It has been a very cold January here in Maine. The bitter temperatures mean the desire to remain cozy and warm inside are strong. This past weekend I whipped up some Cinnamon Pecan scones from my last box of King Arthur Baking mixes. What a wonderful mix! The scent of cinnamon wafted through the house… Continue reading Cozy Cinnamon
I’d be remiss if I did not recognize National Shortbread Day today! Walkers is the best in my opinion. At least they were today with some Yorkshire tea in my beautiful new (used) Burleigh tea cup.
On this final day of 2021, the weather Gods were smiling with sunny, warm temperatures. After a brisk, but clumsy walk in the snow in the woods, I settled down on the back deck sitting in the sun with my friends the ducks! For some reason this winter, the ducks have gathered en mass along… Continue reading Tea With Ducks
Sometime’s you’ll see something for sale in an Instagram ad that makes you pause, explore it, then immediately purchase. This was one of those times. An adorable little chocolate cardinal leaped out of my screen. It was so cute I said “awww” out loud. At least I’m pretty sure I did. After exploring, I discovered… Continue reading Tea and Truffles
Diet? What diet? Scones in bed? Why not? The weather outside was frightful, but the sweets inside were delightful. Because the weather forecast for Saturday sounded nasty with freezing rain and ice, I whipped up some Spiced Eggnog scone dough the previous night, chilled in the fridge overnight, and baked them Saturday morning. The scone… Continue reading Tray of Scones