Comforting, Food, Loose Tea, Scotland, Tea

Daffodils & Oatcakes

After a long day of yard work and helping my husband move boards for our deck redo, it was high time for some tea! I was excited to finally see my old daffodils are starting to bloom. So, I cut a few to add a touch of color. They're called 'Smokey Bear' and I bought… Continue reading Daffodils & Oatcakes

Comforting, Scotland, Tea

Summer Tea Time on the Dock

With the humidity finally breaking, I enjoyed a wonderfully, serene tea down on the dock. My (badly) hand-painted, black wooden tray served as the base for some Scottish breakfast tea in my Tain pottery teapot. Then I mixed it up (I’m such a rebel!) and used the vibrant orange plate that matches the little flower… Continue reading Summer Tea Time on the Dock

England, Food, Loose Tea, Scotland, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats

Tea of The Month Club

I love tea. I love black tea. I love British and Scottish tea, so it was only natural I signed up for the Tea Time Club out of the UK for three months. It’s expensive, I don’t care. 🙂 It makes me happy. I received my first beautifully packaged box from the UK for January… Continue reading Tea of The Month Club

Comforting, Food, Loose Tea, Scones, Scotland, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats, Tradition

Highland Tea

As has become my annual tradition after attending each Maine Highland Games, I buy some scones and tea at the games and enjoy them thoroughly the next day at home with my Tain Pottery with the Glenaldie thistle pattern. I showed GREAT restraint at the one vendor that always shows up with the mother lode… Continue reading Highland Tea