Saturday, July 12, 2014

Mad Tea Party Blog Hop/EDITED!

The winners of the little pincushions were Anne from alittlefurinthepaint and Diane from lavenderdreamstoo!  Thank you to all who dropped by!

Welcome to the Mad Hatter tea party blog hop!    The fabulous Ms. V at A Fanciful Twist is the hostess of this fun event.

I look forward to creating a post for this each summer but have been under the weather...that being said, I am finally feeling better!  
I still wanted to play along so decided to create a little poem in honor of the day.  Be sure to read to the end or you might miss out on something special!

Mr. Rabbit was late, he ran through here...
Alice fell in behind him, I fear!
"I'm tumbling, I'm shrinking, I'm GROWING!  OH MY!"
All of these words to my ears she did cry.

Then into the garden she clumsily landed..
And hid from the queen so she wouldn't be stranded.
She went through the garden, flower by flower...
As quick as she was, it took most of an hour!

"Where was that old rabbit?"  she said with a sigh.
Then Alice sat down and started to cry!
So tired and hungry, she wanted to rest.
Then music she heard and voices in jest!

She followed the sound, so happy and gay.
To a place with a party where music was played!
At a table she sat and was served some fine tea.
And sang a song that I'll now sing to ME!

Why do I do this? Oh wait, don't you know?  
'Tis my UNBIRTHDAY!  Why yes, it is so!
I've just a week til the actual day
But thought I'd celebrate it here today!! 

And to make it the best, I'm giving to you.
A chance to win a thing...maybe, two!
Just leave me a comment, a note, a hello.
Do it now, before you GO!

Here is a peek at what you might win...   I'll draw 2 names on July 18th (my real birthday) and each will win a little tea party favor with a pincushion.

Don't forget to leave some way for me to contact you in your comment.  

Thanks to Vanessa at A Fanciful Twist for dreaming up and hosting this fun annual event!


jillytacy said...

Even being under the weather, you are so creative! Hope you are feeling a bit better.

bella said...

I love your poem. I started at the bottom of Vanessa's Tea party list this year, so you are my first stop. I hope you feel better soon, and Happy Unbirthday to you!

Nicole (Strange Girl) said...

Hello! I'm sorry to hear you are not feeling well but I hope you are better by your big day! what a sweet poem and I do love giveaways! fun! If I'm lucky enough to be a winner just email me!

Tricia-CastlesNcrowns-FairyTalePhotography said...

Be well and thank you for the tea party! ~Tricia.

DogsMom said...

I am glad you felt well enough to post this treat for us.
Happy UnBirThDaY and soon to be your real day!

Jess said...

Happy UnBirthday to you too! Thank you for the fun poem!

Joanna DeVoe said...

A very merry unbirthday to you! CHEERS, tea & madness... -xo

Cozycomfycouch said...

Lovely! Beautiful! Happy unbirthday!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Have a Happy Happy Birthday! And thanks for a chance to win these party favors! I've had FUN! Sweet hugs, Diane

Kerstin Bulin said...

Happy unbirthday to you...and...a magical day
Kerstin from germany
Cobblestone Prims

Anonymous said...

Awww...feeling poorly is never fun. Hopefully you're back to full health soon. :)

If you have time, drop by my tea party. I always love to share tea and nibblies with new friends. :)

Witchy J said...

Happy un birthday to you too, I hope you are feeling better now, your poem was excellent.

Sarah Coller said...

Happy Mad Hattering! Thanks for the giveaway offer, too. Hope you're having a nice weekend!

Art and Sand said...

A very merry unBirthday to you.

I am glad you are feeling better and had time to participate.

This is my first year participating and I had fun planning my tea party.

Linda said...

Oh how wonderfully creative you are. I had such a good time reading your poem. Please visit me:

Rhonda said...

Unbirthdays are the best cause your age comes less and less! Loved your poem and glad you're feeling better!! said...

Awwwe, thank you for joining in and i hope you feel better soooooon!! You are always so great!! xoxo

Thank you so much for joining in the Mad Tea magic!
A very merry unbirthday to you!

<3 Vanessa {A Fanciful Twist}

Jennifer said...

Love love love the sweetest tea party! Sorry to hear you are under the weather! Hope you feel better and are enjoying lots of tea!

Susan said...

sorry you are under the weather. ( I was unable to participate this year,sadly)
Your poem was adorable.
thanks for inviting me,

Kelly said...

What a wonderful poem!!! So glad you could post it for all to enjoy!!! Hope you feel your muchness real soon! Cheers! ;)

Anne Berbling said...

Fabulous!! Your celebration is delightful, my Dear...I'm so glad I stopped by!

A Magical Whimsy said...

I love your poetry, it is very charming! It had just the right touch of 'muchness'.
Keep feeling better, my dear!
Teresa in California
my email address:

Anonymous said...

Best wishes and good health to you. Thank you for putting out tea for all of us!

Rhissanna said...

How sweet of you to give away an unbirthday gift on your birthday! What a lovely thing to do. (I loved your rhyme!) Thank you for inviting me!

beverly e said...

Happy UNbiRthDay to you... Hope you're feeling better! My addy is dixie nites at gmail dot com. Thanks for sharing with us!

Marilyn said...

You were the last on the list, but I made quite through. Thanks for the tea and the song too.

Christina Paul said...

Love your poem and what a charming giveaway!
Hope you are feeling better soon!

Christina Paul said...

Love your poem and what a charming giveaway!
Hope you are feeling better soon!

Rhonda Roo said...

Ohhh aren't poems the BEST? Dr. Seuss is my hero :) but I guess the phrase that best describes me right now is White Rabbit -I'm late, I'm late, for a very important date! No time to say hello-goodbye I'm late, I'm late I'm late!!

{Sorry} :p

Hope you feel better by now - my PC was sick too, which is why I am late. Hope your recovery was less costly!!!! :0

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I am THRILLED to be a winner! Thank you so much! Are we still having a party this weekend? Hugs, Diane

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