These 5 Tea Lessons Changed My Life and You Won’t Believe Number 4!...

Oct 4, 2014 by

Tea has changed my life. It’s true. When I began to practice a lifestyle of tea, I literally bloomed like an oolong leaf releasing it’s liquor. Here are the top lessons that revolutionized my life.   #1 You Can Pursue Your Passion AND Make Money For a long time, I thought it was either one way or the other. You either make money or you love what you do. When I began to research the tea business I found a great fit between something I enjoyed and something that could pay my bills. This was a huge lightbulb moment for me.   #2 Tea Takes Time To Steep and So Do I Learning to brew loose leaf tea taught me to be patient. Quality is always worth the wait.   #3 Pouring Tea For...

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Introducing The New “Tea Party Girl” – Sonya Michelle...

Jul 8, 2014 by

  It’s hard to believe that today has finally come.  Today is the day I turn over my “hostess” responsibilities at Tea Party Girl.com to a special someone.  I have loved owning and operating Tea Party Girl and I have so enjoyed getting to know each and everyone of it’s readers. (like YOU!) So without further adieu let me introduce to you, Sonya Michelle, the NEW, “Tea Party Girl.”  I’m ready to bring you more exciting ideas, stories, information and recipes on Tea Party Girl.com Q: Welcome Sonya Michelle.  First things first.  All of the readers of this blog are dying to know your personal tea story.  We want to know the nitty gritty on how you came to love afternoon tea and what it’s like to “take tea” in Australia (where you live!)...

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A Scrumptious Vegan Tea Party

Jun 21, 2014 by

Recently, I was asked by a new TeaPartyGirl.com member if there was any info on our site about a Vegan TeaTime or Vegan Tea Party Treats. Since there wasn’t anything I could find, I decided to write one something for our Vegan Tea Loving Friends. This article may be helpful to those who are eating gluten free as well.  Just be sure to make substitutions where necessary. So, what is a Vegan? The term “vegan” was coined in England in 1944 by Donald Watson, co-founder of the British Vegan Society, to mean “non-dairy vegetarian”; the society also opposed the use of eggs as food. It extended its definition in 1951 to mean “the doctrine that man should live without exploiting animals,” and in 1960 H. Jay Dinshah started the American Vegan Society, linking the...

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Why Don’t People RSVP and Bring Hostess Gifts?...

Jun 14, 2014 by

  This article was originally posted several years ago.  The problem is, the issue seems to have gotten worse.  Are we so self focused that we can no longer think of others?  Read this post, and comment.  I want to hear your thoughts +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Yes, this is my question, and I want to hear from you in the comments, especially if you are someone who doesn’t RSVP when invited to an event. I won’t hold it against you, today all judgment’s suspended. I truly want to your help solving one of these mysteries of life! At the time of this writing, I am seventy-two hours away from helping to host our Mom’s Night Out for our local co-op for homeschooling families. Here are my stats: Seventy-four invitations were sent Twelve people confirmed they were...

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How To Host A Mystery Tea Party...

Jun 10, 2014 by

I love a good themed tea party and whether you are hosting a women’s tea party, a bridal tea party or a children’s tea party, using a mystery tea theme will add a unique touch. ( It will also keep your guests talking for months to come!) Personally I have hosted numerous mystery tea parties over the years. I love customizing the tea party menu to reflect the “mysterious theme.”  Every theme has a unique twist of its own and whether you choose a Titanic, Old West or Sherlock Holmes plot line your guests are sure to have a good time. One of my favorite things about hosting a mystery tea is the participation and creativity it can release in your guests. Here’s how it works: Tea party guests arrive in costume and play a character...

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