Jul 29, 2014


Good morning ladies and welcome to Tea Cup Tuesday No. 232!  Sorry for being late I am having a link problem.  I was ready yesterday, but the link was not cooperating.   I have a horrible time with codes.  I try very hard not to use them because, I always mess things up.  So, here is the plan. There will be no link this week.  Please just leave a comment and I will visit that way for this week.   I will try harder next week.  If I had continued this week, I would have taken my computer and tossed it out the window.  Don't know about the white areas on the post or if you see them, but that's it, I am done!

I have good news about our Terri.  She had a better week and was able to do a few things that she loves to do.  Thank you for your continued prayers for her and her son.  Our God is Faithful! 

Once again this week I will be sharing black and white tea cups.  I am still wishing  things would be that easy. Wanting my Grandchildren to live in world filled with peace.   The first tea cup I would like to share is this Mitterteich, Bavaria, Germany.  I love the crown shape pedestal it sits on.  Truly a beautiful shaped cup. It features a gold hand painted design, both inside and out.

The second cup is a Foley from England. Richly decorated with large roses on a black design.  

The last cup is call English Toile.  It is a newer cup and part a small tea set.  Black and white toile is always so classic looking. 

Here is a picture of our three grown children.  Each so beautiful, both inside and out!   I am truly blessed. 

Hugs, Martha


Mom Wald said...

Such a lovely post Martha. As always your cups and sentiments are real "gems". Sorry it was so stressful. You deserve a cup of tea!

Bernideen said...

Martha: Your teacups are lovely as always. I am praying for peace too! After two times that didn't work, I switched to InLintz.

Beth L. said...

Sorry you are having troubles. But take time for a restful tea break. That is always what I have to do.

Penny @ Penny's Vintage Home said...

Your black and white tea cups are lovely....wish I could find some to put with my Paris decor! Sorry for all the problems you are having with the link up...hugs....

Two Cottages And Tea said...

Love your Foley teacup and all the roses! Sorry you are having troubles with the link up. Will share next week hopefully!

Karen said...

Hi Martha,
I love love love that Foley with the pink roses. Gorgeous! I am sorry that you are having troubles with the link up. Sometimes computers
can be so frustrating. Beautiful pic of family! Take care,

Johanna Gehrlein said...

Hi Martha,
nice to see your smile on the end of the post. Don't be stressed. I enjoyed your tea time as much as always.
Best greetins, Johanna


How wonderful to hear good news about Terri! Don't stress, I feel I'm joining the party just the same sweet Martha. I love the plate with the lovely lady figurines, such gorgeous vignette.
Yes, I wish my daughters and granddaughters would live in a safer and peaceful world too, but I guess this world has never been a peaceful one, there has been wars in every generation. Let's just pray we are away from it and that's it!
Big hugs,

kitty said...

Hi Martha,
I especially love the teacup with the roses in it, but they're all beautiful. I certainly understand your issues with technical difficulties.
I'm happy to hear that Terri is doing better.

Valerie said...

Hi Martha,
I wanted to drop in and thank you for following along with me on my blog Silver Linings. =) I'm so glad I did. What beautiful tea cups. I collect tea cups too. I especially love the teacup with the roses. Just lovely.
Blessings and Sunshine,

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

So sorry to hear about your linky problems. Your tea cups are so lovely. I especially love the Foley cup.

Jocelyn @ http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com/

Kathy A Delightsome Life said...

I know what you mean about these links. I'm resting today myself - I adore your Toile teacup - love seeing the happy faces of your family - I hope you have a fantastic week and I'm glad Terri's doing better too! I do appreciate the two of you,

Kathy A Delightsome Life said...

I know what you mean about these links. I'm resting today myself - I adore your Toile teacup - love seeing the happy faces of your family - I hope you have a fantastic week and I'm glad Terri's doing better too! I do appreciate the two of you,

Carrie said...

Your black and white teacups are terrific! I really like that interesting one with the circle pattern--so different, and the gold makes it so pretty. Beautiful pictures with the brooches, as usual. Have a great week :)

Ivy and Elephants said...

Love all your pretty tea cups and the jewels you use to accent them.


Oh, LOVE the B&W china! I had a lovely set, but downsized to a smaller home and it sadly had to go to a new home, too. Love seeing those happy smiling faces on your children, too. So wonderful that they let you post that on your blog - sure sign they love and adore their mama!

Now before I go and in case you don't know - I want to tell you about a great giveaway over at Jan's blog at Sew and Sew Farm. http://sewandsowfarm.blogspot.com/
Some LOVELY quilt panels and supplies!

And please do come back and see me again soon, too! Cindy from TheCranesNest.com

Cindy said...

No worries Martha we all still love and admire every bit of your blog and posts. I so much want that tea cup and each time I see it I spike with tea cup envy, lol. Email me, ccousineau@eastlink.ca I have a solution for you (subject line... white posts)

La Petite Gallery said...

Never seen a cup like the blue pheasant cup. I have made up my mind not to do the linky things, twitter, etc. It's all to much, I do have a life other than the Net.
Your family is darling. yvonne

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

Teacups with black in them are so rich looking and I must say the first you shared is my favourite.
I'm hit and miss this summer with the link parties but have done no obligation post reading.

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