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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Tea Tuesday

So actually a pretty laid back Tuesday for me...WOOHOO!
Workout, shower, laundry and art are all on today's list. Already have a couple checked off. It's a good day...with the exception of the rain mixing with ice pellets. BRRR!

My Christmas Cactus  is blooming again. I'm not complaining...  It's just odd. It seems to bloom about Thanksgiving and Easter...although Easter is very late this year.

Check out the steam I was able to capture in my photo....
(click it to enlarge if needed)
I never thought it would actually show in the photos.


You'll find the list of my tea Tuesday friends on Kimmies blog.

Anyone notice that my plant is in a tea cup?!?!

14 comments:

Marianne said...

Beautiful photo. I see the steam.
So nice to meet you. Love your Etsy store

Kimmie said...

My Christmas cactus is like that too. I call it my Halloween cactus actually .... And then it blooms again in the spring .... Not sure exactly when that is. I read up on it one time and found out that it has to do with the plant getting an equal amount of darkness and light. So it must naturally bloom at the equinoxes.

That is a cool capture of the steam! It's amazing what cameras "see!"

Cheers and happy Tuesday! Kimmie

~*~Patty S said...

pink and orange look great together...great steam capture too Halle...got close enough to read your Yogi Tea tag too

I need to go play...that means leaving my fav chair tho ;)

Happy T to ya
oxo

ooglebloops said...

Lovely photo!! Both my xmas/easter cacti skipped blooming this year!! Maybe they overdid it last year!!!! Drop by for tea, thanks for joining us!!

Dandelion and Daisy said...

Great photo! My poor neglected cactus seems to not recognize holidays and blooms at random times. Maybe, if I remembered to water it....

Wendy said...

How gorgeous your Christmas Cactus is. It brightens up a day when chores call to you and reminds us that life blooms in the most unpredictable and lovely ways when we allow it too.

Yvonne said...

Love your photo. That steaming hot tea will warm you up. Happy tea day!

*jean* said...

a bright, cheery welcome for this crazy MN day...i have many of the same things on my list today!! happy t tuesday, halle!

girlunwinding said...

I didn't even need to enlarge the photo to see the steam! and what a rockin' color on your mug!! pretty cactus to help take the edge off what is happening outside for you right now.
Happy T on T!
~Dawn

Nancy said...

Love your photo :) good idea for a flower pot.
I have to check your blog more often than Tuesday. The yarn for the birds really works, it's so funny to see them taking bits. I brushed the dog outside and the birds came and took the fur that the wind blew away :)

voodoo vixen said...

What a lovely photo and how clever of you to capture the steam coming off your tea! Your catus looks lovely and it seems so appropriate that it is sitting in a tea cup joining us for tea!!

Amy said...

hi halle,
is it really freezing rain where you are?
it's getting warm and muggy here.
I sort of envy your winter.
EVERyThing here is covered in yellow pollen dust.
Disgusting.

Dianne said...

Those Christmas cactus do seem to have odd timing, but I love the color of those blooms...and the tea looks pretty soothing too...hope your day was enjoyable!

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I wonder if your Christmas cactus isn't an Easter cactus. I have never known what the difference was, but I sure like the looks of yours. And I was totally impressed with the steaming cup of tea. A real beauty to add to your perfect photos.

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