“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
You are cordially invited to an “Emilie Loring Tea” on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. in your time zone How: Enjoy your tea any way that you like. Last year, we shared garden teas, picnic teas, heirloom teas, and tea in take-out cups! (See our photo collection here!) How is it … More You Are Cordially Invited to Our Annual Emilie Loring Tea, June 30th
It’s about time to plan our annual Emilie Loring Tea Party! Do you remember your first “tea party?” Mine was in a sandbox in my back yard. My best friend, Patty Hall, and I mixed water and sand to make a brownish liquid, and we pretended to sip it, feeling very fancy. I had never … More Beginning to Think About Tea…
Facts aren’t just facts. Things aren’t just things. They hold memories etched into them with experience, knowledge, and emotion. … More Memories in a Blueberry Mug
Thank you, all, for the many teas that you enjoyed with friends and family last week in honor of Emilie Loring. Your enthusiasm and creativity made this first event a terrific success! If you haven’t seen the final collection of photos and stories, they are here: Welcome to our tea party. So happy you could … More An Heirloom Tea with the Lorings
Welcome, everyone! Photos and stories are coming in, one atop the other. If you haven’t sent yet, feel free to add narration when you do. It will be fun to hear about your tea and how it may have been inspired by Emilie Loring. I’ll add and re-post all day today and tomorrow–as long as … More Welcome to our tea party. So happy you could come!