England, History, Tea

Tea and Tennis

For a change of scenery, I decided my morning tea warranted a visit to the side deck. I'm blessed to have two lovely decks to enjoy. One is in the shade all day, the other gets serious mid-day and afternoon sun. This side deck faces the old, weed-filled garden in the distance, a section of… Continue reading Tea and Tennis

Bag Tea, England, History, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea rooms, Travel

Fortnum Favorite

Sometime's a tea can evoke a feeling or memory and the Fortmason blend tea from Fortnum & Mason does that for me. My first exposure to Fortnum & Mason was in 2002. My then boyfriend and I were on our first trip to Disney World in Florida. Upon visiting Epcot, the UK exhibit called my… Continue reading Fortnum Favorite

History, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats

Japanese Soldiers (with Tea)

Although my soft boiled egg wasn't as soft as I had hoped to have good dipping with my toast soldiers, they were all very tasty. I am still loving my egg cups! The top came off easily and the egg came slipping out of the shell when I got down to it. I enjoyed fresh… Continue reading Japanese Soldiers (with Tea)

England, Food, History, Holiday, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tradition

A Vintage Easter Egg Tea

My husband has many items in a china cabinet that belonged to his parents and grandparents. I chose this Easter to use one of the prized heirlooms for my morning tea. The main purpose of this tea was to try out my shiny, new steel egg topper set on soft boiled eggs. My last (and… Continue reading A Vintage Easter Egg Tea

History, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea rooms, Travel

Yorkshire Tea Time

In 2013 my husband and I spent 3 days in the beautiful and historic city of York, England before heading north to Scotland. When planning our trip to Scotland, we wanted to get a brief taste of another part of England away from London, which we visited the previous year for a week. While doing… Continue reading Yorkshire Tea Time