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I am purposefully seeking ways to add a little more peace, joy and fun in my life; that's why I started this tea story.

Currently I am searching for a new supplier for my tea. So I’m visiting websites and ordering different blends every month. I’ll be posting about my finds along with my visits to tea rooms.

It’s always the perfect time for a cup of tea. Won’t you join me?

Category Archives: Tea Reads

The Beauty of Our Surroundings

Tea time is a chance to slow down, pull back and appreciate our surroundings. 

– Letitia Baldridge

This is the scene at the Huntsville Botanical Garden in their Conservatory where I recently held an afternoon tea. I had to stop before the guests arrived to soak in the beauty of the room and the day.

What beauty do you see in your surroundings today?

Autumn Air

“For as long as she could remember, she had thought that autumn air went well with books, that the two both somehow belonged with blankets, comfortable armchairs, and big cups of coffee or tea.” ― Katarina Bivald Continue Reading

Stolen Moments

“But I try to steal other moments. Sometimes I get up very early in the morning and enjoy a quiet house and cup of tea before the craziness begins. Other times, I’ll take a quick walk on the beach. You can find peace in a few minutes.” — Cindy Crawford Continue Reading

Teatime for the Firefly

This historical novel is set in the Indian state of Assam.  (You’ve heard of Assam tea?  This is where it comes from.)  The story is exotic and foreign, yet still a familiar tale of young love and adventure.  Our heroine, Layla, is a strong , independent Hindu woman facing dramatic societal and personal upheaval… and… Continue Reading