History, Scotland, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea rooms, Tea Treats, Travel

The Tea Year in Review

This past year, I've been blessed to have enjoyed tea, not only in my own back yard, but in the UK again as Dave and I took our long-delayed honeymoon to York, UK and finally to the beautiful country of Scotland. Definitely a highlight, Scotland afforded me the opportunity to meet fellow tea people and… Continue reading The Tea Year in Review

Tea, Travel

London is Calling, but There’s NO TEA!

I had a VERY vivid dream last night that Dave and I moved to London. The country. Across the big pond as they say. Dave and I spent 5 days in London in 2012 and I was really surprised at how much I loved the city, but moving there was something I had never considered.… Continue reading London is Calling, but There’s NO TEA!

Food, Loose Tea, Scotland, Tea, Tea Treats

Wimbledon Tea

Because I'm here in the states, my only connection to the Wimbledon Men's Tennis Finals this morning is via television, my iPad and my love of all things British/Scottish. So, as we say here in the states, I had "Breakfast at Wimbledon" in my own fashion and settled in to cheer on Andy Murray. Using… Continue reading Wimbledon Tea

Loose Tea, Scotland, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats, Travel

Tea Souvenirs? Yes, Please!

Because our trip to the UK was cut short last year and we never even made it to Scotland and I only came back with a mug, I wanted to make sure I picked up some tea souvenirs in York, England and Scotland. I think I picked up nice representations of both spots with the… Continue reading Tea Souvenirs? Yes, Please!

Food, History, Scones, Tea, Tea rooms, Travel

When in York, One MUST Visit Bettys!

After recommendations by two tea people and a gentlemen on a train in London, I knew I had to visit Bettys during our recent trip to York, England. Who am I to argue with such respected counsel? We have been planning this trip to York for several years after a few delays, and we even… Continue reading When in York, One MUST Visit Bettys!