Comforting, England, Loose Tea, Tea

Cottage Book Tea

One of my favorite things to do on a weekend morning this time of year is to sit outside on the deck, sip some tea, and read or look through my favorite books and magazines. We’re having an unusually warm spell here in Maine for the end of May. Now that the humidity has lifted,… Continue reading Cottage Book Tea

Comforting, Food, Health, Loose Tea, Tea

A Cup of Sea

A Cup of Sea? Is that a typo Heidi? Why, no it’s not. One of my Instagram friends, photographer @tea_on_the_trail touted a strong, earthy tea using seaweed. My interest was peaked. Upon investigation, I was shocked and a little embarrassed to discover the tea she was reviewing is from right here in Maine! I should… Continue reading A Cup of Sea

Comforting, Food, Tea Treats

Fruits, Flowers, and Friends During a Pandemic

When we FINALLY have a sunny, none-windy day with temperatures in the 60’s here in Maine, one MUST take tea outside. Blue skies, flowers, and tea Luckily, during our self-isolation during this pandemic, I had all the ingredients on hand to whip up a batch of blueberry muffins after reading a recipe on Inspired Taste.… Continue reading Fruits, Flowers, and Friends During a Pandemic

Food, Ireland, Irish, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats

Tea With All the Irish Stuff!

As St. Patrick's Day approaches, I always try to procure an Irish-style tea. However, in years past I realized I was seriously lacking on the Irish teaware front. Even while IN the actual countries of Ireland and Northern Ireland, I wasn't happy with the pottery I was finding. I came back empty-handed, but still with… Continue reading Tea With All the Irish Stuff!

Health, Tea

Tea on the Trails

I don’t get out much during the winter - literally! So, this year I am making efforts to enjoy winter a little more and avoid the dreaded cabin fever. We have a plot of land beside our property that is a wood lot and the landing place of yard/garden rubbish. A small trail is woven… Continue reading Tea on the Trails