Saturday, May 19, 2018

Afternoon Tea at Boone Tavern Hotel ~ A Kentucky Celebration of the Royal Wedding

The menu
(double click to read Chef Jason's first ever afternoon tea menu)
Savories
Scones and Sweets
White roses, just like Harry and Meghan's wedding
A Tavern Royale for the celebration
(thank you to Andrew, everyone loved it)
Peyton and Austin
(I learned later that these two communicated
before the tea and decided not to wear ties) 
Melissa and Kaitlyn
 Valerie and Melissa
Linda (me) and Patty
 Marie and Linda 
(the lady behind me had orange feathers on her fascinator
Austin said this photo looks like I have orange feathers in my hair))
 Donna and Laurie, the First Lady of Berea College
Below: 
Melissa and I 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Kaitlyn's Prom

 It is prom season here in Kentucky. 
It rained, but that didn't stop us from taking outside photos. 



 Kaitlyn and Victor were off to enjoy the evening! 

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Winner of Book Giveaway

Joy is the winner of the Laura Childs book
Plum Tea Crazy
 
Congratulations!
Please send your address to
lindajtea (at )gmail (dot) com

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Tea Mystery Giveaway

Plum Tea Crazy
by Laura Childs was released on March 6, 2018.
This is the 19th book in the bestselling book in the Tea Shop mystery series
set in Charleston, SC.  
In this tale, local banker Carson Lanier tumbles to his death during a party at 
Timothy Neville's Charleston mansion.  But was it an accident or a murder? 
Theodosia Browning, owner of the Indigo Tea Shop is on the case.
Recipes and tea time trips are included. 
~
If you would like to enter the drawing for this new hardcover book, 
please leave your name and a comment by 8:00 pm, Friday April 27th.  

Thursday, April 19, 2018

A Late Birthday Afternoon Tea

 Afternoon Tea today for my March birthday. 
We are just a little late celebrating :-)  
Left to right:  Melissa, Kaitlyn (granddaughter) and my life-long friend Patty.
We are at Four Sisters Soap and Tea Emporium in Richmond, KY.
Melissa and I were thrilled to learn they could provide gluten free afternoon tea!

The gluten free scones were a light texture orange favored served with lemon curd. 
Gluten free sandwiches above were:
Pimento cheese with a thin slice of ham
Veggie wrap
Artichoke spread
Desserts were:
Cheesecake
Macarons
Chocolate Cookies
 Below is Patty's "non-gluten free" tea. 
Everything was delicious, and we enjoyed visiting! 
We could choose one pot of tea for the table.
I chose Earl Grey Moonlight, an Adagio tea.
From the Adagio website:
This tea is described as an Earl Grey cream blend.
"Comforting flavors of vanilla and cream combine to soften
the citrus notes of traditional Earl Grey."
We drank two large pots. *wink*
 
 

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