Thursday, January 17, 2013

Thoughts for Thursday...nature, tea, reality tv, etc.

 

Things I am thinking about today...

  • This pretty deer decided to pay us a visit, early one morning. This is very close to the patio door, but we were able to get a photo through the screen. They do roam around through the woods and in the yard, but to see one this close, is a real treat. I love living so close to the woods and nature :-)
  • My new favorite way to have a cup of tea after I finish walking and come in from the cold, is with a splash of this Tazo Chai Latte and a little half and half. Melissa bought this at Target, left it for me to use and I love it. The directions say to mix it with equal parts milk, but that is way too many carbs for me. There are 17 carbs per 1/2 cup, so the little bit I use for flavor, along with the half and half, make the perfect, creamy cup of chai latte tea.
  • White flowers and winter greens are so pretty on my table this time of year. I have been stretching this pretty bouquet since Christmas, by pulling out anything that dies and changing the water a lot. Soon, I will be left with only the greens, but they will still look pretty in a pitcher on their own.
  • One comment about The Bachelor - so far, so boring. I guess I'm not a Sean fan. What am I missing?
  • One comment about The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills - Mauricio should not have been judging and badgering Brandi. The husbands should stay out of the drama.
Happy Thursday!

 

7 comments:

  1. I love it when I see deer in our neighborhood. They have beautiful eyes.

    During Christmas we were traveling on I-5 North heading home, on a bad, snowy pass. A deer jumped into the road and lucky for us there was a semi truck just a hair in front of us on the right that hit the deer, saving us from a horrible accident. Poor deer.

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  2. love chai tea I'm going to look for this at my Target. Trying to cut back on my coffeemate calories! I've been watching the Bachelor and I agree it's boring but hopefully it will pick up. We have deer in our back yard but never that close. Have a great day!

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  3. I don't watch either of those shows:) Love the nature shot and the pretty greenery combined with the flowers! Have a blessed day, HUGS!

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  4. Growing up on a Midwestern farm, I saw deer nearly every day. Their beauty and grace never grows old, does it?

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  5. Love the photo of the deer.How amazing it came that close to your house:)
    ~Anne

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  6. I would love to look out my window and see a deer. Just squirrels around here! I will have to try the chai latte tea, I have been curious about them. I usually have my tea with just lemon, so something creamy will be a treat.

    XO,
    Jane

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  7. That photo of the deer is amazing -- so close! I'm not fond of chai tea or maybe I haven't had a good one. I've been really restricting carbs and use heavy cream in my coffee & sugar-free Torani syrup -- makes me feel like I'm having such a treat!

    Carol

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