Chinese Tea Eggs

Easter time is now upon us and many of us will be decorating eggs with our families. This time honored tradition is always a lot of fun, whether you like the painting of the eggs, the hiding of the eggs, or the finding of the eggs. However, in Chinese culture, they have an egg decorating …

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Tea Tale — Yellow Bunny’s Easter Tea Time

This is the tale of a yellow bunny and his Easter teatime. No, he’s not a live bunny. He’s stuffed and soft and plush and has a cute yellow ribbon bowtie. Even so, he loves having tea out in the sunshine. This is especially true at Easter time. It’s the time of year when Spring …

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Easter Tea!

The spring equinox has come and gone, while we our still waiting for our last frost date to get serious about the garden. The crocuses and daffodils are out in force, and the tourists are flocking to D.C. to see the cherry blossoms. We've even had a few beautiful days, although today definitely feels like …

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Colorful Teawares for Your Easter Teatime

Like colorfully dyed Easter eggs, basic teapots in a rainbow of hues brighten up your Spring/Easter teatime. Serve your guests from a powder blue one. Or choose from plum or lime (the colors, not the fruits). Venture into Sahara, Burgundy, or Sierra Rose (again, talking colors here). Don’t forget the basics: yellow, green, red, and …

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Easter Teatime Hop-Along

Drinking tea and hopping would not, at first glance, seem like two activities that could be engaged in simultaneously. Well, actually, even at second, third, fourth, or fifth glance. Okay, so it’s not a good idea, unless you like to wear more tea than you drink. Fortunately, that’s not what an Easter Teatime Hop-Along is. …

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Cadbury — The Easter Bunny’s Friend

“How sweet it is!” That’s a line made famous by Jackie Gleason in the early days of television. He must have been thinking of Cadbury, as do lovers of chocolate everywhere. Small wonder that the Easter Bunny has become best buddies with this global leader in the production and marketing of chocolates and other confections. …

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