Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Tea with Julia

Today I'm preparing for the big WOYWW (What's on your Workdesk Wednesday) fourth anniversary bash by having tea with Julia, who is our leader.

I've started my tea preparation in true British fashion.  I found this piece at a thrift store, but haven't bothered ironing it.

The reason I'm having tea with Julia is because she sent me this wonderful Twinings Rose Garden Tea.  According to Twinings web site, "In 1706 Twinings started selling fine teas in England."  They now sell all over the world.  But Julia sent me this from England where she lives.

In case you can't see the lovely lady and her dress, here is a photo from the Twinings web site.


You should be able to see how much the tea has steeped while I took these few photos.

So, share your tea (or other drink) stories today (leave your link, too, if you choose to join me) while I wait to join Julia later for WOYWW's fourth anniversary.

11 thoughtful remarks:

see you there! said...

I am partial to Twinings Lady Grey but haven't seen the one you have in the local stores.

I do like that dishtowel (?) with the cars.

Darla

Yvonne said...

It's amazing they have been around for that long. I love Twinings!

~*~Patty S said...

Tea with Julia sounds like a movie title ;)
I can almost smell your lovely rose tea from here Elizabeth ... the linen tea towel is perfect too
I am sharing a little trip our Traveling Tea Cup took
here
Happy T Tuesday to ya!
oxo

Divers and Sundry said...

i'll look for rose garden tea the next time i'm at the store. it sounds perfect for drinking on our patio, since we have no roses at all lol.

I discovered mighty leaf brand tea at a local cafe: http://divers-and-sundry.blogspot.com/2013/05/bella-caffe.html . i had never heard of it before, but they have a chamomile/citrus tea that i am loving.

Monica said...

Sounds like your cuppa with Julia was a success and I hope Bluebeard got a saucer of milk, not the low fat kind.

Halle said...

I can't say I blame you for not ironing...that is likely my most detested job of all around the house. Happy T day!!

voodoo vixen said...

You didn't press the Jag tea towel?? Well.... what can I say??? LOL I hate ironing... really hate it, and it is one job I would pay someone else to do... but when I iron I iron everything... sheets, duvet covers, tea towels... Chris' underpants if he has made me cross... ;)
Love the box, I am sure we will see that recycled in your art at some point!!

Lynn Holland said...

Wendy's looking very comfy on your desk. You have some great effects on there too.
Sorry I can't join in the swap.
Lynn 22

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Hi Elizabeth (and WOYWW Wendy),

I will pop over there for a cuppa with you too and celebrate WOYWW4!!

... you have had great fun with your various filters haven't you and keeping us all in suspenders :D

Thanks so much for sharing ~ happy 4th anniversary of WOYWW! Shaz in Oz. x #37

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Hi Elizabeth (and WOYWW Wendy),

I will pop over there for a cuppa with you too and celebrate WOYWW4!!

... you have had great fun with your various filters haven't you and keeping us all in suspenders :D

Thanks so much for sharing ~ happy 4th anniversary of WOYWW! Shaz in Oz. x #37

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

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