The last, I love you!

If you joined me here last week then you know that I shared,  Receiving that phone call we all dread! As I became physically stronger over the proceeding days I knew I had to seize the window of opportunity to travel, to see & be with my loved ones at this critical time. My dear... Continue Reading →

The Fruit of the Vine

Welcome! Grab yourself a hot cuppa & pull up a chair as  it's time for our reflection together. I've had a rather busy week, finalizing my continuing professional development for this year.  And my eldest granddaughter turned 21! But sadly we couldn't meet up for her big birthday, as we live in different states &... Continue Reading →

Lessons in Season

The blossoms have appeared in the land & the heady fragrance of our flowering Sydney rock orchid is wafting through our home with every breath of air.  Spring has arrived on the east coast of Australia! Welcome my friend, it's time for a delightful cuppa together while we reflect upon personal victories won over this... Continue Reading →

The truth behind the mask…

Welcome my friend! Come on in for a time of reflection over a cuppa together. Have you ever wanted to right an injustice that you or another has suffered? Recently, I had a conversation with a group of ladies about injustices suffered at the hands of others. Then that night a program caught my attention... Continue Reading →

A Burden of Guilt & Shame

Welcome my friend! I'm truly delighted you have joined me here today! We are going to have such a lovely time together over a cuppa. We are sitting in the warmth of my living room on this cold winter's day here in Australia with mugs of Creme Brulee tea & freshly baked gf Apple cinnamon... Continue Reading →

I have a Dream!

Hi, welcome my friend! Do you have a dream? We all do don't we...Some are dreaming of a time when they can meet up with family with hugs & kisses, after this pandemic threat has passed. In this time of major global upheaval & while the world's media attention is focused upon social injustice...we need to... Continue Reading →

The Elephant in the room

Welcome my friend, the sun is shining brightly today so we are having a little Easter party for two in our backyard, under our flourishing Jacaranda tree. The birds are chirping, the butterflies fluttering & all is well with the natural world...Come on in for a delightful time of tea, coffee, treats & our reflection... Continue Reading →

“For such a time as this…”

This statement has been said to me a few times over the last few weeks, I've also read it on blogs & I have used it in conversation... But have you ever wondered what it actually means & where it originated? Today as I sit in social isolation, measures of Stage 3 of Australia's fight... Continue Reading →

Comfort & Joy…

Are you experiencing any comfort & joy in this Christmas season my friend? Or has it all become overwhelming with the extra activities; checking off 'to do' lists, planning meals, fighting the crowds to shop for gifts while trying to squelch those rising Festive Anxieties! In all the busyness of this season, I invite you... Continue Reading →

Peace amidst the chaos…

Welcome dear friend, grab yourself a cuppa so we can spend this time together over a comforting hot beverage. We are going to reflect upon a very important issue today... Our beautiful Jacaranda which I featured in the Tree of life… is dropping seed pods at the moment. Most landing on the ground wide open... Continue Reading →

The gift of a Rose…

Gifts are wonderful things...They are practical symbols expressing the love, grace, fondness, affection, appreciation or gratitude of one to another. Welcome to our precious time together dear friend...Easter is always a special time for me for some very important reasons, some may surprise you... I have a new tea blend to try today Ginger, apple... Continue Reading →

Blogging celebrations!

It's anniversary time! You're welcome to join me in a delightful pot of tea & a scrumptious treat... Today we have a delicious gf Hazelnut Torte with layers of strawberry cream & a pot of French Earl Grey tea...as it's our anniversary week! Yes, Tea with Jennifer  is one year old! This website was launched 12... Continue Reading →

Peace on earth…really?

This is an interesting point to ponder, don't you think... Welcome dear friend I have a lovely cuppa & delicious treat prepared for our special time of reflection together... Today we have a pot of a spicy tea blended with cloves, cinnamon & spices accompanied with gf apricot shortbread... The tea is delightfully aromatic &... Continue Reading →

Flight delay, life delay…

My eldest daughter & I had enjoyed morning tea with a delicious Gf caramel nut slice at the airport café. Having arrived early for my scheduled flight home, after visiting with family who live interstate. We walked to the boarding gate where I could see our aircraft through the windows, I had an uneasy feeling... Continue Reading →

Only one earth life…

Hello & welcome, I have been waiting with excitement to share our time together today... I have made Gf carrot cup cakes with cream cheese frosting & brewed a new Morning black tea blend, grown & refined here in Australia. The cup cakes are so moist & delicious, with the frosting so creamy & tasty!... Continue Reading →

Dreams….

Hi, it is so lovely to have you drop by today, welcome, I have a cozy place for us to sit, relax & chat with a cuppa as its our winter here in Australia & it's particularly freezing at the moment... I have prepared some gluten free mini cinnamon rolls with glacé dipping sauce for... Continue Reading →

Eternal Rest

Welcome dear friend, we are going to have such a wonderful time today, I have already prepared a tray with cups, sugar & milk for us...our treats are waiting... I thought as its such a beautiful sunny autumn day we would sit under our front pergola watching the birds who come & visit our garden... Continue Reading →

Listening…

"Are you still there?" asked the voice on the other end...our mobile signal here at home is poor & intermittent...but this wasn't the issue...."yes I am still here, I was listening to what you were saying" I replied....."Oh, I thought we had lost the signal" said the voice... Today I am having a cup of... Continue Reading →

Different Views…

Today we are journeying down memory lane...I have brewed a strawberry tea & today's treat is my homemade Gf banana muffin, warmed & spread with lashings of Lf butter which is slowly melting upon its deliciousness... Hearts Full of Joy & Gladness Several years ago my youngest daughter invited me for afternoon tea on Mother's... Continue Reading →

Tea on a Mountain

All was hushed, there almost seemed to be a sacred expectancy in those who were present... Welcome  to our time of tea & reflection together my friend... As we waited, the cold creeping into our bones in the deafening quietness, all feeling weary from the two hour hike in the predawn darkness but also excited...then... Continue Reading →

Hibiscus & Cranberry Tea

Welcome! How lovely to have you here for a time of quiet reflection...have you got your beverage & tasty treat in hand...you do, let us begin.... The main ingredients for my tea blend today are rather unusual; Hibiscus, Apple pieces & Cranberries. I was introduced to this tea when a small pack was included in... Continue Reading →

Emotional processes…

Welcome, today is a special day for reflection, I am so glad you dropped by for our time of sharing together... I have been given a beautiful gift, by my daughter, personally carried all the way from the Palace of Versailles in France. It is a tea dedicated & blended in Marie Antoinette's honor, Queen... Continue Reading →

Healing or bitterness…

Welcome, it is so lovely to have you drop by, I'm making my own infusion of Lemon Grass tea today picked from my garden. Firstly,  I have selected two ribbons of the lemon grass that were the tallest, cutting just above the newer shoots on the stem. I then wash them gently, as I don't want... Continue Reading →

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