Food, Tea, Tea Treats

Pumpkin Muffins & Chai

Pumpkin muffins and French Vanilla chai tea: Could this BE any fallier? I whipped up a batch of my favorite, and easiest muffins (recipe below). They pair perfectly with Twinings chai tea on this cloudy, rainy Sunday morning. #autumnflavor #pumpkin #muffins #fall #chai 2-Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins MAKES: 12 muffins INGREDIENTS 1 (15.25 oz.) Box Dunkin… Continue reading Pumpkin Muffins & Chai

Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats

Labor Day Morning

Originally conceived by America’s labor unions in 1894 as a testament to their cause, Labor Day is now seen as the last long weekend of summer rather than a day for political organizing. I’m no different. During what is my busiest time of year at work, I welcome the day off to rest and reload… Continue reading Labor Day Morning

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

An Early Taste of Fall

After a string of sunny, steamy days with temperatures in the 90’s and humidity pegged off the charts, we’re experiencing a brief, but welcome cool down for a day or two here on the stream. With highs only in the 60’s today it certainly brings a feel of fall to the air. The cloudy, but… Continue reading An Early Taste of Fall

Food, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats

Blueberries and Hydrangeas

August is wild blueberry season here in Maine. The maintenance of the fields and the harvesting of these small, delectable berries is very labor intensive. So, when I saw fresh berries suddenly available at the local market, I was glad to buy a pint and support our local farmers. I decided to bake some blueberry… Continue reading Blueberries and Hydrangeas

Food, Holiday, Scones, Tea, Tea Treats

They Can’t All Be Gems

Instagram is a lot of things. It’s inspirational due to all the beautiful photos, scenes, and settings. But it’s also highly intimidating. I don’t have the perfect outdoor furniture and I’m not an expert at lighting or photography. I do my best with what I have here in rural Maine. I baked some blueberry sour… Continue reading They Can’t All Be Gems