Family, Holiday, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Accessories

Christmas Cups

Just three short days after our Thanksgiving holiday, the Christmas season is in full swing. I love this time of year for many reasons, but it's also wonderful to visit my old friends in the tea cabinet. This beauty was a gift from my niece. It's a Pfaltzgraff teacup and saucer from the Winterberry collection… Continue reading Christmas Cups

England, History, Tea, Tea Accessories

A New Addition

How many people actually find what they’re looking for when entering an antiques store? I never do, but I went into Antiques at 10 Mechanic in Camden with a short list: a cake stand, dessert tongs, and tulip vases. I didn’t find any dessert tongs, only one cake stand that I wasn’t crazy about, and… Continue reading A New Addition

England, Food, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats

Toast and Tea

The weather in Maine this past weekend was spectacular! Not too hot, not too cold, but just right. I enjoyed tea outside more than I have in a long time. One day, I just wanted a simple toast and tea out on the deck and I had everything I needed to accomplish that: I had… Continue reading Toast and Tea

Food, Tea, Tea Treats

Hot Tea. Hot Weather.

When the temperatures are toasty, a hot beverage isn’t the preferred choice of liquid. But even when it’s in the 90ºF/30ºC range like it has been the last couple of days, I still like to enjoy at least ONE cup of hot tea. Yesterday, before the heat moved in, I enjoyed some Yorkshire Tea out… Continue reading Hot Tea. Hot Weather.