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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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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Treat Mom To Something Special 🌷😍

  You love your mother. She does so much for you and sometimes it feels like we don’t do enough for them. Busy schedules usually don't allow for it but why not spend Mother’s Day having tea with your mom? If your mother is a huge tea fan and loves to drink her favorite type …

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5 “Thankful” November Teas!

It’s a month of being thankful. From the beautiful Fall colors to the bountiful harvests, we have a lot of good things going on around us. And the same goes for tea. The tea farmers have, for the most part, done their final harvests for this growing season, and the leaves have or soon will …

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Fall Scone Flavors to Enjoy with Your Tea

The colors of Fall are all around us, especially those in the U.S. northeast. Reds, golds, oranges, and chestnut browns have replaced those verdant views. And Fall flavors tend to invade our menu, especially at tea time – and especially when it comes to those delectable sweet-smelling (when fresh from the oven) scones! The brand …

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Toasting the First Day of Fall with Tea

For some folks, Labor Day is officially the end of Summer, which among the folks in the Hamptons also means it’s the last day to wear white until Memorial Day, but officially Summer continues until around the end of the 3rd week of September. I always like to observe this official version of the change …

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5 Reasons a Pastry Fork Is Indispensible

A pastry fork is totally indispensible. True. Have you ever tried to hold a plate in one hand and cut a piece off that slice of pie, tart, or other goodie residing on it with a regular fork? I have. Not a pretty sight. Makes a total mush of that lovely pastry (especially éclairs and …

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Scones Still Reign Supreme at Tea Time!

One of the traditional tea time foods remains the humble and lovable scone. No matter how you enjoy it, a scone is the ultimate treat to enjoy with tea. There are two basic types: sweet (the most popular) and savory. There are also types peculiar to certain locations, most notably British-style and American-style. British vs. …

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