Today is Christmas Eve. I don’t have to work. We ARE going to have a White Christmas. We don’t need to go anywhere and we’re both healthy. I don’t think we could ask for anything else in 2021. Winter has settled in “nicely” here in Maine with snow and ice and very chilly temperatures. Hot… Continue reading A Christmas Gnome & Tea
After a string of sunny, steamy days with temperatures in the 90’s and humidity pegged off the charts, we’re experiencing a brief, but welcome cool down for a day or two here on the stream. With highs only in the 60’s today it certainly brings a feel of fall to the air. The cloudy, but… Continue reading An Early Taste of Fall
After a relatively mild day Saturday, a very chilly, but sunny Sunday morning greeted us with a thin glaze of ice on the stream and dozens of ducks. The sunshine certainly brightened up ones mood, but it was my choice of tea and tea ware that warmed my heart with fond memories of our trips… Continue reading Scottish Sunday
Just because Christmas is over, it doesn't mean the winterberries need to disappear.
I first discovered the eteaket website while doing a web search for tea rooms in Scotland possibly two or three years ago. It looked like a fascinating store, a lovely tea room, and some wonderful teas and treats to select from. I visited their website regularly, and followed their Twitter account, and looked forward to… Continue reading Eteaket: Rekindling Britain’s Love Affair with Proper Leaf Tea