Last year, I discovered Quantily & Co on Instagram. They are based in the UK and offer themed boxes of goodies from England, Ireland, Wales, and Scotland. I ordered up a Christmas themed box last year and a Scottish themed box. They are expensive, they take awhile to get here, but the goodies included are… Continue reading British tea? Yes, please!
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
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
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
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