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tea time.


tea and cup

my parents don't drink coffee. they're tea drinkers--always have been--every morning in big, blue mugs. my brother and i grew up knowing that if we drank from the milk carton at night (pairs nicely with oreos, no?) we had to leave just enough milk for mom's morning tea.

i'm never going to give up my morning coffee (or not in the foreseeable future, anyway).

but last week when i had tea with dear miss natalie and she ordered bourbon coupled with coconut-vanilla, i thought, yeah, okay, i could get into this.

warm, sweet, and a ritual in its own right.

the little things.


Marie said...

the little things indeed. tea is a perfect, tiny thing that changes an entire day for me. the combination of bourbon and coconut AND vanilla sounds like too much joy for me to even fathom...

- Marie
So What If I Like Pretty Things

Francesca Forzoni said...

I agree with 'the little things'.. just that break in your morning to breathe and think - god i love a cuppa :)


Ms. Chapatti said...

I'm in that time of my life where I drink tea with my parents in blur mugs :)

and even though I love coffee too, I will forever be the large glass of plain milk person!

elledoubleyouu said...

1. tea is my favorite

2. your new header is too adorable! you're the cutest.

♥ LW

andrea said...

im a coffee girl myself and i have tried in the past to get into tea, but it just never stuck. i always go back to my java.

Unpublished Life said...

My folks are big tea drinkers and it's just me who has an unhealthy obsession with coffee. I wish I were more into tea, because it does look so elegant and refined and there are such a variety of flavours.

And the cups are really pretty.


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Mish Lovin' Life said...

I've never been a tea drinker either. However, if I could get my hands on that adorable tea set in your pictures, I just might start.

Freya Lily said...

Tea is so lovely :)

Anonymous said...

I love Tea. so many lovely tea pots and cups to put it in! I'm also a fan of coffee but since living in France, I've become accustomed to the espresso, small cute cup of strong coffee.
I miss a good cup of tea, we have it sent in a care package from the UK and cherish every cup!

P.s...I like your new header. Very nice pic! :)

Louise xo

Shawnee said...

i could never choose between coffee or tea. they have both stolen my heart. love your blog oh so much. xo