Comforting, Scones, Tea

Easter Tea

With brilliant pastel shades as my theme, I enjoyed sweet treats and some Russian Caravan tea served in a delightfully floral teacup. Blueberry scones, made from a mix from Stonewall Kitchen here in Maine and some lovely mini lemon tarts. Easter wouldn't be complete without a shout-out to my past with some spicy jelly beans.… Continue reading Easter Tea

Food, Holiday, Scones, Tea Treats

Highland Scones

Another goody I found in the September/October issue of Tea Time Magazine was an advertisement for Highland Gourmet Scones. All three of those words appealed to me! Highland (tells me there is a Celtic or Scottish element) Gourmet (means high quality or skilled preparation) Scones ('nuff said. They're SCONES, people!) Technically, they had me at… Continue reading Highland Scones

Comforting, Food, Health, Loose Tea, Scones, Scotland, Tea, Tea Accessories

What the Doctor Ordered

While I am recovering from brain surgery on my un-ruptured brain aneurysm, tea gives me something to look forward to on a daily basis. I know it's a habit that won't harm me and one that will encourage and enlighten me during this process. Tea is comfort food to me. So, after pretty much exhausting… Continue reading What the Doctor Ordered

Comforting, Holiday, Loose Tea, Scones, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats, Tradition

Christmas Tea 2012

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Sweets galore, colder temps and beautiful Christmas decorations. All of the perfect elements for a lovely tea. I baked some fresh apple cinnamon scones from a recipe I found online on the King Arthur Flour website. Unfortunately, I was unable to find white course sugar, so I… Continue reading Christmas Tea 2012

Comforting, Food, Holiday, Scones, Tea, Tea rooms, Tea Treats, Travel

Tea By the Snowy Sea

Unlike many people who live in cities where tea shops and events are within walking distance, or a short drive, we in rural Maine don't have the luxury. As with most things, unless you live in one of the bigger cities or towns, one must drive some distances to enjoy the finer things in life… Continue reading Tea By the Snowy Sea