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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

Tea with the Queen?



“I frequently dream of having tea with the Queen.”

—  Hugh Grant


If you could have a cup of tea with anyone you wanted whom would you choose?

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

Cheers to Downton Abbey

I’m afraid we must say goodbye to Downton Abbey since today is the final episode.  There, there.  Don’t cry in your cup. I expect there will be lots of Downton Abbey tea parties held today to properly bid farewell to the spectacular series.  One of our favorite characters was VIOLET, DOWAGER COUNTESS OF GRANTHAM “Oh,… Continue Reading