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Food, Foodie Posts

Because A Cup of Tea Solves Everything

“The very act of preparing and serving tea encourages conversation. The little spaces in time created by teatime rituals call out to be filled with conversation. Even the tea itself–warm and comforting-inspires a feeling of relaxation and trust that fosters shared confidences.” ~ Emilie Barnes, If Teacups Could Talk I think I've mentioned before that I… Continue reading Because A Cup of Tea Solves Everything

Food, Foodie Posts

Foodie Penpals

"Food is an important part of a balanced diet." ~ Fran Leibowitz So a month ago I saw, and joined, this Foodie Penpals group. The idea is once a month you're sent the address of someone to make a food parcel for, and someone else will be sent your details so that they can make one… Continue reading Foodie Penpals

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Desserts, Food, Mental health, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Physical health

You’re All Invited to My Tea Party

Too many of the inhabitants of the blogosphere seem to be miserable this week, and I don't like it. So I'm hosting a tea party to try to cheer everyone up. If you want to join in, it's easy. All you need to do is bake a cake like the one above - here's the… Continue reading You’re All Invited to My Tea Party