Month: July 2017

Easy Spinach Quiche for Afternoon Tea

Easy Spinach Quiche for Afternoon Tea

Quiche is not only a popular choice for afternoon tea, it’s also super easy and you can mix and match your favorite ingredients. I’ve been making this recipe for years, often changing the filling ingredients, and it’s a winner every time. It’s light and fluffy […]

The Intriguing Dame

The Intriguing Dame

If you’re a fan of mystery, then you’ve no doubt read an Agatha Christie or two. My love of mystery began with Nancy Drew, but when I graduated to grown-up mysteries, Agatha’s Hercule Poirot was the first thing I reached for. The Murder of Roger […]

Belgian Waffles Three Ways

Belgian Waffles Three Ways

I love a good Belgian Waffle. Unfortunately, since I have a slight addiction to kitchen gadgets and small appliances, I’ve been forbidden to bring any more into the house until another gadget leaves. Can you relate? Instead of making them fresh, I make do with […]

Orange Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Chips

Orange Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Chips

For me, there’s nothing better than curling up with a good book and a cup of tea. The only thing that could make my book time better is a couple of my favorite cookies, right out of the oven and still warm. These delicious treats […]

Lemon Blueberry Tartlets

Lemon Blueberry Tartlets

Lemon and blueberry are two of my favorite flavors, especially when combined. This is one of my super-easy, go-to recipes when putting together a tea party. The tartlets are lovely, taste great, and take almost no time at all. Lemon Blueberry Tartlet Recipe – Makes […]

Where I Got My Passion for Tea

Where I Got My Passion for Tea

I’ve been drinking tea since I was knee-high and loving it. My mom and I would make the drive to visit her grandparents, my great-grandparents (Nannie and Fafa as we lovingly referred to them) at least once a month. Nannie was German and had a […]

Meet Heather Weidner, Mystery Writer

Meet Heather Weidner, Mystery Writer

If you love a good P.I. Mystery, you’ll want to check out Heather Weidner’s Secret Lives and Private Eyes. Delanie Fitzgerald is a tough and feisty P.I. hot on the trail of a rock star who is supposedly dead. Add to that, a strip club […]

Great Teas Right to Your Mailbox

Great Teas Right to Your Mailbox

I have recently discovered and subscribed to Hello Tea, a tea subscription service, and I have to say . . . I love it! If you love trying new teas, you will too. It’s simple to sign up and you can subscribe for free, you […]

Gifts Every Tea and Book Lover Will Adore

Gifts Every Tea and Book Lover Will Adore

* This post may contain affiliate links at no cost to you. Are you always in search of gifts for your favorite tea and book lovers?  These are some of my favorites: Tea & Book Lovers Pillow Covers These charming pillow covers come in a […]

Hot Days Call For Cold Tea

Hot Days Call For Cold Tea

The weather is heating up and the idea of drinking hot tea might not be as appealing right now as it would be on a cool day so you might be in the mood for a nice cold glass of tea. Of course, there’s the […]