Tea For One

Recently my family and I had to pack up and move to a new house. While I was sorting through my things, I came across some of my tea sets. I noticed that I had several tea-for-one sets. My fiance saw them and immediately wanted to try them out. Then I remembered that National Hot …

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Happy Mother’s Day!

With the year nearly half over, it’s already time to think about our mothers. We owe our lives to her, so it’s a must that she deserves a lot of spoiling! Mother’s Day is celebrated in both the United States and the United Kingdom, only the UK celebrates Mother’s Day on the fourth Sunday during …

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Star Wars Teaware

After months of waiting, Star Wars: The Force Awakens is finally going to be released onto DVD! Many of their fans can now own a piece of the most recent movie in the well-loved Star Wars trilogy. To celebrate the release of The Force Awakens, English Tea Store is proud to present a range of …

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Electric Kettles

For quite some time now, tea drinkers have been able to purchase electric kettles and boil their water using electricity, saving on their gas bills. Electric tea kettles have added extra convenience to the tea drinker’s life, adding space on the range top (or stove). The advantage to an electric kettle is that it helps …

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Teapot History: Debuting Our Favorite Brown Betty

How do you serve your tea? Do you simply brew a cup? Or do you serve from a teapot? Whether it is for two people or six, teapots have been around for centuries. Teapots come in many forms, sizes, and are made in several materials like ceramic, metal, silver, or even glass. The earliest teapots …

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It’s Not Too Early to Order Those Holiday Gift Baskets!

Yes, folks, the artificial Christmas trees are already on display for sale at various stores, right alongside the Halloween and Thanksgiving decorations. Sure, merchants are spurred by a sluggish economy and the need to move merchandise, but that’s not the only reason this greenery is popping up amongst fake pumpkins, huge inflatable ghouls and witches, …

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Tea Sales Turn Winter Blahs into Teatime Bounty

Even with all the special deals for teas and teawares held during the Christmas shopping season, there are about as many sales now. Tea vendors present deals on those special gift baskets and holiday-themed teapots, as well as various foods and teas that are popular during this time of year. Here are a few deals …

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Tea and the Holiday Shopping List

Tea helps save your sanity while shopping — whether in actual physical stores or online — for whatever gifts are on your list. Scarf for your cousin Mike. Latest Taylor Swift CD for your sister Cassie (she’s off to college now, so Mom and Dad won’t have to listen to it). Cheese-and-crackers-and-beef-sausage gift pack for …

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A Tea Gift Under the Christmas Tree

While the kids are hoping for the latest must-have toy under the Christmas tree, tea lovers are putting their list of teas and related items in their letters to Santa (and laying copies around for their friends and family to find, just in case). Nothing can bring that twinkle to their eyes like a tea …

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Dear Santa, I Want This Teapot!

My wish list begins “Dear Santa, I want this teapot…” The problem is that there are so many choices out there. Stylish teapot designs abound, so selecting just one takes some careful consideration. It’s essential, though, this time of year for tea lovers to leave hints here and there about which of these teapots are …

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