Loose Tea, Tea, Tea Accessories

Pu-Erh and Peonies

Oh, how I DO love my summer Saturday morning tea on the deck. Even on gray days, as long as it's not pouring and the winds aren't whipping, I'm there. With early summer flowers starting to appear in the garden, some floral scent and color adds to the display. Our peonies are blooming. Although battered… Continue reading Pu-Erh and Peonies

Comforting, Food, Irish, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea Treats

Tea & Croissant for One, Please

On this first Saturday of summer, a fluffy croissant caught my eye. Meaning it called my name and there was no way I was leaving the baked goods section without it. Here is the rundown of today's festivities: I used my bone china Allyn Nelson Collection with the Summer Rose pattern. All made in England.… Continue reading Tea & Croissant for One, Please

Food, Irish, Loose Tea, Tea

A Touch of Pink

We FINALLY had a warm, sunny day on a weekend where I could enjoy tea outside on the deck. It has been a horribly cloudy, rain-filled month of May here in central Maine. I cut some wee pink wild flowers (some may call them weeds) from the yard and pulled out my favorite teapot and… Continue reading A Touch of Pink

Comforting, Food, Loose Tea, Scotland, Tea

Daffodils & Oatcakes

After a long day of yard work and helping my husband move boards for our deck redo, it was high time for some tea! I was excited to finally see my old daffodils are starting to bloom. So, I cut a few to add a touch of color. They're called 'Smokey Bear' and I bought… Continue reading Daffodils & Oatcakes

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