Category Archives: tea

Christmas Tea at the Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

From the first moment I learned that the Tea-Quila Rose Club was planning a Christmas tea at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa I said, “Sign me up”. Well, the day finally arrived and I was so excited. Especially as the … Continue reading

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Tea time at Erika’s Tea Room

Do you like teatime?  My friend Genny loves tea and is constantly combing the local newspaper for new and wonderful tea rooms for us to visit. Our most recent ‘Ladies Day Out’ took us to Erika’s Tea Room & Gifts … Continue reading

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Two yummy shortbread cookies

Today I woke up and decided to finally make my Nana’s shortbread cookies.  I learned a few years ago that my mother had passed along my nana’s shortbread cookie recipe to my daughter, Kara.    Kara made these wonderful cookies for me several times … Continue reading

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The Holly and the Ivy Tea

It is January and yet I find myself on a cold afternoon, sipping a warm cup of tea thinking of one of my very favorite events of the past year.  The event is the annual Tea-Quila Rose club’s Christmas tea. … Continue reading

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Smooth sailing day at sea

We woke at about 7am to a wonderful morning of blue skies filled with thin, wispy cirrus clouds and the calmest of seas.  The water was like looking at a mirror, not even small whitecaps could be seen on the … Continue reading

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Teatime at Polly’s Pantry

I thought it would be fun to let Madalyn talk about her trip to Wildwood today to Polly’s Pantry Royal Tearoom and Gift shop.  This was my first visit and I enjoyed it very much.  This small restaurant with its … Continue reading

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Remembering the Titanic

I love attending any tea that is organized by our community’s Tea-Quila Rose club and when I heard that it was going to be held at the Lakeside Inn in Mt. Dora and the theme of the tea was remembering the Titanic … Continue reading

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