Friday, 28 January 2011

Frivolity on a Friday

Bloggie friends!

Much as I try, even with copious amounts of honey, I still think Nettle tea tastes like boiled cabbages.

So endeth my Frivolous Friday Fact.

Charlie says: I have a booger in my eye.


Hey!!! It's the weekend!!!

58 comments:

Kea said...

I like a lot of herbal "teas," but I've never tried nettle tea. Boiled cabbages, huh? I think I'll pass!

Happy Friday to you and Charlie! I hope you both have a fabulous weekend.

Summer Ross said...

have a great Friday!

Susan Gourley/Kelley said...

It's not Friday here yet. One more day of classes to get through. I never tried Nettle tea. It doesn't even sound like something your should imbibe.

Clarissa Draper said...

I've never had that type of tea before so I can't weigh in. But, my advice is 'stop drinking it.'

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Don't bother Charlie - he's bathing!

Tucker said...

Remind me not to drink nettle tea!

Melissa Gill said...

nettle tea, yum.

Tell Charlie he's lucky he doesn't have to get eye drops like my cat Molly. She's an expert at washing them out.

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

I also dislike Nettle tea! Give me Chai or peppermint tea anytime!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Mr Puddy said...

Charlie, please tell your mom..she can use those tea bag for cleaning the floor : )

d'Artagnan Rumblepurr said...

Just don't let the human try to get the booger. I HATE it when the humans do that.

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MorningAJ said...

If we were meant to eat nettles they wouldn't sting! :)

Jinksy said...

Not too sure what a booger is, although I know about bogies that get up the nose! LOL

Au and Target said...

We're with you on the nettle tea. yuck. Lapsang Soochon however is yummy!

Thanks for purring for Au. He has liver disease. We're hoping he'll recover. Keep purring please?

fairyhedgehog said...

Happy Friday!

Words A Day said...

yuck...if honey doesnt make it taste good nothing will!

Have a great weekend!

Ginger Jasper said...

Charlie you are still lovely mucky eye or not. Mum says she cant think of anything worse than nettle tea.Yuk.. Have a good weekend.. Hugs GJ xx

Rosalind Adam said...

I so, so agree with you. How can anyone drink nettle tea and *really* like it? I love your Charlie. He's adorable.

Manzanita said...

Nettle tea... I know it's good for kidneys, perhaps most organs and externally for the hair. What do you take it for? Last summer I found a unsprayed area of stinging nettles. I came back with gloves , bag and scissors. I dried it for a tea. I tried it steamed as a green but too yucky. But i remember having it fresh when I was a kid. I didn't notice the cabbage taste, just the yucky taste.
Love and peace

The Monkeys said...

I have never tried nettle tea and now I don't think I ever will!

Charlie, you best get to grooming!

Boonie S said...

I’ve always thought that nettle tea had a bit of a sting to it.
What’s a booger? Is it anything like a hambooger?

Have a nice day, Boonie

roxy said...

Boiled cabbages! Not a good taste in tea. Or in anything else, for that matter. Just the name nettle tea sounds painful to the tongue. Have the best weekend, Kitty. You are awesome!

Guinevere said...

Have an awesome weekend!

I've never had nettle tea, but I can't say that it sounds entirely pleasant...

Guinevere said...

Have an awesome weekend!

I've never had nettle tea, but I can't say that it sounds entirely pleasant...

Brian said...

HA! You made me smile big Charlie!

KarenMcG said...

Old Kitty,

Well at least you tried that tea stuff.

And Charlie?

MOL! Your mum might not like you to be so candid, though.

The Boys and I wish you both a super-duper weekend. And thanks for your awesome comments about our ezine.

Marg said...

I don't like any kind of tea so no problem. We hope you have a great week end Charlie and your Mom too. Take care.

Madeleine said...

LOL! When I was little my Mum used to make her own Nettle tea and we'd have to pick them for her. If you squeeze tight they don't sting. Have your tried Blackberry and nettle, it's much tastier. :O)

Hannah and Lucy said...

We are sure you haven't got a booger in your eye Charlie - you are too much the dapper gentleman cat to have a booger.

Sammy and Andy said...

Nettles!!!!!!!! Our mama didn't know what they were until she lived in Ireland. Nettles grew under her clothesline, so she learned about them quickly!!!!!!

Charlie, you are such a handsome dude....we are so thankful that you and OK are our friends. xxxxx

Sammy and Andy said...

Nettles!!!!!!!! Our mama didn't know what they were until she lived in Ireland. Nettles grew under her clothesline, so she learned about them quickly!!!!!!

Charlie, you are such a handsome dude....we are so thankful that you and OK are our friends. xxxxx

Ann said...

Poor Charlie. Enjoy a Nettle tea free weekend!

Margo Benson said...

Cabbages with a hint of antiseptic!

Cheri said...

Can't say i have ever liked nettle tea wither - too bitter.

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Deborah said...

I have never had Nettle tea, but I like cabbage...hehehehehehe
Have a nice weekend!
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The Golden Eagle said...

I've never had Nettle tea, so I don't know what it tastes like with honey . . . but it doesn't sound very good!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Lynda Young said...

HAhaha, I've never tried Nettle Tea -- now I don't need to :)
Yay for the weekend!

Ann Best said...

Nettle tea sounds dreadfully nettling!!

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ABBY said...

Oooo Charlie
I think we kitties are much smarter than drinking cabbage.

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Mysti said...

Your posts crack me up. Charlie's a hoot :)

Lydia K said...

I never did like nettle tea. I prefer the green variety.
:)

Donna Hole said...

LOL: I think I have a booger in my eye today too. How annoying.

........dhole

Angel-Star said...

Charlie, dont wash the blogger, i mean booger, out of your eye with nettle tea! it might STING!

Len said...

Saturday here now for me, Old Kitty :) I don't like nettle tea either...and I don't like flavoured teas like strawberry, orange, etc. Don't know why. I'd rather have coffee or if it's tea, plain tea.

Hope you are having a nice Friday!:)

laughingwolf said...

no doubt, kit ;) lol

last week, i bought some 'jasmine green tea', a 100 bag box... eith the first cup, i found 'jasmine' was IN the tea, NOT the brand name!

it was so overpowering i dumped it in the sink... and the box of 99 into the garbage! :(

Margo Berendsen said...

I'm sorry but there is just no replacement for a good cup of black English tea with generous cream and a cube of sugar! My mom raised me to drink tea English style. I occasionally deviate to Earl Gray or Darjeeling, but always come back to standard black tea. (Would love to get some Scottish Melrose brand, haven't found it yet here in the states!).

Travis Erwin said...

I shuddered at the term boiled cabbages.

Lexi said...

Um...is that Swedish wallpaper poet a friend of yours?

I'm not at all sure he read your post. I think you should send him a brief test to make sure.

soggibottom said...

It does taste like boiled cabbage. Tip it on the garden and watch it grow :-) Have a good weekend my friend and keep warm. :-) x x x

Sharon K. Mayhew said...

I agree with Lexi. WT???

I'd say if it tastes that bad, don't drink it! Have some mango tea...that is really nice.

Have a wonderful weekend.

RaShelle said...

I love herbal tea - LOVE IT! Plain even. Love Charlie, too. Have a great weekend! =D

Reenie said...

Nettle tea... how horrible... haha, never tried it and I don't think I want to, unless I crave boiled cabbages ever... and then I can just boil cabbages and have it of course.

[Now, WHY would I crave boiled cabbages? Why is that even a possibility I am not sure :P]

Cats~Goats~Quotes said...

We seem to have lots of pictures made with eye boogers. Just part of us!
Happy Sunday,
~ Miss Emily

Ellie said...

Oh, dear. I think I'll give it a miss then. LOL.

Have a super-fabulous weekend!

Stephen Tremp said...

Those eye boogers can be really sharp sometimes. I was embarrassed once as I actually cut myself cleaning out early morning eye boogers.

The Creek Cats said...

Charlie you are just so cute!!

Theresa Milstein said...

I don't think I've had nettle tea. Now I don't want to!

I hope you had a nice weekend.

lupie said...

Boiled cabbage?
Er... pass!!