Thought for the day …..

Good Morning and Welcome to Monday the 23rd day of May, 2016.

Happy Victoria Day!

I am using this special birthday day to hold a “Steeped Tea Tasting ParTEA.”

What could be more fun on a semi-dreary sunless raining day than sitting around with good people drinking tea?

I think we shall have fun.

Alvin will be excited for all of the company.

Sometimes he gets a little carried away.

Perhaps today he will be more calm upon their arrivals.

We will have some hot teas, some fruit teas with ginger ale and perhaps an iced tea.

Our fruit teas added with ginger ale make a delightful summer drink.

I have to find a recipe for the iced tea.

For treats:

Sweet dip with our Coconut Lime mix (add to cream cheese and condensed milk and fresh lime zest and juice)

having with strawberries, pineapple and nectarines.

Savoury dip with our Guacamole mix  (add to fresh avocados and fresh lime juice)

having with home baked tortilla chips.


It has been a quiet weekend with all of the rain.

I hope that people are ready to get outside and that everyone invited comes today for a taste of tea.

I wish that all of you lived closer and could come for a visit as well.

But before I hop into a nice hot bath filled with citrus epsom salts- I am sipping on a hot mug of coffee.

I do love both tea and coffee.

Coffee is my morning drink and tea is my evening drink and sometimes in the afternoons.

Well wish me luck on this Monday adventure of tea tasting and chatting with new and old friends.

I wish you all a very happy Monday.

May the sun shine through even the darkest clouds and brighten your day.

Special Hello to: Fellow tea drinkers.

Always, Carol and Alvin


Thought for the day……

Good Morning and Welcome to Monday the 16th day of March, 2015.

WOW, have you ever had the feeling that something absolutely out of this world “FANTASTIC” is going to happen to you.

I believe that something great is about to come my way.

It all started yesterday morning on my way to work at the store.

I needed to park closer to Bed Bath and Beyond as I wanted to check out the “pet steps” that were in a recent flyer.

I drove to the north side of the store Simons at West Edmonton Mall and at the very end of the customer parking there was one stall left for me.

It was on the end closest to the store .

My day just got better and better.

Meet some great people at the store yesterday.

One customer even shook my hand.

The night before I got a hug.


Life is going well.

Spring is on the way.

Most of our ice and snow has already melted.

Temperatures have been warm.

Work at both jobs is going wonderfully well ….. couple hiccups so to speak but all is well now.

Oh, I was able to secure the pet steps …. they are still in the box however as we had my daughter’s birthday celebration last night.

Lucky girl one of many….. we love our “A.”

I asked one of my co-workers to make the birthday cake …. as my daughter wished for an Angel Food …. time was not on my side so my girl “C” made the most delicious one with a lime drizzle that was out of this world.  What a great supper …. we were going to have taco salad but my son-in-law decided to surprise me and made fajitas and they were so good.

Well looks like almost time to leave for the office.

Well another Monday here we go.

Have a great Monday …..

Spread that kindness to all you meet.

Guaranteed you will feel like you have never felt before …… so good …..

Special Hello to: my friends …. hello out there.

Always, Carol and Alvin





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