Coffee Days!

Coffee Days!

2020 has certainly not been the nicest of years but look, we're 3/4 through and there's a holiday season on the horizon.  I'm opting for the glass-half-full view today (am not focusing on nixed winter travel plans, for instance). Today is National Coffee day in Canada...

A pause…

A pause…

Flock of Tea Cosy's shop is taking an end-of-summer pause and will re-open in later September for the run-up to the holiday season. It's time to focus on snagging those fresh, delicious, flavourful, tomatoes, peaches, wild blueberries, corn, etc before our long hard...

Watercolours, WestofLunch

Watercolours, WestofLunch

About five years ago I took a watercolour class.  Its lightness was very appealing and painters I've loved, like Raoul Dufy, make it look so fine, so breezy, so easy. It turns out learning watercolour is not nearly as simple as it looks and small variations in paper,...

Edibles (not that kind)

Edibles (not that kind)

Totally cliché, but some days a bowl of fruit is just irresistible to paint. Here are a few from the past few years. The painting practise was dubbed West of Lunch.  Explore on Pinterest or follow on Instagram.  Some are offered for sale in the shop.      ...

Trees

Trees

Who doesn't have a love affair with trees.  Cooling shade, aromatic flowers, delicious greens of every hue, dancing branches and every one with a uniquely shaped trunk.           West of Lunch watercolour paintings, some available in the shop. [button...

Florals

Florals

June is surely the sweetest month in the garden in our part of the world, and a vase or pot keep fresh flowers in our lives all year round. Constant subject matter for you know what.              West of Lunch watercolour paintings, some available in the shop....

thewirecutter mention

thewirecutter mention

A wee shoutout to thewirecutter.com for their unexpected mention of FlockofTeaCosy's wares as a good gift for mom on Monther's Day.  Chest puffed out, head swelling, generally feeling chuffed. Here's their item from April 30th, written by the clearly lovely Alex...

Spring reopening

Spring reopening

It's a different world than when we closed the Flock of Tea Cosy shop for our winter break -- but we keep washing our hands and carry on! Mother's Day 2020 - order by April 27th Enjoying pots of tea is one of the daily comforts that keep us going, yes?  And...

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