Thrifty Things Friday #128

Hi everyone!

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I am so happy that my partner in crime….er….co-host Linda is back from her amazing adventures in Paris! If you haven’t had a chance to check out all her Paris days, go over to her blog and scroll back through all her posts! She had a fantastic time!

Today I am sharing some older thrift finds with you.

We are having a special “navy” tea today. I am not referring to the color Navy but, our actual military Navy.

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For Christmas a couple of years ago, Troy gave me this Navy teapot. He found it at an antique store. Since I like to join online tea parties, I for some reason, never featured this teapot. So, I am today!

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It came from the U.S. Naval Hospital in Yokosuka Japan.

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I can only assume it was a gift. But, the fun part is I was born in 1963! What a cool Christmas gift for Troy to find for me! It is so unique that I can’t ever see giving it away.

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A pretty and dainty little teacup.

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A set of vintage sugar and creamer from Portugal that I found several years ago at a flea market. I paid .15 cents for the two pieces!

IMG_6687I am sure this was a ashtray but, I always use these pretty little dishes for spoon rests. It was ,25 cents at the same flea market as the creamer and sugar from above.

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I just wanted to share my fun U.S. Naval teapot with all of you. It isn’t the prettiest teapot but, it represents a lot to me. Smile

And for those following along on my “Reverse-Thrifting” party on TTG FB page, I donated the following after this tea:

  • Creamer and sugar
  • Teacup
  • Plaid napkin
  • Spoon rest/ashtray

I will be joining:

Blue Monday

Tea Time Tuesday

Okay, now it’s your turn! Show us your thriftiness!

 

 

Linda and I have decided not to have the "I was featured" post each week. However, I will be posting different linkups on my TTG FB page! Stop by and check it out! https://www.facebook.com/thethriftygroove

22 comments :

  1. Hi, Diann. Thank you for hosting. I'm so happy to be here early for once! I love your Navy teapot--I can see why it has so much meaning for you! ~Zuni

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  2. Hi Diann! Love the Tea and how special is that teapot. Perfect find.

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  3. I love those treasures we have and enjoy that have special meaning to us. The tea pot is amazing! Give that hubby one more hug and ENJOY!

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  4. I love your Navy teapot and the meaning it carries for you...I specially love things like this! Thank you for hosting and for visiting me. Big hugs,
    FABBY

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  5. I'm so happy...I'm back at the party with my lattice chicken pie, lol! Thank you so much.
    Hugs,
    FABBY

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  6. Diann it's good to be back! I love that tea pot, what a cool gift. I am so proud of you and your reverse thrifting! I promised myself that I would get back to downsizing soon!

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  7. Glad Linda brought Tiger such a sweet Paris tshirt. Thank you for hosting Thrifty Things Friday Diann, love joining in.
    Joy

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  8. Great finds, Diann. I love the teapot...Christine

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  9. LOVE the teapot. How special is that.

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  10. The teapot is a keeper! I love how thoughtful your husband is! Thanks for hosting!

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  11. Oh, that teapot -- swoon! I absolutely love it and have never seen anything like it!

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  12. Beautiful teacup, but that teapot is fabulous!!! Thanks for hosting TTF! :) Pam

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  13. Great finds, Diann! I love the teapot...christine

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  14. Hi Diann!!!!

    What a lovely gift from the Mr.!!!!

    Beautiful time for tea!!! The little ashtray/spoon holder is a great idea and it's so
    beautiful!!!

    Thank you for showing us your beautiful tea pot with history!!! Have a great weekend!!!

    Pam

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  15. Diane, that teapot is so cool, and what fun that it is your birth year! laurie

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  16. What a unique teapot! Thanks for sharing...love the napkin, sugar and creamer.

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  17. Hello Diann,

    I noticed that you had not added a photo, so I fixed it for you.

    Please consider returning and leaving a comment for me.

    Happy Blue Monday!

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  18. Hi Diann, I enjoyed your Naval teapot so much. We were married in 1963 so it is a special year for us too. Your charming post just makes me smile.
    xo, Jeanne

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  19. Hi Diann,
    The teapot is wonderful! What a memorable gift Troy found for you. It is truly unique. Your c/s and spoon rest are great finds too. As always, my friend, it's lovely to have you join me for tea. Happy Autumn and enjoy your day.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  20. Diann, I like your spoonrest, cup and saucer, and cream and sugar...but most of all, I love the teapot. That is something special!

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  21. Your teapot is cool. Great story. All your blues are very nice.
    Thanks for sharing.

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