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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3 Tea Sets for Valentine’s Day

Photo by Melike Benli on Pexels.com Beautiful pinks, whites, and reds can add a warm livery to your love-themed tea party. A Valentine’s tea party can be livened up with some festive teaware. Here are a few of our picks for Valentine’s Day tea sets: The Rose Bouquet Bone China Set is a complete set …

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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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Celebrate National Milk Day

Photo by Charlotte May on Pexels.com In the 90s there were commercials for Got Milk? which promoted the consumption of dairy milk to a young audience. They even included celebrities sporting milk mustaches in print ads. Now, although the era of Got Milk? is over, it’s not been forgotten. In fact, there’s still a day …

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Roasted Holiday Brussel Sprouts

As a kid, I absolutely HATED brussel sprouts. They were always boiled and they tasted gross. Some melted butter and a bit of salt and they were slightly more tolerable but still nasty. They were demonized in 90s television so I felt I wasn’t alone in my hatred of brussel sprouts. Enter the roasted brussel …

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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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DIY Gift Baskets

English Tea Store has always carried pre-made gift baskets. But if you have no idea what kind of gift basket to give someone or don't see it on our website, why not make your own gift basket? Try a few of these ideas: Bubble Tea Gift Drinking bubble tea is an experience in itself so …

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New Holiday Teas!

Photo by Marko Klaric on Pexels.com For years there have been classic signature tea blends like Swiss Hot Chocolate, Holiday Spice, and Vienna Egg Nog to mark the holiday season but now some new teas have come to the English Tea Store. Try some of these teas and make a new tradition today! Let Candy …

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