Food, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats

Autumnal Tea

With this lovely warm weather we have been experiencing here in Maine, I just had to enjoy another tea outside. But before all of that happened, I baked up some Snickerdoodle Bars, gathered some colorful leaves, and cut the few remaining roses from my shrub rose bushes. Loose Scottish Breakfast tea was the brew of… Continue reading Autumnal Tea

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

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

Celtic Themed Tea

I am sure I've posted FAR too many "Celtic Themed" teas, but I canna help myself. After baking up some mint-chocolate cookies using my Celtic designed cookie press, I grabbed some Celtic Cottage tea from Trail Lodge Teas. Of course, I had to use my Tain Pottery Scottish teapot, teacup and saucer. Okay, so the… Continue reading Celtic Themed Tea

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

Unexpected Gifts from Friends

Every once in awhile, a friend does something special that makes one smile. Yesterday's mail provided one of those wonderful surprises. My great friend back in NY sent me some Russian Caravan tea and some Swedish shortbread cookies she picked up at a Scandinavian Festival she and her husband attended last weekend. They were accompanied… Continue reading Unexpected Gifts from Friends

Comforting, Food, Holiday, Tea, Tea Treats

4th of July Tea & Cookies

It was a beautiful, summer morning for this year's 4th of July. Some tea and cookies on the deck were in order. I cut some rose blooms off one of my shrub roses. Enough to just make a wee bouquet. It's a shame all of the flowers on one stem don't bloom all at once.… Continue reading 4th of July Tea & Cookies