Tea, Tea Accessories, Tradition

Pfaltzgraff Winterberry Collection

My small Pfaltzgraff Winterberry dinnerware and tea ware collection started with a single mug brought from the old Linen N' Things stores many years ago. I love the traditional, original berry vine and not some of the new variations. I have shown GREAT restraint over the years by not ordering every piece of the collection.… Continue reading Pfaltzgraff Winterberry Collection

Loose Tea, Tea, Tradition

National Hot Tea Month

Although I consider every month National Hot Tea Month, January is the "official" time given to enjoy the comforting brew. Why not take this opportunity to try a new tea or experience it for the first time. If you're a green tea drinker, try out something polar opposite, like a Pu-erh. If you're strictly an… Continue reading National Hot Tea Month

Family, History, Tea, Tradition

Tea and My Mom

My mother fell in the kitchen of her apartment the week before Thanksgiving. Luckily, her injuries were not life-threatening, but she did sustain a hairline fracture of her pelvis. She has been in some pain and is still in the rehabilitation area of the hospital back in NY. Since she's 85 years young, any fall… Continue reading Tea and My Mom