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, Tea, Tea Accessories

Fall Flower and Tea

When your co-worker, who just happens to be the flower manager, gives you a beautiful teacup and some tea, well...one must have tea with some flowers! This is THE first year these Phlox have actually flowered in my garden. I have discover I really don't care for their scent, but they are lush and pretty.… Continue reading Fall Flower and Tea

Food, Loose Tea, Scotland, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats

Celtic Themed Tea

I am sure I've posted FAR too many "Celtic Themed" teas, but I canna help myself. After baking up some mint-chocolate cookies using my Celtic designed cookie press, I grabbed some Celtic Cottage tea from Trail Lodge Teas. Of course, I had to use my Tain Pottery Scottish teapot, teacup and saucer. Okay, so the… Continue reading Celtic Themed Tea

Comforting, Food, Holiday, Tea, Tea Treats

4th of July Tea & Cookies

It was a beautiful, summer morning for this year's 4th of July. Some tea and cookies on the deck were in order. I cut some rose blooms off one of my shrub roses. Enough to just make a wee bouquet. It's a shame all of the flowers on one stem don't bloom all at once.… Continue reading 4th of July Tea & Cookies

Food, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats

Tea Time on the Dock

I enjoyed a stunning, Sunday morning with some tea down on our lower dock. Some wonderful Celtic Cottage tea, some very crumbly blueberry coffee cake I made last night and some s single peony bloom from the garden. Reading the latest issue of Victoria Magazine always takes me to another time & place, then I… Continue reading Tea Time on the Dock