Afternoon Tea – An Afterschool Tradition...

Aug 27, 2013 by

Have you ever caught yourself saying, “what is happening to the children of this world?”  Do you feel frustrated with rude and inappropriate behavior at every turn?  If so, it may be time for you to do something about it.  YES YOU!  You can do something about your community by adopting a child for afternoon tea. Over the years,  numerous women have shared with me their tea journey.  For many, after school tea with a relative set in motion their passion for afternoon tea tradition and a finer way of life.  If you did not enjoy teatime with a relative consider starting a tradition of your own.  Why not share teatime with your own children or the neighborhood kids?  Afternoon tea is a gentle art that is taught.  You can be the teacher and...

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You Can Make Money Hosting Children’s Tea Parties...

Jan 29, 2013 by

Stay at home moms know that extra income can be the difference between peace and stress in their household. Millions of moms are looking for ways to generate extra income and still be at home with their children each day. If you find yourself in this category considering your options then this blog post is for you.   Offering Children’s Tea Parties can be a great way to earn extra money or a full time income. While household cuts are being made left and right the “birthday party” has yet to be touched. Why? Because American’s believe a birthday is a special right of passage and honors it as such.   As a Children’s Tea Party planner, your job is to host the event of a century and get paid to do it. First,...

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The Printable Tea Party

Sep 13, 2012 by

Gone are the days of the standard tea party.  Today’s afternoon tea gathering can be as creative as you are.  Need some help?  A printable tea party may be all that you need. What is a printable tea party ? A printable tea party is a program which allows you to print custom paper designs and use them to create unique party setting.  For example: using your home computer you can print out an unusual tea quote and adhere it to the center of solid color paper plates.  In addition you can print matching napkins, cup trims, signs, games and more.  Get wild without going broke.  All you need is a license to print, a good home computer, decorative scissors and paper. Here are some fun examples: This is an example of a children’s...

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The Guide to Planning a Child’s Tea Party–Valentine Edition...

Jan 12, 2012 by

Not only can we credit Victorian England for the popularization of afternoon tea, but also for the practice of exchanging elaborate valentines. Did you know this? Doilies, rosy-cheeked cupids, and embellishments added to love letters began during the “Golden Age of Valentines” of 1840-1860. I understand that it was a subtle way for men and women to communicate their real feelings to each other. Don’t you remember looking hard between the lines for a hidden meaning in the Valentine you received in the third grade from the boy you had a crush on? And oh, the first REAL store-bought glossy and sappy Valentine I received in the eighth grade? I’ll never forget it. I’m sure I still have it around somewhere!The expectations get so much higher as we get older, regrettably so. Can’t Valentine’s...

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A Mad Hatters Tea Party – Create Some Fun For Kids...

Sep 22, 2011 by

   Tea parties are always a fun way to get together, but a Mad Hatters tea party is a different kind of fun. What a memorable way to create some end of summer fun for the kids. Nonsensical and silly are the goals of this party. All the tea etiquette rules and sophistication of a traditional tea party go out the window, or should I say go through the looking glass? If you remember, in Alice in Wonderland, the March Rabbit meets with Alice as he is running late for a tea party. The beginning of Chapter 7 in the story, Alice finds herself at a very long table, set for many for tea. Everyone is crowded at one end of this table. This, of course, is the Mad Hatter’s tea party. The Mad...

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