England, Food, History, Holiday, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tradition

A Vintage Easter Egg Tea

My husband has many items in a china cabinet that belonged to his parents and grandparents. I chose this Easter to use one of the prized heirlooms for my morning tea. The main purpose of this tea was to try out my shiny, new steel egg topper set on soft boiled eggs. My last (and… Continue reading A Vintage Easter Egg Tea

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

Family, Holiday, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats

Tea Gifties for Christmas

I scored some lovely tea gifties for my birthday and for Christmas. My sister Rhonda, got me a beautiful small white tea pot with infuser, as well as a terrific mug that has the words "Tea Time" on it. She had wanted to get the words "with Heidi" hand-painted on it as well, but ran… Continue reading Tea Gifties for Christmas

Family, History, Tea, Tradition

Tea and My Mom

My mother fell in the kitchen of her apartment the week before Thanksgiving. Luckily, her injuries were not life-threatening, but she did sustain a hairline fracture of her pelvis. She has been in some pain and is still in the rehabilitation area of the hospital back in NY. Since she's 85 years young, any fall… Continue reading Tea and My Mom