England, Loose Tea, Scones, Tea, Tea Accessories

My Latest (Expensive) Collection

I first noticed Cornishware® on Instagram where the fabulous, clean blue & and white stripes caught my eye. The blue is the color of a summer sky or the rousing waves of the ocean. Either way…it caught my eye…and my interest. The more I learned about how they make and decorate this cookware, the more… Continue reading My Latest (Expensive) Collection

Family, Food, History, Irish, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats, Tradition

Rustic Elegance

I inherited my great-grandmother’s silver tea set from my aunt. I realized the other day I hadn’t used it in awhile and decided to set up a wee photo shoot out on the deck. I did the best to give the silver a quick polish. It’s not perfect, and it never will be again. I… Continue reading Rustic Elegance

Holiday, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats, Travel, Video

Christmas Tea

Yesterday I enjoyed a cozy tea in front of our Christmas tea using my Platzgraff 'Winterberry' teapot. Saturday I baked several dozen low-fat cookies and scooped up a few of those as well. They were quite tasty, if I do say so myself! The tea of choice was Bigelow Tea's 'Earl Grey' loose tea which… Continue reading Christmas Tea