Welcome to Friendship Tea, a blog about the daily happenings in the life of Linda, a tea enthusiast, who enjoys travel and trip planning, and is passionate about family, friends, life in Kentucky, and all things TEA.
The gift shop at Camellia Rose in Plant City, FL was well-stocked with a variety of merchandise. I really like the way they have their tins of loose leaf tea displayed in the cabinet behind a glass door with the names of each held in a silver mini teapot placecard holder. On the nearby three-tier table, there are samples of each tea in small glass-covered dishes. Just lift the lid, examine the tea and sniff to make your choice.
I purchased a 4 oz. tine of Sandy's Creme Brulee' Decaf for GJ who drank two pots during afternoon tea. I double bagged it in ziploc bags to place it in my luggage for the flight home. It smells so yummy!
When the world is all at odds And the mind is all at sea Then cease the useless tedium And brew a cup of tea. There is magic in its' fragrance, There is solace in its' taste; And then laden moments vanish Somehow into space. And the world becomes a lovely thing! There's beauty as you'll see; All because you briefly stopped To brew a cup of tea. ~ Source unknown
"Friendship Tea Recipe" ~~ 1/2 cup instant tea, 1 cup sweetened lemonade mix, 1 cup Tang, 1 tsp. ground cinnamon, 1/2 tsp. ground cloves, Combine all ingredients and mix well. Store in a an airtight container. To serve, put 2 to 3 tsp. mix in a mug and stir in 1 cup of boiling water. Adjust amount of mix to taste. Enjoy!