Tea Time

A few of my favourite teas that have been getting me through the days.

North Mountain Tea is hand-blended in Berwick NS. This is a blend of green and black teas.

A blend of green and black tea

Another one from North Mountain is New Scotland Breakfast.

An assortment of DAVIDsTEA is really rocking my tea experience.

Lemon pound cake

Cotton Candy

Looks at this Raspberry cream pie blend:

All the blends with Valerian are great for bedtime.

This Cold 911 worked really well also when I came down with the nasty cold virus that going around.

Right now I’m having chocolate macaroon tea. It’s delightful:)

Have a tea party!

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The weight

Empty

Souls,

Torn, worn,

Patched, and mended.

Bears the weight of silence,

In it’s weakened state,

Fear moves in

Like a silent disease,

It’s too weak to fight.

The cracks grow visible,

It’s leaking, weeping.

Fading

Empty

Dawn Illsley

Mahone Bay Adventure

Today was a grand day for gallavanting.  Sunny and hot.  I slept in and landed at Rebecca’s Restaurant at 1300.  My favorite destination for lunch in Mahone Bay.  The menu is always refreshing.  I had Sweet Potato soup, Shrimp and mushroom Risotto cakes with a side salad and for dessert traditional Nova Scotia Strawberry Shortcake.  It was made with the best tea biscuit I’ve had since my grandmother’s for sure.  The new location is brillant.  On Edgewater Street, it has loads of parking and seating.

Right Next door there is a newly opened shop, called Sprig Apothecary, it literally had at all my favourite things for sale.  Succulents, lotions, beautifying products, and pretty little pots.  So I added a little succulent to my growing indoor garden and some beauty products to pamper myself.  It was fun, like a day at the spa, my style.

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Down the way I stopped  at Have A Yarn, and found some new color ways.   It’s a new company RavensWood Fibre Co.  A local company!


Another new shop on Main is a sweet little interior design shop.  Here Nor There. I picked up a seagrass basket, and a macrama plant holder.  The plant holder I’ve been ages waiting for and it’s perfect.


I dropped in to Birdsall-Worthington Pottery for a gander and found beautiful hand made earrings.


Finally ended up at Peacocks Antiques and found some awesome vintage clothing, stay tuned for those outfits.  Including a perfect birthday dress for July.

Tea Party

It’s just one of those afternoons.  We’re all tired from our hike.  A little rest and contemplation is in order. I have my knitting…still working on Find My Fade Shawl… and my tea.  Vanilla Rose Ceylon from a local company that blends marvellous teas called North Mountain Coffee.  

http://www.northmountaincoffee.com/ 

Wonderful coffee blends also and sweet treats located in Berwick NS.