Monday, November 28, 2016

The weekend's tea finds

I don't shop on Black Friday, but my aunt and I went shopping on Saturday, and I was pleasantly surprised at how very uncrowded it was at the shopping centers in Rome, Georgia. I have been looking and looking for new Christmasy tea things — teawares, tea infusers, tea giftwrap, ANYTHING — but I've come up short. Have you? But I did find two practical and inexpensive items that you might like to know about.

First, I had read on the Afternoon Tea Across America Facebook group about these 2-for-1 calendars at Dollar Tree.

Yes, they're flimsy things, but hey, even a flimsy teacup calendar for $1 is still a bargain in my book. Besides, I like to hang one of these small-size calendars on my refrigerator using magnets, so the lighter the weight, the better.

And at T.J. Maxx, I found some of the cutest heavier-weight tea towels I've seen in a while. These aren't terry cloth, but they're thicker and heavier than the flour-sack type of towels. And one thing I discovered while preparing my Thanksgiving meal this year was that I can never have too many good, thick tea towels, since I go through a ton of them while rinsing off the turkey plates, cooking, and cleaning up the kitchen.

Isn't this design charming? It was $5.99 for the set of two, and I looked through all the towels, thinking I'd nab a second set for a giveaway, but alas, it wasn't to be found. You may want to check your T.J. Maxx, though, if you like these tea towels as much as I do!


  1. Love those tea towels. I hope to get to the new TJ Maxx in Blue Ridge soon.

  2. Thank you for the tea treasure finds. I willl be visiting $ store and TJMaxx today!

  3. Tea time fun! I too will be visiting stores asap! Thanks Angela

  4. A lightweight calendar is a good thing. I used to keep mine on the fridge and it always fell off. Now we have a new fridge and the front isn't magnetic.
    The towels are cute.

  5. I love getting your emails and seeing your tea finds. I also found these same tea towels at my Home Goods store in South Barrington, IL. Love them. Wishing you Happy Holidays!


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