Comforting, Food, Tea, Tea Treats

Johnny Cake, Tea and a Blizzard

Seeing how we're snowed in due to the big snow storm of 2013, it was a perfect time to bake some good old fashioned comfort food. One of the comfort foods from my family is Johnny Cake. Johnny cake was originally called "Journey Cake" by early settlers and Native Americans because it traveled well. They… Continue reading Johnny Cake, Tea and a Blizzard

Comforting, Holiday, Loose Tea, Scones, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats, Tradition

Christmas Tea 2012

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Sweets galore, colder temps and beautiful Christmas decorations. All of the perfect elements for a lovely tea. I baked some fresh apple cinnamon scones from a recipe I found online on the King Arthur Flour website. Unfortunately, I was unable to find white course sugar, so I… Continue reading Christmas Tea 2012

Comforting, Food, Holiday, Scones, Tea, Tea rooms, Tea Treats, Travel

Tea By the Snowy Sea

Unlike many people who live in cities where tea shops and events are within walking distance, or a short drive, we in rural Maine don't have the luxury. As with most things, unless you live in one of the bigger cities or towns, one must drive some distances to enjoy the finer things in life… Continue reading Tea By the Snowy Sea

Comforting, Food, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats

Working at Home Tea

Well, if I have to work on a Sunday at home, then I'll try to make it as enjoyable as I can with a lovely tea, some home made pumpkin muffins, a view, and an open window. All of which I can't get in the office. I grabbed a couple of muffins, which were the… Continue reading Working at Home Tea

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

Wee Scottish Tea

After having a lovely day yesterday at the Maine Highland Games, I gathered up some items for a nice Scottish tea out on the deck this morning. It was a beautiful morning too! Click image below for more photos. I selected the thistle teapot, cup & saucer that I bought at the highland games many… Continue reading Wee Scottish Tea