Family, Holiday, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Accessories

Christmas Cups

Just three short days after our Thanksgiving holiday, the Christmas season is in full swing. I love this time of year for many reasons, but it's also wonderful to visit my old friends in the tea cabinet. This beauty was a gift from my niece. It's a Pfaltzgraff teacup and saucer from the Winterberry collection… Continue reading Christmas Cups

England, History, Tea, Tea Accessories

A New Addition

How many people actually find what they’re looking for when entering an antiques store? I never do, but I went into Antiques at 10 Mechanic in Camden with a short list: a cake stand, dessert tongs, and tulip vases. I didn’t find any dessert tongs, only one cake stand that I wasn’t crazy about, and… Continue reading A New Addition

Comforting, Food, Loose Tea, Scones, Tea, Tea Treats

First Scones of Fall

Scones for breakfast? Yes, please. My first scones of the fall. Blueberry sour cream scones with some Sunrise at Ogunquit Beach tea. Pulled out my fall Currier & Ives tray and cut a single, small hydrangea and some coleus. I haven’t quite reached the pumpkin spice train yet, but October is only a week away.

Food, Tea, Tea Treats

Hot Tea. Hot Weather.

When the temperatures are toasty, a hot beverage isn’t the preferred choice of liquid. But even when it’s in the 90ºF/30ºC range like it has been the last couple of days, I still like to enjoy at least ONE cup of hot tea. Yesterday, before the heat moved in, I enjoyed some Yorkshire Tea out… Continue reading Hot Tea. Hot Weather.