J – Tea A Drink To Go With Jam and Bread

Welcome to letter J and to this year’s Theme:

 The Glories of Tea With Stepheny

An endearing song that we learned while watching The Sound of Music, how many times?

While having tea with me today, I think we should all line up and sing with the short video above. If all else fails, we can take our act on the road. Afterward, I hope you will tell me which jam you prefer with your tea. Raspberry is my favorite. Homemade jam is a treat, but the famous companies that made jams and curd, are delicious to0. A beautiful cup, a choice of tea, a scone, clotted cream, and jam. Isn’t it lovely to be together and enjoy?



About Stepheny Forgue Houghtlin

Stepheny Forgue Houghtlin grew up in Evanston, IL. and is a graduate of the University of Kentucky. She is an author of two novels: The Greening of a Heart and Facing East. She lives, writes and gardens in NC. Visit her: Stephenyhoughtlin.com
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10 Responses to J – Tea A Drink To Go With Jam and Bread

  1. Sue says:

    Your photographs are lovely! I especially love that green leaf tea cup!

  2. Kathe W. says:

    I agree…that green leaf tea cup is outstanding! Wow! The last jam I made was a Blood Orange, Raspberry and Ginger jam! YUMMY! Made it in December when the Blood Oranges are available! Cheers!

  3. scr4pl80 says:

    YES to raspberry jam. They look delicious!

  4. Raspberry is my favorite, too – sweet with just a hint of tart. And the color and texture are just so perfect as well. I usually take my tea with toast because I’m too lazy to make scones, but looking at these lovely photos has me rethinking my afternoon plans…

    • Aren’t we all something with our ‘if only’ list of things we’d like to do but the extra trouble puts us off. Find a good bakery and buy a few even if you didn’t make them. Think of me with the first bite and know I am smiling.

  5. jazzfeathers says:

    Marmelade is my favourite. And I love a good scone. I’m experimenting with making my own. Not there yet (I still have on my mouth the tast of a beautifull scone I hate in Oxford a couple of years ago), but I’m working on it.

    @JazzFeathers
    The Old Shelter – Living the Twenties

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