Loose Tea, Scotland, Tea, Travel

A Touch & Taste of Scotland

There’s a wee bit o’ Scotland in the home office this morning. I brought out my lovely English-made, Duchess fine bone china teapot and cup purchased at the Maine Highland Games many years ago. The national emblem of Scotland, the delicate thistles painted on the china belie the vicious spines that cover and protect the… Continue reading A Touch & Taste of Scotland

England, History, Loose Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats, Travel

Springtime Memories

10 years ago this month, Dave and I enjoyed about 5 days exploring London, England and some of the surrounding areas. It was Dave’s second trip to London, but my first. Yes, we hit the usual tourist places, but I thoroughly enjoyed the epic history around every corner. Today I enjoyed some of my favorite… Continue reading Springtime Memories

Food, Tea, Tea Treats

Pumpkin Muffins & Chai

Pumpkin muffins and French Vanilla chai tea: Could this BE any fallier? I whipped up a batch of my favorite, and easiest muffins (recipe below). They pair perfectly with Twinings chai tea on this cloudy, rainy Sunday morning. #autumnflavor #pumpkin #muffins #fall #chai 2-Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins MAKES: 12 muffins INGREDIENTS 1 (15.25 oz.) Box Dunkin… Continue reading Pumpkin Muffins & Chai

Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats

Labor Day Morning

Originally conceived by America’s labor unions in 1894 as a testament to their cause, Labor Day is now seen as the last long weekend of summer rather than a day for political organizing. I’m no different. During what is my busiest time of year at work, I welcome the day off to rest and reload… Continue reading Labor Day Morning