Tea is essential in Emilie Loring’s world, and her ladies often had tea “at the Mayflower.” … More Guest Post: Tea at the Mayflower
“Where do you get the inspiration for your books?” Emilie Loring was asked. “From everywhere!” she replied. In May, 1927, Charles Lindbergh’s first nonstop, solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean suggested “gay courage,” not only to Emilie Loring, but to all who needed it. The whole world waited in watchful suspense and then erupted in … More Gay Courage Comes When It’s Needed!
It’s a treat to have places of beauty to rest, restore, and feel newly invigorated. … More Returned, Refreshed, and Ready!
Welcome to our annual, Emilie Loring tea! Check back often for new photos and stories! … More Welcome to our Emilie Loring tea! Do come in!
Inspect your tea cups — and friendships — for cracks! … More Emilie’s Tea-time Etiquette
“I was brought up in a family which had to have its afternoon tea though the heavens fell.” There Is Always Love Emilie Loring’s five-times-great-grandfather, Richard Baker, arrived in Boston aboard the ship “Bachelor” in 1635. He was from Kent, where tea was a principal import but so expensive that nearly two-thirds of the local … More Tea, Though the Heavens Fell
Long before I knew Emilie Loring’s history, I was in love with Victoriana. I should explain what I mean about that. I was raised in Arizona, a desert kid in a region known for brilliant color in its rocks, sunsets, and the Mexican decorating influences everywhere. This was my bedroom wallpaper. Don’t judge. I … More Victorian Sensibilities and Discovering Emilie Loring