Comforting, England, Family, History, Loose Tea, Scones, Tea, Tea Treats, Travel

An Unintended Memorial

It’s a cloudy but warm Saturday. Rain is forecast, so I whipped up some cinnamon scone dough last night from a recipe I saw in the latest issue of Tea Time Magazine. Then I baked them this morning. I really should do that more often! What a nice treat to have freshly baked scones this… Continue reading An Unintended Memorial

Comforting, Loose Tea, Scotland, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea rooms, Travel

Scottish Sunday

After a relatively mild day Saturday, a very chilly, but sunny Sunday morning greeted us with a thin glaze of ice on the stream and dozens of ducks. The sunshine certainly brightened up ones mood, but it was my choice of tea and tea ware that warmed my heart with fond memories of our trips… Continue reading Scottish Sunday

Bag Tea, England, History, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea rooms, Travel

Fortnum Favorite

Sometime's a tea can evoke a feeling or memory and the Fortmason blend tea from Fortnum & Mason does that for me. My first exposure to Fortnum & Mason was in 2002. My then boyfriend and I were on our first trip to Disney World in Florida. Upon visiting Epcot, the UK exhibit called my… Continue reading Fortnum Favorite

History, Scotland, Tea, Tea Accessories, Tea rooms, Tea Treats, Travel

The Tea Year in Review

This past year, I've been blessed to have enjoyed tea, not only in my own back yard, but in the UK again as Dave and I took our long-delayed honeymoon to York, UK and finally to the beautiful country of Scotland. Definitely a highlight, Scotland afforded me the opportunity to meet fellow tea people and… Continue reading The Tea Year in Review

Comforting, Food, Scones, Scotland, Tea, Tea rooms, Tea Treats, Travel

Forsyth’s Tea Room

On our last day in Edinburgh, we finally made it to this little, out-of-the-way tea room down Chalmer's Close. It's a small, narrow, two-room tea room with mis-matched furniture, tea ware, and fabrics, but it's so charming you can't help but love it. We have seen a couple of YouTube videos on Forsyth's Tea Room… Continue reading Forsyth’s Tea Room