Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Tea with Friends - St. Patrick's Day

It's Tea Time Tuesday again hosted by Sandi at Rose Chintz Cottage and Lady Katherine's Tea Parlor.  With St. Patrick's Day tomorrow I am sharing a shamrock cup and saucer inherited from my husband's grandmother.

I don't know the name of the pattern and the set was divided between family members.  There's a nice feeling to sip tea from the cup and remember that Nana enjoyed doing the same with it. 
I'll leave you with an Irish blessing for tea on this special day.  This is a shamrock ornament that I bought at a small Irish shop a few years ago and it hangs on my tea cart.


  1. Good morning Judith,
    Welcome back; you've been missed! Your grandmother's teacup is lovely! What a wonderful piece for St. Patrick's Day too, as well as your Irish blessing! I see you have used my new Tea Time button; thank you. You may want to change 'My Yellow Door' to 'Rose Chintz Cottage.'
    Spring is almost here and I'm looking forward to seeing your garden! Thank you for joining me for Tea Time once again and I hope you have a beautiful day and the rest of the week.


  2. That cup is a wonderful. I love the hand painted shamrocks. I haven't seen another one this week of that quality. I love too that it has a Phoenix on the bottom. That may be a magical lucky cup.;)

  3. Thank you for the Irish blessing, brings my Irish mother to mind. Tea was her choice of beverage and as a young kid we would have tea with lots of milk. It is also my choice. Thanks for sharing tea with us.

  4. How wonderful you have your Grandmother's shamrock tea cup. Oh, I know you have so many memories of her sipping tea from this lovely cup! Thank you for sharing the beautiful Irish Blessings! I do love it so! Thank You for join me for Tea Time Tuesday.

  5. Hello, Judith,
    That is one of the prettiest tea cups I have seen, and to have the history behind it is even sweeter! Thank you for the Irish blessing, too. I hope you are having a beautiful week with the promise of spring! Vicki

  6. Hi Judith! What a beautiful cup and saucer...so pretty and so very Irish! Happy St Paddy's

  7. I love your clover cup! So wonderful that it came form your Nan!

  8. That is a pretty teacup and nice reminder of your husband's grandmother.


  9. Happy St. Paddy's day to you Judith and thanks so much for sharing your lovely tea cup...just beautiful girl..Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

  10. What a beautiful teacup!! The Irish Blessing is perfect for tea lovers and friends!

  11. Such a lovely teacup. Wishing you a Happy St Patrick's Day.


  12. Love that Irish Shamrock cup and saucer!

  13. Happy St. Patrick's Day! I love that cup and saucer and what a treasure from your Nana. I had a Nana too, from whom I have some nice things.

  14. Judith, Your cup and saucer are so gorgeous!!! Thanks for showing them.


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