A Tribute to Her Majesty

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Her Majesty the Queen, Elizabeth II, who passed away at the age of 96 on September 8, 2022.  Her Majesty dedicated her life to serving her people. Even before she was queen she was in the Auxillary Territorial Service, working as a mechanic. She was also a …

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5 Teas to Get You in the Fall Spirit

Photo by Mu0103lina Su00eerbu on Pexels.com Summer has come and gone with memories of summer vacation still fresh in your mind. What’s next? You ask yourself as you peek out the window. The green trees sway in the wind with a lone yellow leaf and you immediately know. It’s almost Autumn. People are excitedly bringing …

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Eat Like a Queen

Photo by Romu00e9o on Pexels.com In the past 70 years we’ve learned so much about our favorite monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. We know her favorite breed of dog is the corgi and spends her summers at Balmoral Castle each summer. But what are her favorite foods? It is said Her Majesty is a very healthy …

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The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration

Photo by Dominika Greguu0161ovu00e1 on Pexels.com February 6th, 2022 marked the 70th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s accession to the British throne in what’s known as Ascension Day.  Her Majesty was only 25 years old when her father, George VI sadly passed away while she was on a trip to Kenya. In the next 70 years, Queen …

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The Eurovision Song Contest

Photo by Wendy Wei on Pexels.com You may have never heard of the Eurovision Song Contest* but did you know it’s been a part of European culture for generations? The annual music competition for Europe’s best original song only happens once a year which, to many fans, is like waiting for Christmas. From ballads to …

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Ideas for a Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

Photo by George Dolgikh @ Giftpundits.com on Pexels.com Celebrate the moms (or mums) in your life this year by giving her a tea to remember. Try our menu below for a few quick ideas. Berry and Citrus Salad with Fresh Mint. Slice strawberries, peel and section oranges, tangerines, and grapefruits, and add blueberries, raspberries, or …

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Celebrate National Tea Day

Photo by Valeria Boltneva on Pexels.com April 21 marks National Tea Day, a day to celebrate and honor one of the most popular beverages in the world. National Tea Day is mostly celebrated in the UK but you can celebrate anywhere in the world. Here are some ways to celebrate: Go to a cafe It …

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Upcycling to Save the World

Photo by Lena Khrupina on Pexels.com Every year, billions of pounds of trash are sent to landfills to take up space and sit there for generations. We can try to reduce the amount of trash being sent to the landfill by upcycling old things like teaware. What is Upcycling? Upcycling helps give new life to …

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Spring Time Tea Time

Photo by Olya Kobruseva on Pexels.com With the weather outside improving and most pandemic restrictions being lifted it’s a perfect time to have a spring tea party.  Start out by setting out a selection of finger sandwiches of egg salad, chicken salad, or cream cheese and vegetable cut into little rectangles. You can group them …

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British Pie Week 2022

British Meat Pie Welcome to British Pie Week! Meat pies have been a popular part of British cuisine since around the 12th Century. From March 7 to 13, 2022 we celebrate all things pie, from sweet to savory. This is the perfect time to learn about British pie, try new pies, or even make a …

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