No Tricks – Just Mini Treats!

Trick or Treat! While children and teens dress up and go out for Halloween festivities, the adults are busy helping the youngsters prepare for one of the biggest nights of the year (next to Christmas). What kind of treat do the ones not trick-or-treating deserve? Maybe a warm cup of tea along with some scones …

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Save the Tricks and Pile on the Tea Treats!

The kiddies are getting their costumes ready (or more likely mommy and daddy are getting them ready). And the adults (in-between the costume making) are piling up the treats. In this house, we’re skipping the costume part (no kids here) and going straight for the treat part. Yay! Trick-or-treating usually involves a lot of candy. …

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Tea Elegance on a Budget, Part Two

What a wonderful feeling to face the day with a hot cup of tea warming your hands.  You are sure to cherish the memories of friends, food and tea all wrapped up in an elegant party.  You have done your prep work and today, the day of the event, you know you can remain calm …

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Offbeat Tea & Tea Treats

I'm still not sure what the make of the name Teagurt, if I do say so myself. Is it clever or just plain dopey? I guess that's not for me to decide. In any event, if you weren't tipped off by the name, you might want to know that Teagurt was described in a recent …

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No Tricks, Just Tea Time Treats

Every year on October 31st (or thereabouts), it’s “Ding dong — trick or treat” time! Some of us, though, tend to hide out, keeping the lights down low or off altogether, and gobble up those treats in a special tea time (tea mishaps in the dark are a small price to pay). How piggish of …

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“Frightful” Tea Treats

What’s a Halloween teatime without “frightful” treats? For one thing, it’s not very Halloweenish. I mean, after all, the whole point is to get at least a little shiver going up and down your spine, right? Then, you gulp some tea and get all warmed up again. Ah! You basically have two choices here: buy …

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Yes, It’s Fall Tea Time Again

The Autumnal Equinox is upon us once again, signaling that it’s also once again the season for a great Fall Teatime. Invite over a few friends, steep up a pot or two of tea, load up the tea table with your favorite autumn treats, and dig in! For those of you with school age children, …

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Special Tea Time Treats

Tea and treats are a natural combo. Unfortunately, you can get into a real teatime routine (translation: dull treats). It’s good to try something different from the usual, something that will tickle your tastebuds as much as the tea does. Time is here To gather near And have a cup of tea. A slice of …

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Christmas Crackers

For many families around the globe the most magical day of the year is Christmas Day. There is nothing quite as exciting as waking up on Christmas morning, groggily walking down the stairs and finding half-eaten cookies and presents under the tree. In Britain, the tradition of Saint Nicolas’ visit is complimented by the long …

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