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!
The season of summer visiting has arrived. Open the summer cottage, set lawn chairs out in the shade, and invite friends and family for barbecues, picnics, parties–and yes, afternoon teas. Last week, my husband and I were privileged to share in a four-day, 90th birthday celebration with the extended Loring family. As you might guess, … More It’s the Season of Summer Socials!
When you think of Emilie Loring’s stories, what images come to mind? A black cocker spaniel racing through the woods, tongue wagging? An armload of bittersweet bobbing downriver? A green circus balloon? A sparkling, yellow diamond? Some of Ellen’s favorite Emilie Loring images and sayings have become ornaments in her Ontario garden, where a host … More You’re really going to love this Emilie Loring garden!
You are cordially invited to enjoy an Emilie-Loring-inspired, garden tea on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 4:00 p.m., your local time. Enjoy your tea in any “garden” that you like. If you have an Emilie garden, we especially want to see it! Or maybe you’ll set your tea table with garden-inspired linens or fresh-cut bouquets. Please take photos to share. … More You Are Cordially Invited to a Garden Tea
Thursdays at four o’clock, Emilie Loring was “at home” to receive guests for afternoon tea. If you’ve read any of her thirty novels, you know how much she loved giving teas. “If this house were to float down river in a flood your mother would manage a tea party on the roof.” As Long As I Live A tea … More Find Your Fortune in a Pleasant Cup of Tea
I’ve come across many fascinating stories that won’t make it into Emilie Loring’s biography, at least not in as much detail as I’ve discovered. A dear one is the story of the Owen sisters. They are on my mind right now, because I am re-reading The Trail of Conflict, one of Emilie’s books which mentions … More Terrace Teas with the Owen Sisters