I love my strong, black teas and this Lapsang Souchong tea from the cozy eteaket tearoom and supplier in Scotland is a spectacular example of how the strength of a brew can transport you. Not only does it smell like a campfire is burning, the taste is as smooth as the smoke wafting through the… Continue reading Campfire In a Cup
When your co-worker, who just happens to be the flower manager, gives you a beautiful teacup and some tea, well...one must have tea with some flowers! This is THE first year these Phlox have actually flowered in my garden. I have discover I really don't care for their scent, but they are lush and pretty.… Continue reading Fall Flower and Tea
Every fall I work harder, lose more sleep, get more stressed, and generally poop out of doing anything else rewarding. Tea, however, is my little refuge amongst all of the chaos that is the "catalog season". On those rare weekends when the weather isn't too brisk & windy and the sun is out, you'll find… Continue reading October Tea on the Deck
I finally tore open the small envelope of Brioche loose tea I bought from American Tea Room. Tearing open the packet produced an aroma that grabs you like a warm, comforting hug! The description on the packet says: "As aromatic as a French patisserie, this black tea with almonds, cinnamon, and safflower blossoms is a… Continue reading A Brioche Tea
A comforting tea, a good book, some beautiful flowers on a glorious fall day. 'nuf said!