A Beautiful Description of the English Afternoon Tea

A Beautiful Description of the English Afternoon Tea

From my current read, Rebecca, a Gothic Romance written in the 1930s. The heroine, banished from her former life for reasons still unknown, reminisces about the rituals of old. “Here I think of half-past four at Manderley, and the table drawn before the library...
The Way to Tea–A Book Review

The Way to Tea–A Book Review

I first learned of Jennifer Sauer’s book subtitled: “Your Adventure Guide to San Francisco Tea Culture” days after returning from my own San Francisco walking-tea tour. I would have really enjoyed using this book as my guide instead! Ms....
A Few Inspirational Tea Quotes for Your Weekend

A Few Inspirational Tea Quotes for Your Weekend

Last night, I crawled into bed close to 11:30pm. I curled up with my book-light and latest Tea Read, Tea Celebrations by Alexandra Stoddard. Mrs. Stoddard’s written many books about personal style, beautiful living, and the art of everyday graces. Here’s a...
A Touch of Beauty for Your Friday

A Touch of Beauty for Your Friday

I read a book this week to my two youngest children (ages 6 and 9) with illustrations that took my breath away. Even with the limitations of blogs when it comes to sharing art, I wanted to share some of it with you. I found the illustrations in the book Cupid and...
How to Take Tea with Jane Austen

How to Take Tea with Jane Austen

Read the book by Kim Wilson or Take the Tea in London Tour with Denise LeCroy Granted, Austen did not live in London but her brother did and this allowed Jane to take advantage of London’s shopping! You could do the same. Denise LeCroy, the tour’s...
‘Tea’ is for Hobbits

‘Tea’ is for Hobbits

One of the incredible pluses of schooling my children at home is taking the time to read novels aloud. I try to incorporate them with the time of history we’re studying, but feeling a little tired of Ancient Egypt and Greece stories, we decided to switch gears...