Most of the goodies I received as gifts for Christmas have already been consumed because I have absolutely no restraint. However, the lovely homemade jams my friend back in New York sends me are always a preserved treat I can linger with and savour later in the year. Okay, so it’s only a week after… Continue reading Holiday Jam
As I did last Christmas, I ordered up some adorable tea treats from The Cordial Cherry. This year they offered up Christmas Tea & Cakes chocolate truffles. Of course, the little teapot called my name. I’m always impressed with the small details and how lovely they area. Not to mention how tasty their chocolate is!… Continue reading Christmas Tea Treats
Scones for breakfast? Yes, please. My first scones of the fall. Blueberry sour cream scones with some Sunrise at Ogunquit Beach tea. Pulled out my fall Currier & Ives tray and cut a single, small hydrangea and some coleus. I haven’t quite reached the pumpkin spice train yet, but October is only a week away.
The weather in Maine this past weekend was spectacular! Not too hot, not too cold, but just right. I enjoyed tea outside more than I have in a long time. One day, I just wanted a simple toast and tea out on the deck and I had everything I needed to accomplish that: I had… Continue reading Toast and Tea
When the temperatures are toasty, a hot beverage isn’t the preferred choice of liquid. But even when it’s in the 90ºF/30ºC range like it has been the last couple of days, I still like to enjoy at least ONE cup of hot tea. Yesterday, before the heat moved in, I enjoyed some Yorkshire Tea out… Continue reading Hot Tea. Hot Weather.