Tuesday, July 17, 2012

New Things for Tuesday Tea

Today I'm joining Kimmie at Art in Red Wagons for Tea on Tuesday with
a favorite new tea (rooibus, cinnamon and ginger).
 A new cake recipe found at The English Kitchen.
(The recipe called for fresh cherries, which I didn't have.
But I did have frozen mixed berries and blueberries.)
 And my new pillow.
(It's the first time I've actually hooked together granny squares to make anything
so I'm pleased with the results.)
Have a terrific Tuesday.


Linda said...

Dear Tammy,
That's a gorgeous pillow! Fantastic work!! :)

Your treat looks yummy, I always seem to read these posts mid-afternoon when I'm taking a break at work and feeling hungry.

Linda :)

La Tea Dah said...

Everything this a delight! The tea, the blueberry/cherry tart, and the lovely pillow.

As always, you inspire me. I have some ginger crystal tea in my cupboard. I'm going to go and make myself a cup.

LaTeaDah :D

Elna said...

What a cute pillow!


Jaclyn said...

Love the pillow and tea is my favorite! I drink it almost every morning!

Kate said...

Hi Tammy
Your workman ship on the pillow is divine. Looks so beautiful. Have a wonderful week!!


Susan said...

Oh, you did SUCH a nice job on the pillow, Tammy. Very pretty. Susan

Steph said...

the pillow is so pretty, Tammy.....
and the rooibus and the cherry pie are a lovely combination together....
have a wonderful week....

Dagmar said...

Just have cherries cooking on the stove..shall I send some to you? Your cake looks so good..and did you just do a sc to hook the grannies together to form a top? I have a whole bunch I want to make into a pillow top! great post❤the pillow is lovely!

Marilyn said...

as always something yummy to eat... and a little bit of crafting...well done on the pillow, you did such a terrific job...love the colours you used. I am very bland when it comes to tea...I only drink black!! but I'd love a sliver of cake....Have a great day...M

peli said...

hello dear Tammy, your pillow is fantastic!!!! although im a fan of bright colours i just love the combinations you used. you should make a small "blanket" to go with it :)

Tracey Fletcher King said...

the pillow looks amazing for your first one... wow and that tea looks delicious... lots of cinnamon flavoured tea around here at the moment, but I haven't seen this one... might be time to go hunting...xx


Love the pillow; nice job!


Anonymous said...

First of all I am totally in love with your blogs background. Before the page completely shows up I got this wonderful image to look at, bravo!
Secondly, I love me some tea with cinnamon and ginger. So good to the senses as well as the body.
Thirdly, congrats on joining your grannies! what a totally sublime pillow you created! the earth tones are like dusty jewels.
Happy T on T to you and thanks for stopping by and having tea with me today ♡♡

LDH said...

LOVE the pillow, Tammy. The colors are so pretty together! Lovely.

Dianne said...

Love the pillow! We have the same blog background! I just love the fabrics in it!

Mereknits said...

Great pillow!!!!! Love the colors and your hooking looks great. Now time for a big blanket!

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Tammy,
The Rooibos tea from South Africa is a very special taste and healthy too.
Congrats with your new pillow, looks very nice.
Yeah, fresh cherries are here now abundantly. Wonder where they have to come from for your area... flown in I guess.
Love to you,


Mistea said...

That tea sounds delicious as does the cake - Yum.

Your cushion is gorgeous.

vintage grey said...

You tea and cake look so delicious!! Beautiful new pillow!! I need to make one!! ;) xo Heather

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Tammy,

I love your pillow and you must have been pleased with the results and putting it together - nice job.
My Mother used to make peggy square blankets.
The cake and tea looks delicious and will try and get some of the tea.

Happy week

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

love. love. love. love that pillow!! amazing job on that one for sure! hugs and blessings ~ tanna

Createology said...

Tea and cake equals a delicious relaxing break. Your crocheted pillow is beautiful. I love how it turned out. Stitchilicious...

Diane said...

I love the color combination on the new pillow, it goes so well with the other one in the picture. Your tea sounds wonderful, too. Diane

A Fanciful Life said...

Tea and cake - yum! I love anything with berries and fruit; that sounds so good!

Sharon :-)

Becca said...

Oo! Love that pillow!

Mrs Twins said...

Tammy thanks for visiting SIBOL.
Your pillow has come out really well, you must be extremely happy. Well done!
Love Suex

Lori ann said...

love your pillow tammy, it's adorable and the colors you chose are really lovely. it's been so long since i've made a granny square, but you've inspired me to try again!
love your tea and cake, rooibos is my very favorite!

my4lilgirls said...

Beautiful cushion Tammy, really love it.
I'm def gonna try that recipe, looks yum.
Have a sweet week
Karen x

kimmie said...

Hmmmm - I LOVE rooibos tea with spices! It makes the best "chai" tea with a little milk and sugar - yum!

Cherries are in season here ... But they get eaten quicker than I could ever sneak them into a cake (lol)

Sucrette said...

Oh I love the colors of your crocheted pillow! I think it matches perfectly your fabulous interior full of travelling treasures :)
Big kisses

~*~Patty S said...

Your Granny Square pillow is lovely Tammy and your cake looks very tempting!

I also enjoyed your post above with your crocheted starfish...I am smitten with all of the treasures of the sea

stay cool...whenever I think of complaining about our heat here in the Wash DC area I think of you sweltering and baking

Happy rest of the week to you and yours

Anonymous said...

Love your granny squares sewn into a pillow. Your blueberry dessert looks so good.

Mrs. Micawber said...

We're loving cherries right now, and that cake looks scrumptious. Thanks for the link!

What a beautiful pillow - I really like the colours.

Catherine said...

That tea sounds like it would be a nice pick me up, perfect for these wintery days we're having here. Love your pillow and the colours in your granny squares. I bet you smile each time to you at what you've created.

val said...

you did a lovely job on the pillow...it is gorgeous!

Sam I Am...... said...

Wow! What a great Tuesday you had. I love it all. The tea looks delicious and just the name Revitalize sounds enticing plus who doesn't like ginger and cinnamon.
The tea cake looks yummy too. I'll have to go take a look at her recipe. I love berries of all kinds. Well, except poisonous, of course! LOL!
You did an amazing job on that pillow! I just adore it. Are the granny squares on the back too? I've always wondered how you finish them? Do you sew fabric for the back? Anyway, it is REALLY cute! Love the colors you chose too. Happy Tueday...belated, as usual.

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