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

Christmas Tea Treats

As I did last Christmas, I ordered up some adorable tea treats from The Cordial Cherry. This year they offered up Christmas Tea & Cakes chocolate truffles. Of course, the little teapot called my name. I’m always impressed with the small details and how lovely they area. Not to mention how tasty their chocolate is!… Continue reading Christmas Tea Treats

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, Family, History, Scones, Tea, Tea Accessories

Understated Celebration

As Queen Elizabeth II and her family celebrate her 70 years on the British throne with massive parties and festivities in the UK, I opted for a simple show of respect for the monarch here across the pond. My late mum adored the Queen. They were the same age and my mother had a tremendous… Continue reading Understated Celebration

England, Loose Tea, Scones, Tea, Tea Accessories

My Latest (Expensive) Collection

I first noticed Cornishware® on Instagram where the fabulous, clean blue & and white stripes caught my eye. The blue is the color of a summer sky or the rousing waves of the ocean. Either way…it caught my eye…and my interest. The more I learned about how they make and decorate this cookware, the more… Continue reading My Latest (Expensive) Collection