England, Holiday, Loose Tea, Scones, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats

A Simple Scone and Cuppa

I was thinking ahead on a Friday night and made myself some scones in anticipation of their enjoyment the following day. I should do this more often. Although it was difficult to not devour half of the scones after baking them the previous night, it was a welcome reward after an exhausting trip to the… Continue reading A Simple Scone and Cuppa

Food, History, Holiday, Loose Tea, Tea

The Colonial Colors of Independence

Today is the 244th birthday of the United State of America. The United States of America was founded in 1776 when the Declaration of Independence was signed. The Declaration explained why the Thirteen Colonies at war with the Kingdom of Great Britain regarded themselves as thirteen independent sovereign states, no longer under British rule. We… Continue reading The Colonial Colors of Independence

Bag Tea, England, History, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea rooms, Travel

Fortnum Favorite

Sometime's a tea can evoke a feeling or memory and the Fortmason blend tea from Fortnum & Mason does that for me. My first exposure to Fortnum & Mason was in 2002. My then boyfriend and I were on our first trip to Disney World in Florida. Upon visiting Epcot, the UK exhibit called my… Continue reading Fortnum Favorite

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Teapot Cookie Tea

In my opinion, nothing goes better with a hot cup of tea than a good old-fashioned shortbread cookie. So what could be more fitting than to have a shortbread cookie that has a teapot stamp on it! I give credit to my Twitter friend Jean and her Delightful Repast blog. She had a post with… Continue reading Teapot Cookie Tea

Bag Tea, Food, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats

Tea of The Month Club #2

(See photos at end of post) My second of three deliveries from Love British Tea club arrived. It's a Welsh Tea this month with some things I've never tried before. The Welsh Breakfast tea has already taken up residence in my desk at the office and I've left the Royal Mint and Paned Pen Llyn… Continue reading Tea of The Month Club #2