England, Food, History, Holiday, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tradition

A Vintage Easter Egg Tea

My husband has many items in a china cabinet that belonged to his parents and grandparents. I chose this Easter to use one of the prized heirlooms for my morning tea. The main purpose of this tea was to try out my shiny, new steel egg topper set on soft boiled eggs. My last (and… Continue reading A Vintage Easter Egg Tea

Bag Tea, Comforting, England, Food, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats, Tradition

British tea? Yes, please!

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!

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

Comforting, Food, Loose Tea, Tea, Tradition

Reward Tea

We held our eighth annual brain aneurysm awareness event yesterday. After months and months of work and planning, the event went off without a hitch. Well, except for two tent tragedies (it was a tad windy on the coast). A very long day and a lot of standing and running around always means I'm exhausted… Continue reading Reward Tea

Comforting, Family, Food, History, Holiday, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats, Tradition

Comforts of Home

It is now past Christmas and I didn't do any christmas tea photo shoots. I DID enjoy tea very often and did overeat, however. I just didn't record it for posterity. After a very busy first week back at work after the holiday break, I found myself sickly on the weekend. My dear husband offered to… Continue reading Comforts of Home