Purple Adobe Lavender Farm

While driving along from Los Alamos to Durango, I made one unexpected stop before Pagosa Springs.  I ran into Purple Adobe Lavender Farm!  This place is magically tucked away off the road with the most scenic setting.  I couldn’t believe my eyes! They even had Adobe Lavendar Lip Balm!  It feels fantastic on my lips….

Dragonmoon Tea Company

Another whimsical experience at Dragonmoon Tea Co. where I enjoyed a small pot of the creamy smooth Caramel Sugar Oolong   This gem of a tea house features some delectable creations to enjoy with a fine pot of tea.  For lunch I chose the tasty Tomato Parmesan Soup and the warm Gouda Apple Croissant with…

The Rose Establishment

J’adore le Rose! Industrial antique motif meets French bakery coffee shop Yes, those are homemade oatmeal pies down there! Wait for it…coffee COLD BREW NITRO!  This is a first for me and what a pleasureful experience it was!  Hopefully, this nitro coffee phenomenon will take off and come to a coffee shop near you (and Me!)…

The “Tea Party of the Year” -Amie M.

For tea treats I made Lavendar Scones with rosewater drizzle, Swedish Mazarins (the biggest hit), and Soft-batch Confetti Cookies. Confetti Cookies 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract (or clear for more pure light colored cookies) 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour…