I inherited my great-grandmother’s silver tea set from my aunt. I realized the other day I hadn’t used it in awhile and decided to set up a wee photo shoot out on the deck. I did the best to give the silver a quick polish. It’s not perfect, and it never will be again. I … Continue reading Rustic Elegance
My small Pfaltzgraff Winterberry dinnerware and tea ware collection started with a single mug brought from the old Linen N’ Things stores many years ago. I love the traditional, original berry vine and not some of the new variations. I have shown GREAT restraint over the years by not ordering every piece of the collection. … Continue reading Pfaltzgraff Winterberry Collection
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
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!
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