Look what arrived at my house!

Herman found a package at our garage door on Monday night when he got home, and this is what was inside.

And a bunch of ugly, little, bulb-like things were in there, too, but I didn’t take a picture of them. The instructions said to put one of them in the teapot and pour hot water over it. So I did, and this is what happened.

A beautiful flower magically emerged from the ugly, little bulb thingy. I allowed it to steep for five minutes and then…

I got Herman to pour while I did the picture taking…. and….

… then I took my tea out on the front porch to enjoy while watching my new grass grow. There was enough chrysanthemum tea for both of us, so he had a cup with me. We have a bunch more to try. Thank you Madina and Brandon. What a fun gift. Whenever I need a little magic, I’ll throw an ugly, little bulb in my new teapot, pour a little hot water over it and sit back and wait. It will be fun to see what the others turn out to be.



One thought on “Look what arrived at my house!

  1. anytime. thought you needed some stress relief 🙂 but then forgot we sent it 😦 i hope that did not come off as rude 😦 i have been thinking about the dang condo for a few days now 🙂 oh and these 2 extra lbs that won’t go away….bread is my enemy. i’m glad you like it.

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