Dec 30, 2013


Hello Ladies:  Welcome to the Tea Cup Tuesday No. 198 and the last tea party for 2013!  We have gone through another year together, my friends.  I am so glad to say 2013 was a year of great joys and triumphs for me.  For that, I am eternally grateful to the Lord.  I know that many of you, have suffered unthinkable tragedy.  For some, personal health has been a great issue and others of you will be saying "good-bye" to your lovely homes. Having experienced great sorrow in years past, I know how hard that can be. I pray that as we enter 2014, our New Year will be filled with God's never ending blessings! Year end causes so many of us to reflect, perhaps  on changes we would like to make, people we would like to get to know better, or relationships that may need some repair.  I want to thank you for your kindness to me throughout the years.  We have gone through thick and thin together. I consider this blog a reflection of who I am and where I am at, during any given week throughout the year. I know you think of me as just another pretty tea cup.  I am grateful for each of you and if  I  could, would love to give each one of you a big "Happy New Year's" hug. Thank you for being such good friends, in spite of me.  

I have picked this one mustache tea cup from Germany today to share.  It reads: Think of Me!  Please know that I am also thinking and praying for each of you.  I pray that God grants you the desires of your heart as you seek Him with all your heart in 2014. 

As you can tell by my pictures, my Christmas is still up and I need to do something about that very soon, maybe today.  Sending love your way!  Martha


Anonymous said...

such a beautiful cup and the Christmas decor is wonderful, I wish for you the happiest of new years!

Bernideen said...

We are painting a room and will be setting up our new computer and hopefully I will be back blogging. Until then, comments is all I can do! I have so enjoyed your blog in 2013 and look forward to your inspirations for 2014!

doodles n daydreams said...

Happy New Year Martha. I wish you all the best of everything for 2014.

love and blessings,

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Happy New Year, dear Martha! What a lovely post! You are such a blessing to all of us as well. I am so glad this past year has been a good one for you. Your cup is very sweet and thank you for sharing it.

Sweet blessings,

Susan said...

Hello Dear Martha....

Oh, I think of you as much more than a tea cup! I am so thankful you are one of my dearest blogging friends. I will always be grateful that you were one of my very first followers!

Blessings for 2014 for you and all your sweet family, Martha! Susan

Karen said...

Hi Martha,
I love your little "Think of Me" teacup today. I also have my Christmas decorations up and plan to leave them for another week or so. It is always sad to take things down for another year. I think of you often and hope all is well with you! Hoping 2014 is filled with blessings for you!

The Charm of Home said...

Have a Happy New Year Martha! Many blessings to you and your family!

Antiques And Teacups said...

Happy New Year, and may your 2014 be filled with blessings and peace!

des ailes de papier said...

très bonne nouvelle année !

Cindy said...

Everything looks so lovely for a New Year Tea. Wishing you all the best in the up coming year, blessings and happiness. I almost want to hold onto all the Christmas pictures they are so lovely and yours so special. I love the pin.

Terri said...

Beautiful theme Martha! I am thinking of you, and wishing for you and your family a continuation of all the good and an increase in JOY!
Your tea cup is very lovely!
Hugs and hugs,
Happy New Year!

Veronica Roth said...

Martha, thank you so much for your love and support this year. I hope 2014 is the best of years for you. Much love and joy. :)

Dee said...

Hi Martha, It is a pleasure to start the new year with a new follower...I will more than happy to follow you back....I love your is so full of beautiful things to look at. I will be visiting often. Dee

Dee said...

Hi Martha, It is a pleasure to start the new year with a new follower...I will more than happy to follow you back....I love your is so full of beautiful things to look at. I will be visiting often. Dee

Unknown said...

Hello from Spain: I also call me Martha. Thanks for your visit to my blog dedicated to Barbies. I really like your blog. Nice cup of tea. I already did a follower of your blog. Happy New Year and Keep in touch in 2014

KathyB. said...

You always make me smile ! Ha, yes, I think of you as another pretty teacup, and also as a woman who seems to love life to the fullest. Your teacup celebrations seem to reflect your love of your family, your home, God, and us, the ladies who celebrate with you on Tuesdays. Thank-you Martha for hosting teacup Tuesdays and giving us a forum to share ours. Happy New Year to you & yours.

Magali@TheLittleWhiteHouse said...

I wish you a wonderful year full of beautiful teacups!

xinex said...

Beautiful teacup and Christmas decor, Martha. happy new year!...Christine

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My Cottage Diary said...

Very pretty! I especially love the baskets in the first photo! Blessings for a safe, healthy, and happy 2014, Bess

Cheryl said...

What a beautiful, wonderful blog! So happy you started following mine, so I could find yours! I can't wait to look around here some more and take in all of the loveliness and grace. You seem like such a precious person, and I thank God for allowing us to "meet". Happy, blessed New Year to you, and may God's richest blessings be upon you and your home. Love, Cheryl

LV said...

Would be nice having a spot of tea with you, but I do not like hot tea. Like mine ice tea.

Beverly said...

Happy Pink Saturday and Happy New Year, Martha. I with you and your family a wonderful new year filled with joy and peace.♥

Thank you for always sharing your beautiful things.

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I love your beautiful decorations and that lovely cup! Happy New year my friend!

Debbie-Dabble Blog and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Thank you for your visit and for your sweet words!! Wishing you a very Happy and Healthy New Year!!


La Petite Gallery said...

Beautiful post,and I am taking my tree down Monday, hate to see it go. You must have a wonderful collection of cups that is beautiful. May God Bless you for 2014. yvonne

Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

What a beautiful blessing. I took my decorations down today.

I hope this finds you well. Happy and healthy New Year to you and your family.

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