Comforting, England, Loose Tea, Tea

Cottage Book Tea

One of my favorite things to do on a weekend morning this time of year is to sit outside on the deck, sip some tea, and read or look through my favorite books and magazines. We’re having an unusually warm spell here in Maine for the end of May. Now that the humidity has lifted,… Continue reading Cottage Book Tea

Comforting, Food, Health, Loose Tea, Tea

A Cup of Sea

A Cup of Sea? Is that a typo Heidi? Why, no it’s not. One of my Instagram friends, photographer @tea_on_the_trail touted a strong, earthy tea using seaweed. My interest was peaked. Upon investigation, I was shocked and a little embarrassed to discover the tea she was reviewing is from right here in Maine! I should… Continue reading A Cup of Sea

Comforting, Health, Tea

But There ARE Perks

During this pandemic, many people are out of work, working in very difficult circumstances/atmospheres, or working at home while teaching their children at the same time. I'm one of those lucky ones who still gets to do her job at home. 40 hours a week. The struggle isn't that overwhelming. It's difficult, uncomfortable at times,… Continue reading But There ARE Perks

Comforting, Food, Tea Treats

Fruits, Flowers, and Friends During a Pandemic

When we FINALLY have a sunny, none-windy day with temperatures in the 60’s here in Maine, one MUST take tea outside. Blue skies, flowers, and tea Luckily, during our self-isolation during this pandemic, I had all the ingredients on hand to whip up a batch of blueberry muffins after reading a recipe on Inspired Taste.… Continue reading Fruits, Flowers, and Friends During a Pandemic

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

A Rose by Any Other Name

After adding a perennial favorite tea to my online shopping cart at world-famous Fortnum & Mason in London, I soon discovered a new tea I was dying to try. Rose Pouchong tea combines two of my favorite things: tea and roses. Fortnum & Mason's Rose Pouchong tea By interleaving rose petals with black tea as… Continue reading A Rose by Any Other Name