Holiday, Tea

Tea With Ducks

On this final day of 2021, the weather Gods were smiling with sunny, warm temperatures. After a brisk, but clumsy walk in the snow in the woods, I settled down on the back deck sitting in the sun with my friends the ducks! For some reason this winter, the ducks have gathered en mass along… Continue reading Tea With Ducks

Comforting, Food, Holiday, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats

A Christmas Gnome & Tea

Today is Christmas Eve. I don’t have to work. We ARE going to have a White Christmas. We don’t need to go anywhere and we’re both healthy. I don’t think we could ask for anything else in 2021. Winter has settled in “nicely” here in Maine with snow and ice and very chilly temperatures. Hot… Continue reading A Christmas Gnome & Tea

Comforting, Food, Holiday, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats

Tea and Truffles

Sometime’s you’ll see something for sale in an Instagram ad that makes you pause, explore it, then immediately purchase. This was one of those times. An adorable little chocolate cardinal leaped out of my screen. It was so cute I said “awww” out loud. At least I’m pretty sure I did. After exploring, I discovered… Continue reading Tea and Truffles

Comforting, Food, Holiday, Scones, Tea, Tea Treats

Tray of Scones

Diet? What diet? Scones in bed? Why not? The weather outside was frightful, but the sweets inside were delightful. Because the weather forecast for Saturday sounded nasty with freezing rain and ice, I whipped up some Spiced Eggnog scone dough the previous night, chilled in the fridge overnight, and baked them Saturday morning. The scone… Continue reading Tray of Scones

Comforting, Food, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats

Chai, Berries, Tea Bread

Hello tea followers! I haven’t posted in awhile. Not for lack of enjoying tea, but lack of energy and ambition after my annual busy 5 months of catalog creation. As the days get shorter and cooler, all the warm spices of fall and winter are out in force. The leaves have made their finally plunge… Continue reading Chai, Berries, Tea Bread