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Archive for September, 2011

September 19th, 2011 | Twitter Tea Party follow up!

Hello dears!

The Twitter Tea Party was today, & I have to say just how thrilled I am with how it turned out!! A HUGE thank you to all of you who helped me & contributed!  There were giveaways galore and even if you missed the tea party, there is still time to enter Heather’s giveaway as well as mine for a $10 gift card for Heartsy!

You can see what you missed by searching the hashtag #twitterteaparty. Some lovely ladies shared some great recipes with us, which I’ve listed all the links below!

I enjoyed some delicious buttercream french macaroons with chocolate ganache in them, as well as some english tea in one of my many vintage tea cups. Here are some photos from the day.

What I wore:

Dress: H&M
Belt: Urban Planet
Oxfords: Roberto Vianni

Jessica’s chocolate chip scone recipe
Caren’s gluten & sugar free drop cookie recipe
Elsie’s DIY tutorial for making your own teabags
Steepster.comI think we’ll be having another one in the future, so keep an eye out for that! Thanks again to everyone who participated :)

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September 18th, 2011 | 100th Follower Giveaway!

Hi guys! I just wanted to do a small giveaway to celebrate me reaching 100 followers! Thanks so much for all the love & support :)

Up for grabs is a 10$ gift card for Heartsy.me! Heartsy is like groupon, but for handmade, vintage and etsy items!

All you have to do is Retweet this tweet to win! The giveaway will be open for one week.

You have until next Sunday, September 25th to enter.

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September 5th, 2011 | Twitter Tea Party!

Hello my lovely followers! I have a couple of announcements today! First of all, I gave the blog a little bit of a makeover. Same colour scheme but now it’s 3 columns instead of 2, (I was hoping to clean up the sides a bit. I found it a bit too congested with just two columns), and a different header. I’ve also updated my sponsor / share the love page with some new info.

The last announcement is a bit more exciting, I promise….

Yes, you read right! We’re having a Sunday Twitter Tea Party this September 18!!

Play dress up and grab your favourite tea. Tweet about what your having, maybe add a photo or two, and chat with your favourite bloggers! There will be some super awesome giveaways too!! Just make sure to hashtag your tweets with #TwitterTeaParty.

List of Hosts / Contributors:
Kait from Miss Kait Online
Vanny from Hello Vanny
Amy from A is for Ampersand
Jessica from Ten Penny Splendid
Marissa from Shades of Monet
Lauren from The View From Here
Heather from Lilacs & Lace

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September 1st, 2011 | Mug Love

Okay, anyone who knows me knows that I have a mug problem. Yeah, you heard me right. Mugs, tea cups, tea pots, dish-ware… it’s a weakness. Just thought I would share some mug eye-candy. Siigh, I want them all.

1. take me homeware – etsy, 2 collemoki – etsy, 3. mccheek’s – etsy 4. kitsch cafe – etsy 5. two geek’s antiques – etsy, 6 &
9. anthropologie, 7. Oh Leander – etsy, 8. ruche, 10. mod cloth, 11. urban outfitters, 12. recycle ceramics – etsy

Does anyone else have a really weird material weakness? What is it?

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