Category Archives: Tea at Two on Tuesdays

Welcome, Spring & Gentle Learning

The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land; Song of Solomon 2:12   Throwing wide the kitchen door, a burst of cold, fresh air swept across our faces. The vibrant songs of so many different birds sang […]

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To the {Future} Tea Parties

A true home is one of the most sacred of places. It is a sanctuary into which men flee from the world’s perils and alarms. It is a resting-place to which at close of day the weary retire to gather new strength for the battle and toils of tomorrow. It is the place where love […]

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Twenty-two Teacups {Brighten the Corner Where You Are}

  From the hot kitchen, where dinner was ready and waiting, I heard the back screen door slam, followed quickly by children’s screams of delight.   “Daddy!!!!!” the younger ones cheered with joy, loudly announcing their father’s arrival to home after a long day at work. Outside, the winter sky was already dark, the evening […]

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Hot Toast & Rose Petal Jelly

     “When the girl returned, some hours later, she carried a tray, with a cup of fragrant tea steaming on it; and a plate piled up with very hot buttered toast, cut thick, very brown on both sides, with the butter running through the holes in great golden drops, like honey from the honeycomb. […]

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A Recipe for a Quiet Heart, Overwintering Joy & Madeleines

  “There is a place of full release, near to the heart of God, a place where all is joy and peace, near to the heart of God…”     The late October sun was barely shining on this weekday afternoon. Our days are quietly threatening snow and the sun is quickly becoming a long […]

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