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When thinking of what to give out as favors for my sister's baby shower, I thought of fabric covered button push pins or magnets, baby bottle sugar cookies, or perhaps jars of yellow and white jelly beans. Instead, I decided to make these 3D baby block cookies. Initially, I was going to make a cookie carriage and […] continue reading...

Although tea is enjoyable all year round, a snowy winter day seems to be the best time to cozy up with a hot cup of your favorite tea. We just had a day full of snowfall and I just had to share this interesting patch of snow. It is curved over and literally looks like […] continue reading...

Valentine's Day is a wonderful day for enjoying tea and cookies. Although the day is generally filled with chocolates and other varieties of candy, I prefer a nice sweet cookie with chocolate tea! This way I get the best of both worlds without devouring too many treats. What kind of treats will you be enjoying […] continue reading...

During the holidays, there are many treats to enjoy and with those treats come cups and cups of tea! Nanaimo Bars have always been a favorite of mine and is at the top of the list of must haves. However, they are extremely sweet, so a good cup of plain black tea is definitely a […] continue reading...

I am a big fan of green tea and almost anything "green tea" flavored.  When it comes to moon cake, I usually eat a slice or two at most. If you are familiar with moon cake, you are aware that one cake is usually only 3 square inches or so, which means that a slice or […] continue reading...

I really do love peaches......I always have, especially during peach season. However, the next time my sister asks me if I want to order fresh picked peaches by the box full, I'm going to have to politely say NO. Since, I said yes this time, I have been wondering about what things to do with peaches. Can […] continue reading...

Hosting a tea party for little princesses is not a simple task. Choosing the right treats and tea flavors are of utmost importance. Lol. I was baking cookies and thought it would be fun to make them "princess" shaped. I decorated the sugar cookies with royal icing and added pink sanding sugar to make the […] continue reading...

Although most teas do not contain nearly as much caffeine as coffee does, I still tried not to drink too much tea while pregnant. A friend of mine who is a nutritionist lectured me on the affects of caffeine on the deveoping heart of a fetus so I tried to steer clear of tea, as often […] continue reading...

One of my favorite treats to enjoy with tea is any type of sweet cookie. I have had my square crinkle cookie cutters for a while now and finally decided to make these flower cookies with them. I made both sugar cookies and gingerbread cookies and decorated them with royal icing. Royal icing is my absolute […] continue reading...

I love making gingerbread cookies during the summer season, because they are such a fun treat. I made these miniature tea pot cookies to enjoy with some green tea. I kept the teapot cookies plain and simple, but added royal icing to the flower shaped cookies for those who enjoy the sweetness of iced cookies. The cookies turned out […] continue reading...