I'm a little teapot ...

Friday, December 23, 2011

I've been wanting a teapot for some time now, but most of the ones I like have been so expensive.

... not so in Taipei! I was shopping for some essentials at a stationery store by my school when I happened upon this one-cup teapot:

Okay, it's very cutesy. I'm probably turning into one of Those Girls I never wanted to turn into ... it's just a matter of time before I'm wearing ruffles and bows and pink all the time. (Please slap me across the face if that ever happens.)

I especially love the green top. It seems so handcrafted that it doesn't even sit atop the pot evenly.

This is the pot on its own.

It even comes with a filter!

The teapot was originally about $8.33, but it was half off, so it cost me just over $4! It also happened to be the very last one left, so I snatched it up. I guess I'm counting this as my Christmas present to myself ... a huge departure from the Jack Wills hoodie and DSLR camera I bought myself last year. Things change so quickly in life ...

Finally, some photos of Taipei at Christmas time:

The Xinyi District had an "exhibit/gallery" of Christmas trees made of recycled materials

Credit cards ... I found this kind of ironic

P.S. Have a ...

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