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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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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Happy St. David’s Day!

Photo by Lisa Fotios on Pexels.com Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus! March 1 is St. David’s Day, which is widely celebrated in Wales. Although not everyone can make it to Wales at the moment, you can still honor the day at home. Who was St. David and why do people celebrate on March 1?  St. David …

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Love Through Tea

Photo by Elina Fairytale on Pexels.com How do you express love through tea? Believe it or not, tea can send a powerful message to someone. Here are ways you can express love through tea: If you make a cup of tea for someone with their exact preferences it shows that you care about the person. …

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A Burns’ Night Celebration

Photo by Callam Barnes on Pexels.com Every January 25, Scots celebrate their most famous bard, Robert Burns. The first Burns’ night was held by his friends to honor his memory in 1801 and is still celebrated over 220 years later!  Although the current COVID-19 pandemic is still challenging social events and get-togethers, you can still …

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How to Celebrate National Hot Tea Month

Photo by Lisa Fotios on Pexels.com Hot Tea Month If you love hot tea and are a festive person, then you’ll love January because it's National Tea Month! Here's how you can celebrate National Tea Month: Enjoy a cup in a new location Most of us enjoy a hot cup of tea at home or …

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What a Spread!

Photo by Brett Sayles on Pexels.com Parties and get-togethers are swinging this holiday season, especially a year after many people were unable to see their loved ones in the past year and a half. Thanks to vaccines, holiday parties are possible again. If you plan to hold a holiday dinner or party, try a few …

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