Afternoon Tea In Great Britain – Part 1...

Jan 9, 2014 by

This post is the first in an upcoming series on afternoon tea in Great Britain.  I will be traveling to Great Britain later in the month, and sharing my journey with you.  I hope that you will participate with me through comments and on Facebook.  Join our RSS feed and our email to be included in the full story. I love London.  Always have.  My first visit was during the summer of 1988 when I lived on canal boats and learned to drink tea.  It was one of the greatest experiences of my life.  Since then I have visited the British Isle’s about 13 times.  My upcoming trip is my first in ten years and I am excited to “get home.” Afternoon tea in Great Britain is undergoing a resurgence.  Once a daily ritual,...

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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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The Tea Service – Afternoon Tea At Its Finest...

Jul 24, 2013 by

Dear Tea Party Girl Readers, Today’s post will enable you to impress even your most difficult friends.  The next time you are hosting afternoon tea, share the history of each part of your tea set.  Jaws will drop.  Eyebrows will shoot up.  You will give the general impression of a person who knows all and is able to show it with class.  Ready to be brilliant? Our guest post is from Joelle Grubb from Teatime Traditions.  In this short article she slices and dices through the traditional tea set giving you important information about each and every piece of tableware.  Enjoy and don’t forget to throw your knowledge around to amaze your friends! -Dawnya   A Short History Of The Tea Service Set by Joelle Grubb Tea, being the most popular drink in the...

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