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FYI: Tuzzy Muzzies

Sunday, October 06, 2013



During the English Elizabethan era, tussie mussies were frequently exchanged between lovers; many Elizabethan tussie mussies included Thyme (Thymus vulgaris), Marjoram (Origanum marjorana), Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), Chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile) and the Mints (Mentha spp.).Tussie mussies soon became a secret code between lovers, as different flowers began to carry different meanings.









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IAMWINNING 10/7/2013 12:13PM

    Beautiful, and what a delightful background story. Thanks, Chris.

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MCJULIEO 10/7/2013 10:04AM

    I've seen their antique holders but have never tried to make one before... How pretty!

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JUSTYNA7 10/6/2013 10:22AM

    I love the idea... went and picked fresh basil this morning off the deck. It made me happy.

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FERRETLOVER1 10/6/2013 8:57AM

    emoticon for the information - I've never heard of this before!

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NANCYPAT1 10/6/2013 7:28AM

    Lovely

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SUSIEPH1 10/6/2013 2:51AM

    Beautiful ... Hugs emoticon

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