Yesterday was the annual Christms shopping day for my mom, aunt, sister, nieces and me. We've found a weekday early in December works well for power shopping. You avoid the weekend crowd, and shopping with my nieces along insures they get a garment they will wear (some cute jackets, this year). I also found a great deal on a tea gift for a friend, but since that friend reads this blog we can't go THERE, can we?
I can say, however, that on the way back home last night, I stopped by a Hobby Lobby store and found some tea-themed ornaments, the first new designs I've seen this year. (HomeGoods stores have some porcelain ones, but I've already got some of them.) These from Hobby Lobby are inexpensive little glass ornaments (they're currently half-off), and I really like the spoon and cookie accents on the teacup ornament at top. The other ornament was interesting because it says "Herbal Tea." I guess some marketer knew that was a term that would catch somebody's eye, eh?
The teacup ornaments in my collection probably number about two dozen (I'll need to count when I decorate the Christmas tree), and some of them are so pretty, I keep them on display all year round. Have any of you seen tea ornaments anywhere this year? Care to share?