Loose Tea, Scotland, Tea, Tea rooms

Campfire In a Cup

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

Comforting, Tea, Tea Accessories

Fall Flower and Tea

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

Comforting, Food, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats

Unexpected Gifts from Friends

Every once in awhile, a friend does something special that makes one smile. Yesterday's mail provided one of those wonderful surprises. My great friend back in NY sent me some Russian Caravan tea and some Swedish shortbread cookies she picked up at a Scandinavian Festival she and her husband attended last weekend. They were accompanied… Continue reading Unexpected Gifts from Friends

Comforting, Family, Tea

A Memory Tea

It was a sad tea I had today. I finally made myself sit down and write something about my sister Dori to either read, or have read, at her memorial service this coming weekend. I grabbed the photographs I had pulled out of old photo albums, a pot of Pu-erh tea and my Thistle tea… Continue reading A Memory Tea