very soon!! I love that sweet feminine tea cup, and yes, I love the ribbon tied to it, too. I wanted to tell you how much I appreciate your friendship and wish you and yours the happiest of New Years in 2011! love and peace~ Vicki

agypsyangel said...

Hugs Hugs
Have a good evening..

Terri said...

Hello Heather! I hope you had a lovely holiday. Your cup is very pretty with it's pastel flowers. The recipe is perfect. I hope you are feeling better very soon!

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

very sweet teacup! love the flowers.. thanks for sharing. Happy New Year!

Martha's Favorites said...

Hi Heather: I just love the tea cup you shared with us today. I will be praying that you feel better and that God touches your body. Blessings, Martha

Anonymous said...

Hope you feel better quickly! Take good care of yourself:)
Blessings, Aimee

Linda Stubbs said...

Hello sweet Heather.....
What a sweet cup.........love the little ribbon on the handle........my kind of thing.......you made me smile when I thought of you getting a hug from your Daddy......my real Dad has been gone for a long time and my step Dad died this last March........so when I heard you got a hug from yours it warmed my heart. It is wonderful to have a good relationship with our parents.........I just went last night to see my Momma......she is in a nursing home and has Alzheimer's. Not fun.......but I GET TO HUG HER! That makes a difference. So sweet friend......thanks for being YOU and this wonderful post today because........if I could I would give you a BIG HUG.......and sit and drink chamomile tea from one of your pretty cups if I could! Now that is a happy thought!
Hugs from my farm to your HOME!

Becky said...

Golly Heather I sure hope that you get to feeling better real soon. I hope you have a WONDERFUL New Year! we will be very low key here - I may go to World Market for a bottle of Champagne but nothing fancy. LOVE AND HUGS!

parTea lady said...

That is a very pretty and dainty looking teacup. Hope you feel better.

Happy New Year!

Karen said...

Oh Heather I love that little tea cup... I will be posting some pictures in a few days,,and I have a little cup and saucer set my sister gave me,,that looks kinda like that one..
Well I pray that you and your dad had a blessed Christmas..
Stop by and say Hi when you get a chance, and my daughter just started a new blog too and I am featuring her, so if you could stop in to introduce your self to her as well, I would appreciate it..Love ya friend.. Have a great New Years..xoxoxo

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Sweet Heather,
I hope you are feeling better and that you do not have that terrible stomach virus that i had over Christmas. It was wicked to say the least.
I wanted to stop by to thank you for all of your visits and wish you and yours a very Happy and healthy New Year!!


Annesphamily said...

I see you and Linda are planning a tea time together! I want to come! Hi Heather in Oregon! Happy New Year! I am so happy to visit you. Trying to catch up. This post reminds me of my late mom. She grew the chammomille flower in our yard so we could have fresh brewed tea. She dried the flower heads in our kitchen windowsill and brewed this delicious feel good tea. I am off to brew a cup for me tonight. Love and Hugs Anne

Rebecca said...

Happy New Year, Heather! From your previous photo challenge post, I see you've been busy with the knitting needles! (I THINK it's knitting, not crochet, right?) I'm quite jealous. I especially love those knit footies to wear as houseslippers! They keep one's feet so warm.

Hoping your year is off to a good and happy start. I look forward to many great posts from you in 2011!

Anonymous said...

Good evening, Heather! Happy New Year. I haven't been to your blog in awhile and have very much missed it! I just put it on my 'favorites' list ... so beautiful! Sorry to hear you have not been freeling well. Hope the cup of tea helped. A cup of tea is my remedy for EVERYTHING! Have a wonderful day. xoxo cathi (the Mountain Farmgirl)

Beth said...

Hi Heather, Your tea cup is lovely, Heather. So feminine looking. I hope the hug and the chamomile tea in your super cute cup helped you to feel better! You asked about the china pattern in my first tea photo. It's Regent by Heinrich H & C. To get a better look at the pattern, click here: http://foodasart-beth.blogspot.com/2010/02/tablescape-thursday-formal-dinner-for.html
That china belonged to my mother-in-law; interestingly enough, my mother also has this same pattern! It must have been popular in the 1950s(?). Have a wonderful week, Heather!
xo, Beth

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Camille said...

So sorry to hear you have a nasty thing like that to contend with! May the LORD continually give you HIS grace to live day by day for HIM.

Your *feel good tea* recipe sounds wonderful!

Happiest of New Years to you!

Camille said...

Hi Heather ~ Just stopping in to let you know that I answered your sugar question on my blog in the comments under the *Easiest Brownies* post...I hope that helps!

Blessings to you!

A Primitive Homestead said...

I like hot tea. I think I must get a special cup to enjoy it. Sam & I enjoy a cup together from time to time. When he is not feeling well he likes his hot tea. You had asked if my floors are real wood? Yes they are. The wood floor sections were taken out of an old sewing factory when it was converted into a machine shop. It took a lot to clean & sand. They are older than me. My Gram & Mom worked in the sewing factory. Mom was expecting me. Years later I worked in the machine shop. The wood got a new home in the homestead. Always a good story behind most things here at the homestead. I wish you a Happy New Year & Blessings!

Cindy Adkins said...

Oh Heather,
I'm so sorry that you have been feeling ill...I hope you feel better soon!!! Sending (((hugs))) to you,

Martha's Favorites said...

Hi Heather: Your tea cup is perfect! I love it. I hope you can join Tea Cup Tuesday this week and share another treasure. Have a wonderful week. Blessings, Martha

Coralie Cederna Johnson said...

Sweet tea and a beautiful cup too! Love it!
Have a lovely week!

Gerry's Soap N Stuff said...

Hi Heather, I enjoyed this post. What caught my eye is in the previous one, the socks on needles. I love knitted socks! Wish I was smart enough to knit them :). Gerry

Annesphamily said...

Great recipe! I need this recipe daily most days at work! It is wild and hectic! I love Sleepy Tea too! Usually helps me rest easy! Love stopping by. COme visit soon. Anne