Category Archives: AtoZ Blog Challenge -2020

Z – The End of the 2020 Blog Challenge: The Glories of Tea With Stepheny

  “Ends are not bad things, they just mean that something else is about to begin. And there are many things that don’t really end, anyway, they just begin again in a new way…” ― C. JoyBell  I’ve loved having … Continue reading

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Y – Tea For The Very Young: Part 2

Welcome to letter Y and to this year’s Theme:  The Glories of Tea With Stepheny “Would you like an adventure now…or would you like to have your tea first.” -J.M. Barrie Peter Pan You will understand the long reach for … Continue reading

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X -eXtra, eXtra, Read All About It: Tea Hat Fashion Changes

Welcome to letter X and to this year’s Theme:  The Glories of Tea With Stepheny “Fashion is a kind of communication It’s a language without words A great hat speaks for itself.”               “Take … Continue reading

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W – The Way You Sip Your Tea

Welcome to letter W and to this year’s Theme:  The Glories of Tea With Stepheny The music I grew up with, danced to throughout high school,  college, and beyond, has followed me through the years. Love songs still make me … Continue reading

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V – Tea For The Very Young Through The Artist Eye: Part 1

Welcome to letter V and to this year’s Theme:  The Glories of Tea With Stepheny   You will understand the long reach for difficult letters like V, W, X, Y, and Z. Poetic license is called for and I embrace … Continue reading

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U – The Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary, N.C – Serving Afternoon Tea

Welcome to letter U and to this year’s Theme:  The Glories of Tea With Stepheny The Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary, N.C. serves afternoon tea in the elegant and modern lobby. The fare here includes traditional teatime accompaniments like chicken … Continue reading

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T – Three Tired Stand For Your Tea Food

Welcome to letter T and to this year’s Theme:  The Glories of Tea With Stepheny   Put a three tired stand on your shopping list or rethink the one you have. Mine is nothing fancy from one of the box … Continue reading

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R – A Recipe For Scones

Welcome to letter R and to this year’s Theme:  The Glories of Tea With Stepheny Fragrant Orange English Scones Makes 10- 2.5″ scones. Note: Kensington Palace Scones are originally made without any orange zest or glaze. If you aren’t into … Continue reading

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Q – Quotations With Your Tea and a Good Book

Welcome to letter Q and to this year’s Theme:  The Glories of Tea With Stepheny “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ― C.S. Lewis “There are few hours … Continue reading

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P – Old Posters About Tea

Welcome to letter P and to this year’s Theme:  The Glories of Tea With Stepheny I love old posters. Pinterest has allowed me to collect many things I otherwise couldn’t. I fall out over old London Underground Posters, Book Jacket … Continue reading

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O – Oh, Beautiful Tea Cups For Flower Arranging

Welcome to letter O and to this year’s Theme:  The Glories of Tea With Stepheny The walls behind the counter had deep floor-to-ceiling shelves for vases and jam jars and scented candles, and there was an old wrought-iron revolving stand … Continue reading

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N – Napkins for Tea

Welcome to letter N and to this year’s Theme:  The Glories of Tea With Stepheny   It’s a shame really, all the beautiful linens languishing away in sideboards or table cloths, rarely disturbed, hanging on poles in a closet. Women … Continue reading

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