Jan 25, 2016


Hi Ladies and welcome to Tea Cup Tuesday No. 295!  Hope your week as been wonderful, mine has had it's ups and downs.  Can you believe this is the last week of January?  Is it because I am older that time seems to just run out so quickly?  I am a "baby boomer" and it does not help that a lot of people that shaped my adolescence have died recently.  In some cases younger than me.  Makes me think about a lot of things.  For instance, do we ever finish our work as a Mother?  I wonder, do we want to? 

This will be the last week to share black and white tea cups, I always have more cups than time.  We have to start thinking about Valentine's Day.  I want to start with this Bavarian cup from Germany.  I believe I have always favored this cup because of the crown pedestal.  It is the only cup I have ever 
seen like it.  The rich black, white and gold leafing makes it that much more special.

The next cup is a Clarence from England.  Love the shamrock decor with the gold leafing on this cup. 

I sure hope you have been safe with this awful weather we have been having.  Los Angeles has been cool and sunny, typical winter for us.  My grandchildren are enjoying a day at Knott's Berry Farm.  They are always ready for fun.  Take care of yourself, please continue praying for my son.  Improvement is so slow.  I admit it has been hard on me. I think I am coming to the realization that I am his care giver and that makes me so sad for him.  All any of us can do is trust God with those we love so much.

Thank you for joining the party.  Please feel free to sharing something about tea or anything that just puts a smile on your face, both are good.   Looking forward to visiting. Hugs, Martha
Parties I will be linking up to:

There Is No Place Like Home at Rose Chintz Cottage 
A Return to Loveliness  at A Delightsome Life 
Tuesday Cuppa Tea at Antiques and Teacups 
Friends Sharing Tea at Bernideen's Tea Time Blog 
Wow Us Wednesday at Savvy Southern Style
Feathered Nest Friday at French Country Cottage
Vintage Charm at Charm Bracelet Diva


R's Rue said...

Just found your blog!

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

HI Martha,
Both of your black and white teacups are so pretty and so and unique. I've never seen any like them.
You and your son are still in my prayers. My one son is still here with me, also. Mothering is a lifelong journey, isn't it?
Thanks for hosting, Martha, and may you have a good week with your grandkids. They sure add joy, don't they?

Margie said...

I always enjoy seeing your lovely black teacups, Martha! I will continue to remember your son in my prayers. Thank you for hosting and enjoy the last week of January!

The Charm of Home said...

Is Jan. almost over! Yikes. Your one blue-eyed grandchild has the prettiest eyes! Thanks for hosting!

Antiques And Teacups said...

I don't think we ever stop being parents....I love your pretty teacups...beautiful as usual! Am continuing to pray for your son...God will make a way....Thanks for hosting.

Bernideen said...

Dear Martha:
I don't have a tea cup or tea pot to share this week but I sure think yours are lovely! I love that pin wreath too! That's clever!

doodles n daydreams said...

Hi Martha, keep hanging in there girl, God is with you.
I love your black and white teacups, they are lovely and your grandchildren are even lovelier.


Terri said...

Hello Dear Martha,
I haven't heard back from you in a while and am hoping you are doing o.k. I am so sorry about Kyle and the slowness of his recovery. I wishing the very best for him each day and week.
Your black and white cups look stunning with the jewelry.
Thank you for hosting T.T

Anonymous said...

You have some lovely cups there, I especially like the one with shamrocks.

Gina @ VictorianWannaBe said...

Hi Martha, such lovely vignettes and teacups! Your grandchildren are so pretty! May God be with your son, and you, in a special way and may his healing be quick and complete.
Sending hugs,

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

We never stop being a mom no matter how old they get. Blessings on you, Martha! Your black teacups are gorgeous! Wishing you a lovely week.


Marilyn @ MountainTopSpice said...

I love the black and white teacups, so beautiful! I don't have any in my possession that are that color. I will pray with you that the progress with your son's recovery will continue! Appreciate you stopping by my blog and I'm happy to visit you here! :)

Annas Nadelbuch said...

Just found your lovely link Party , Martha !
Love your teacups , they are fine and elegant !
Thank you for sharing.
Whising you a wonderful week, Carmen


Ok sweet lady, tomorrow we'll be praying for your dear son. I knoe, all will be well with him.
Thank you for the lovely tea party. Gorgeous teacups and a nice way to say goodbye to the first month of the new year.
Keep strong, always praying for your dearest and you.

Karen said...

Hi Martha,
Please forgive me for being late to link up this week. I linked up early to other blogs and then didn't have a chance until now to visit you. I pray that God will give you the strength you need to care for your son while he needs you most. Your teacups are divine today! Love, love, love the black. I will email you soon my Dear Friend! Take care of yourself. Karen

Szara Sowa said...

Hello Martha! Thank You for visit my blog (sowa58.blogspot.com)
and I ask You to my next blog, about vintage things, roses and china
I very like Your blog. You have so much beautiful treasures, I love to see. I will often visit Youy blog. (My English isn't so good, sorry). Have a nice week.

niwibo said...

Hi Martha,
thank you for your visit to my blog.
You have wonderful cups of tea.
I like black and white!
Greeting Nicole

La Petite Gallery said...

The children are so beautiful. I love the onyx and gold pin,
the whole post is great Happy New year before January closes.
I just deleted a post on scams and now my new post
won't go on my sidebar?/

Michele said...

Hi Martha, your black pedestal German tea cup is soooo unique. I've never seen one like that either!

So sorry about your son and your realization - that's awful and I am sad to learn it. Hugs.

Your grandchildren are adorable, even when screaming, haha.

God bless. Hugs. ♥

Unknown said...

Your black and white teacups are gorgeous! Love the cup with shamrock decor too, it's very simple yet elegant. I will pray for your family especially your son, God will make a way.

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