When the Flu Comes Home for the Holidays…

The holidays of December are such as lovely time, except when they are not. In 2018 our family kept a true focus on the joys of the holidays even when my perfectly schemed plans failed. Find out how we saved the holiday and what it means for this year’s Christmas Tea Shop.

Golden Milk Tea Golden Harvest Tea

Autumn… Are You Ready???

Because it’s another beautiful Autumn day! After a few days of rain and cool temps in Central New York our leaves are in full color! Today we’ve all been treated…

autumn leaves, fall colors

What’s in a Name?

I’m often asked… “How do you name the teas?” So I thought I’d share the story of how one of our most popular blends was named… Once upon a time……

Sunrise over Oneida Lake Syracuse,New York

Traveling Tea Tuesdays

Escape the daily routine and come along with us  for Travelin’ Tea Tuesdays! Every Tuesday is my day-off from the tea room. And EVERY TUESDAY this pretty travel mug of…

How to Steep the Perfect Cuppa Tea

You’ve brought your organic loose leaf tea home from the Farmer’s Market but now what?  How do you steep your tea for the perfect cuppa?  You remember Melanie suggesting a…

Summer Tea Party

Summer Tea Party in 20 Minutes or Less

Don’t you just love enjoying a Summer Tea Party with friends! Great friends who are surrounded by pretty tablescapes, tiny sandwiches, scones, creams and of course pots and pots of…