Food, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats

Tea Time on the Dock

I enjoyed a stunning, Sunday morning with some tea down on our lower dock. Some wonderful Celtic Cottage tea, some very crumbly blueberry coffee cake I made last night and some s single peony bloom from the garden. Reading the latest issue of Victoria Magazine always takes me to another time & place, then I… Continue reading Tea Time on the Dock

Tea with a view over-looking the stream.
Comforting, Loose Tea, Scotland, Tea, Tea rooms, Travel

First Tea Outside

Finally, a warm, sunny weekend to enjoy some tea outside. The first for this year. We had only one lawn chair out so I grabbed that and strategically placed it in a sunny spot on the deck. Trees and bushes are JUST starting to get spring buds and the grass is starting to green up… Continue reading First Tea Outside

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October Tea on the Deck

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

Comforting, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea rooms

A Brioche Tea

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

Comforting, Family, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea rooms

A Thoughtful Tea

My cousin Rae had lunch at the White Oak Tea Tavern near her home in Virginia and thought of me. She graciously bought and mailed me a tin of their lovely tea along with a heartfelt note written on a tea-themed card. Does she know me, or what? If I ever get to Virginia again,… Continue reading A Thoughtful Tea