Month: October 2017

Ham and Cheese Pastries

Ham and Cheese Pastries

Ham and cheese are the perfect combination for an afternoon tea party. Especially here in Virginia where we serve VA Ham Biscuits at almost every event! Today I’m dressing it up a bit by wrapping these yummies in puff pastry and baking them to a […]

Six Essentials for Afternoon Tea

Six Essentials for Afternoon Tea

What’s not to love about afternoon tea? Whether it’s the beautiful table setting, the delicious finger foods, the flavorful teas, or time well-spent with friends, there’s something magical about a tea party. It doesn’t matter if you dress up and wear your best hat or […]

Historical Research for Novel Writing

Historical Research for Novel Writing

*Today I’m turning the blog over to author Dorothy Spruzen to discuss how she does historical research for her books. Welcome to you all, and thank you for having me. Samantha invited me to write something for her wonderful website, so I thought that I […]