A cup of tea is just a cup of tea. Until it is dressed up in beautiful china from the local thrift store, and sugar cubes used instead. Sometimes, it's just fun to do extra things just for ourselves for no reason. But only in moderation, or it won't be as special.
Rien Poortvliet Gnome Cup: Holland Shopping Centre, New Westminster, BC
Creamy Earl Grey Tea: The Secret Garden Tea Company, Vancouver, BC
Random Bone China Teacup: local thrift store