Archive for the ‘Tea’ Category

TEA: By the Spot (and By the Pot)

November 2, 2009

Renee Ashley Baker's Christofle Tea Service


On white linen sit delicate tea cups and saucers and — tea sandwiches (for a Parlor), tea cakes (for a Cozy), or smoked eggs (for an Adventurous) tea !

(The Tea)
Spring First
Gold Tipped Assam
Large Wulong Signal Fancy
(The Tea Sandwiches)
Smoked Salmon and Watercress
Cucumber and Mint
Tomato and Butter

(The Tea)
Earl Grey Massala Chai
(The Tea Cakes)
Ginger-Lime Cookies
Bourbon Currant Cookies
Tea Buns

(The Tea)
Chinese Oolong
(The Tea Sandwiches)
Curried Chicken
Smoked Eggs

Where To Buy:
Specialty Cookies: La Tour d’Argent distributed by Crossings Speciality Tea: McNulty’s Tea in New York City
Specialty Tea Club: The Tea Club (1-800 385 5532)

1. I, Renee Ashley Baker, will meet 60 Men (the 60 eHarmony men) that she has been “love matched” with on eHarmony).
2. I, Renee Ashley Baker, will sign with Ford Modeling Agency (in New York City) for representation to 21 Companies (which include Chanel, Chanel cosmetics–“Renee Perfume by Chanel”, Jimmy Choo, AT&T/Blackjack and Swarovski for a line of “jewelry boxes” to be designed by Renee Ashley Baker called “Pandora”)


Glamorous Wednesday: Mother’s Day (May 11th)

April 1, 2008


For: April 2, 2008 ….


Chocolates 2                                                                                               

Noka Vintages Chocolates ($854 per pound)

                                                              Chocolates 1

Neuchatel Of Switzerland Chocolates ($508 per pound)

“Fakes” by Renee Ashley Baker

Rose Teacup #1656 (Photo Above Not For Sale )  “Fakes”  by Renee Ashley Baker”.  Copyright by Renee Ashley Baker.  All Rights Reserved.  (and….Not For Sale)

                                          Mother’s Day

                                 (Getaways To Plan Now!)

I.  Mother’s Day Spa Package

   (For Mom in the ‘Big Apple’)

1.  Bliss in Soho

(Founder Marcia Kilgore says, “Bliss combines and “obsession with celebrities” with old fashioned “friendliness”.  Regulars include movie stars and fashion models).

2.  Other “Upper East Side”  Spas:

      a.   “Djerradines” (founded by French born Yasmine Djerradines):

     b.   The Spa at Equinox :

II.  Mother’s Day Package

         (Mom by herself)

These are mainly for mother’s residing on the “East Coast”….


III.  Mother’s Day Package

          (Mom With “Mickey”)

The Disney name says it all….


IV.  Mother’s Day Package

        (Mom With Children)

These “trips” are from 2007 but they’re still great “packages” for Mom and the Kids….


V.   Mother’s Day at the Ice Cream Parlor or the Corner Candy Store….

         (Mom at Home)

        a.  Try a lovely crystal bowl full of “Jelly Belly” jelly beans (to have with a cup of  “Constant Comments”  or “Lipton tea”).

       b.  Try an old fashioned “ice cream sundae parfait” for six that is made of–what else– but “Oreo Cookies and Cream” (click link below for Renee’s ‘own’ original recipe !):