Monday, 17 February 2014

Magpie Monday - Cute cups & chocolate

So, we're on holiday in a 200 year old Welsh cottage.

All is well now although they were without power for 4 days following the storms and there's hundreds of trees down in the area.

This morning, while the Old Man was bustin' his lungs running up a mountain, I prepared some hot chocolate for us all to enjoy in front of the fire when he got back.  Proper hot chocolate made with Beyond Dark chocolate buttons and hot milk.  So decadent that only a tiny cupful was required.



These teeny tiny beautiful jade green cups were for sale in a charity shop. Because most people see a trio of cups as 'not a full set' I got them for a snip at 80p.  Well, in a family of three, a trio of cups IS a full set, so win to me I think!

Right, we're off to explore a gold mine so I'll catch up with y'all later.

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30 comments:

  1. I always buy things in threes for us too! Loving your cups and the hot chocolate.

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    1. Being three is great sometimes isn't it?!

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  2. That chocolate looks amazing - we're a buy things in 4's household... sorry, distracted by that chocolate again *wanders off*

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    1. I'll make you some Jenny, but you'll have to bring your own cup ;0)

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  3. OOh I like those! Nice find!!

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  4. Have a wonderful week! So glad they got the power sorted :)

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    1. Thank you Jen, we'll try our best x

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  5. Yes, I don't think about the number if something, just if It's pretty!!! Mmmmm, hot chocolat sounds great!! X

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  6. Lovely cups! I'm after some like that but in butter yellow and I never care how many there are if I want them! I've linked, I've linked *over excited face* - I'd missed Magpie Monday very much indeed :-)

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    1. I'll keep my eyes peeled for you. So happy you linked up x

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  7. Gorgeous! I am awash with old cups here at the moment, always surprises me how good drinking from them makes me feel too!

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    1. Drinks definitely taste nicer out of cups don't they?

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  8. I'm drooling at the hot chocolate and the cups are gorgeous x x

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    1. It was rather lovely! Same again tomorrow methinks.

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  9. They look lovely, perfect size for an indulgent little treat :) x

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    1. Yep, perfect for some delicious, slightly bitter-sweet hot choc!

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  10. YUMMMY! They look like perfect decadent hot choc cups too. I'm coming to join you, that cool?

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  11. They're just perfect. Shame you can't share some of that chocolate though!

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  12. well done you! i bough two sweaters this week - a h&m and United colours of benneton for age 5-6 for only 2 £ very proud of myself

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  13. That hot chocolate sounds perfect and the mugs are gorgeous; what a lovely colour.

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  14. Oooh these would have been marvellous for my green collection! Been spotting all sorts of green lately! xx

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  15. love the green mugs thanks for hosting

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  16. Yuuum! That hot chocolate looks so rich and lush. Cute little cups too. xx

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  17. I bought two cups with three saucers this week :) why have I not blogged this?! Normally I blog everything!! *runs off to do blogging*

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  18. That was a full set while our daughter was growing up, too! I now have sets of 3 of some dishes. I can just imagine you all snug in front of the fire with your chocolate. I hope you have a great vacation. Hugs, Dianne

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  19. yummy, i have to go work soon or I would make some here x

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