Making the effort to make loose leaf Bluebird Tea in my pretty tea strainer always reminds me of making tea at home in a huge pot, with a tea cosy. Putting the kettle on was always a bit of a ritual and making tea for five fussy tea drinkers at home was definitely always a challenge. There was always a sense of achievement if you got everyone's right. It's a bit sad how now its more of a 'shove a bag in a cup' sort of an affair.
Perfect autumn SUNSETS watched from our huge windows, wrapped up in a big blanket and with a copy of Simple Things magazine for company. I can't get enough of all the Christmas-sey editions of magazines and look books about at the moment. I may or may not have a Christmas themed mood board on the go already….