Comforting, Food, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats

Unexpected Gifts from Friends

Every once in awhile, a friend does something special that makes one smile. Yesterday's mail provided one of those wonderful surprises. My great friend back in NY sent me some Russian Caravan tea and some Swedish shortbread cookies she picked up at a Scandinavian Festival she and her husband attended last weekend. They were accompanied… Continue reading Unexpected Gifts from Friends

Comforting, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tradition

Old and New for Tea

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. Yes, that's what a bride uses on her wedding day, but I realized I incorporated all of those elements today with a small tea out on the deck. The Something Old: The teacup and saucer I used is one of a set of four I was given… Continue reading Old and New for Tea