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.

England, Food, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats

Daisies and Biscuits

We’re having typical July weather, even for Maine in the northeastern United States. Hot, hazy and humid. I still try to enjoy my hot tea outside, but usually only in the morning before the sun heats up the deck. My roses bushes are between blooms right now, but the lovely, white daisies are in full… Continue reading Daisies and Biscuits

England, Family, History, Scones, Tea, Tea Accessories

Understated Celebration

As Queen Elizabeth II and her family celebrate her 70 years on the British throne with massive parties and festivities in the UK, I opted for a simple show of respect for the monarch here across the pond. My late mum adored the Queen. They were the same age and my mother had a tremendous… Continue reading Understated Celebration

Comforting, Food, Holiday, Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Treats

More Tea and Truffles!

I love my friend Deb back in NY, and it’s not just because she sends me such yummy things, but that she thinks enough of me to take the time to do it. I’m not worthy, but OH, do I enjoy the goodies. As a single woman in my 30’s back in NY, Deb and… Continue reading More Tea and Truffles!