Chelsea Flower Show

Every year and everywhere there are always events that are always talked about. In the US, while there are events like the Kentucky Derby or the Academy Awards, where there will always be talk about what who was wearing. In the UK, things are different. At the Chelsea Flower Show, not too much of that …

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5 “Motherly” May Teas Not to Miss!

The fifth month of the year is beginning, a time for the real Spring time to begin (finally!) and to celebrate motherhood. In recognition, here are some teas that I would tend to think of as spring-like and not to miss in May:   1 Give Mom some choices: English Tea Store Flavored Black Tea …

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5 Teas to Get You Through May

Ok, all you maids, time to head out for a quick wash, at least according to the nursery rhyme “The First Of May” (The fair maid who, the first of May, / Goes to the fields at break of day, / And washes in dew from the hawthorn-tree, / Will ever after handsome be.) It’s …

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In the Leaves for May

Once again we pour the water of time into the kettle of knowledge and boil; carefully allow it to cool to the correct temperature for May 2011 before brewing the tea of truth. Earl Grey will be my spirit guide this month as we decipher what the leaves have to tell us. In the bottom …

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20 Reasons to Drink Tea in May

May is chock full of all sorts of special occasions, holidays, and dates recognizing everything from teachers to moms to veterans. As a lover of tea, I have singled out 20 lesser-known dates and shown how you, too, can squeeze even more enjoyment out of every tea leaf by toasting these occasions. Nothing too serious …

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