Jan 20, 2014


Hello ladies:  Welcome to Tea Cup Tuesday, No. 201!  Hope you have had a wonderful week.  I have still not heard the final results of the heart tests I took last week.  I guess, no new is good news.  The grandchildren have been very sick, especially Sophia. Please keep her in your prayers.  My fireman has been sent out of town to fight fires, California needs it to rain.  I guess you can say, life has been a little stressful.  Can you believe we are more than half way through the month of January?  I have been working on my yard.  It is hard to know what to do, because our days have been 85 degrees around here.  Plants are confused. Rose trimming is going on regardless. I hope we will not be skipping winter this year. 

After the shock of sending my son off to fight fires in the middle of winter, I have started to craft.  I am working on a scrapbook for Noah and I am looking for a craft to do with ladies in the church whose skills very, a lot.  If you have any ideas, please email me.  This is a once a year event I do for about 40 plus ladies.  Love that I am starting to see some Valentine crafts on your blogs, as well.  Life just seems to move too fast these days. 

Have some fun tea cups to share with you today. They are not the ones I have been looking for, however, I don't think you have ever seen these before.  I have some beautiful clear Fostoria tea cups that I was wanting to share, but can't remember where I stored them.  Remember, I changed everything around this past summer, because of the remodel?  Everything went into different places and I have just forgotten where I have placed them.  The good thing is I have found cups I totally forgot I had. I am a piece of work! You must think I live in one of those Hoarder Houses.  I probably have hoarder tendencies (not admitting to anything), but really you can walk in my house, I promise. I just have too many collections to keep track of.  I am getting better, really. 

Today I am sharing pink depression glass.  I did not realize I had such a variety of designs.  These two cups are quite simple.  I don't know who made them.  I do know they are not Elegant Glass.  Each are very simple and different, perfect for a Spring day. 

This last cup is a Haviland Limoges.  Also a simple design, but can Limoges ever be simple?  Those that have followed this blog for anytime, know they are my all time favorite manufacturer.  I use Limoges whenever I can.  My everyday dishes are Limoges. 

Don't forget I am having a give away.  You can read what you need to do in order to win this cup on last week's post.   It seems I will run out of month before I can share all the January decor with you.  Here is a picture of Kyle and Sophia, you can tell she is sick.  She just wanted Uncle to hold her.  

Have a great week. Sending blessings your way!  Martha 



Love the Chikadee teapot, gorgeous! The teacups are lovely. Thank you so much for the giveaway chance sweet Martha. Thank you for hsoting as well. Your family is lovely!

Dee said...

poor little Sophia...I hope she is feeling better. You have such elegant taste and collections. Lovely:)

Susan said...

Ohhhhh, Martha. Poor little Sophia. Oh, those rosy cheeks, probably from fever.

And your handsome boy fighting fires. Oh dear oh dear.

And waiting for heart test results.

My dear Martha, this is time to really, really realize that God is in charge. He is in control.


You and your sweet family will be in my prayers starting tonight. Hugs. Susan

Butterfly 8)(8 Bungalow said...

I hope the baby is better soon and that your son is safe. I don't want winter to go away. I can't stand to think it is getting warm already.

I love the bird teapot and the Limoge collection is beautiful. The depression glass is pretty too! I have one tiny piece that I got in Paris many years ago.

Beth in NEPA said...

Another LOVELY grouping of tea things! Thanks so much for sharing. I have a few Limoge pieces from my Grandmother which I love.

Antiques And Teacups said...

Hi Martha. Hope those grandbabies are better. LOVE the chicadee teapot! So cute! I have been reading about the drought condition, and we to the north are having the same lack of rain, but not the heat. Hope there is some relief soon! LOvely teacups, as usual. Have a great week and thanks for hosting.

Karen said...

Hi Martha,
I love your depression glass, Limoges and sparkly jewels today! So very pretty! Sweet Sophia looks upset ~ poor darling. My daughter who is 20 was ill last week and had trouble getting her energy back. We are having an outbreak of a flu called h1n1 here in B.C. I am sorry to hear about your need for rain. Hopefully the showers will come soon. Thank you for hosting tea today. Have a wonderful week! Karen

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Awe, your poor little Sophia! I hope she feels better soon. I so hate to see little ones sick! And your fireman off fighting fires this time of year! You have had a stressful week with waiting for your tests to come back and everything else. God bless you, my friend.
Your teacups are lovely; especially loving the Limoges! Thanks for the chance to win your pretty teacup, Martha. Do take care.


The Charm of Home said...

I so hope your son is safe and Sophie gets well! Thanks for hosting!

Terri said...

I do hope your grandchildren feel better soon. Especially Sophie.
And you too : )
Your cups are lovely. I do love depression glass, but I do not collect it...yet anyways. Yours are lovely.
I hope you get the rain you need, and some winter. Poor roses!

xinex said...

Aaaw, poor Sophia! I hope she feels better soon. Again, your cups are so beautiful, Martha.....Christine

Micupoftea said...

Hello! Hoping your son returns soon safe & sound. Am NOT enjoying SA Winds and 80 degree temps- blech! I like the clear teacups- so pretty. Thx for hosting :)

Snap said...

poor Sofia, hope she is feeling better and your fireman stays safe. love the fostoria teacup and haviland is near and dear. happy tea day!

Linda Kunsman said...

What a really lovely post filled with such pretties! I love that chickadee teapot and your cups are beautiful. I have such a fondness for the romantic vintage style. Wishing you and your family well being.

Unknown said...

Hello from Spain: I'm sorry to read your bad news. I pray for Sophie. I read that there is little rain in your city. Nice collection of teacups. Keep in touch

Magali@TheLittleWhiteHouse said...

I love that teapot you showed at the beginning!

Anonymous said...

Blessings, Martha, and a quick recovery to your sick little loves! Your teacups this week are lovely - as usual - but that chickadee teapot is too perfect!I have a woodland moose and a log cabin teapot that little chickadee would be right at home with! LOL

Beth said...

Hi Martha, Hope you and Sophia are feeling better and that your son stays safe. Praying for an end to the drought and fires. Your Limoges teacup is just beautiful, Martha. Take care and God bless.

Martha said...

Pretty teacups but also love those glass baskets!

Mom E. said...

I too, have "hoarder tendencies" but you can walk through my home as well, but I am going to have to get rid of some things....Etsy store, here I come! I love your tea cups...I have a small teacup fetish...really...small teacups! And I do have some pretty and fun larger ups, but not many. I have to limit myself somewhere, right? And I get to enjoy yours!, along with everyone else who shares on your blog!
such tea party fun here!

IlCalesse said...

E' proprio vero, il tempo vola...
Cara dolcissima Martha,grazie per esserti unita tra i miei sostenitori,l'ho fatto anch'io,perchè nel tuo blog, percepisco tanta simpatia.
Sono molto felice di conoscerti.
Spero che la piccola Sofhia ,si riprenda presto.
Buona giornata di vero cuore.

Kathy said...

I pray all goes well with your tests and will surely pray for Sophia and your son! It is fascinating how things are different in each corner of the country! Wonderful teacups - I do appreciate you sharing and hosting,

Crystal Grandeur said...

Thank you Martha to stop by to leave a comment and to follow my work.you'll be there in my prayers and your health is going to be fine.Your blog is beautiful and thanks for hosting every week a tea party.God bless you..TC.Love sujatha...:):)

Unknown said...

Your teacups are some of the most beautiful I have ever seen! I hope the baby is better soon! Such a lovely blog! I look forward to following your life's adventures! xo jen

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