Month: December 2017

Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake with Shawn Reilly Simmons

Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake with Shawn Reilly Simmons

When Shawn Reilly Simmons told me she had a “to die for” recipe for Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake, I just had to have it!! Thank  you Shawn for sharing! See her post and recipe below. I love a good pumpkin pie or pumpkin cheesecake on Thanksgiving, […]

How to Store Tea

How to Store Tea

If you want to enjoy a perfect cup, you must store tea properly to ensure great flavor. And if you’re anything like me, you have a cabinet full of loose-leaf tea bags and boxes of assorted tea bags. With so many wonderful flavors and a […]

15 Sweet Scone Recipes

15 Sweet Scone Recipes

Scones are one of the best parts of any afternoon tea and this assortment of sweet scone recipes will help you find just the right flavors for your mood. This list includes a few super simple recipes, gluten-free recipes, and even a delicious whole-wheat recipe. […]

How to Start a Theme Book Group

How to Start a Theme Book Group

Have you ever thought about starting a theme book group? You may want to! Today I’m turning the blog over to Maggie King, author of the Hazel Rose Book Group series and she’s sharing her insights on how to create your own theme book group […]

Letter Writing Tea Party

Letter Writing Tea Party

Need a fresh idea for a tea party? I’ve got one for you. Actually, it’s an old idea that I’m bringing back. Text messages, social media, emails, and instant messaging are all part of this digital age changing how we communicate with each other. When […]

Christmas Tea Party

Christmas Tea Party

The holiday season is the perfect time to celebrate with friends and family and this Christmas Tea Party menu will help you create the perfect event. Along with tasty recipes, I’m also sharing some of my tips for planning a delightful afternoon tea. The Table […]