Afternoon Tea – An Afterschool Tradition

Afternoon Tea – An Afterschool Tradition

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

The Tea Service – Afternoon Tea At Its Finest

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...
Travel To London For Afternoon Tea – Virtually

Travel To London For Afternoon Tea – Virtually

    In Great Britain, every day is time for tea and there is nothing more elegant (or expensive) than taking afternoon tea in London.  Today’s post is an ode to all British tearoom’s and a chance to do a virtual visit.  First stop, the ultimate...
History of Tea – Taxes and Smuggling In 18th Century England

History of Tea – Taxes and Smuggling In 18th Century England

Since its introduction into the Western world, tea has grown in popularity and is now the second most popular beverage in the world after water. Throughout its history tea demand has dramatically increased as a result of its good taste, health and medicinal properties...
Tea Time Videos You Don’t Want To Miss

Tea Time Videos You Don’t Want To Miss

Tea and creativity go hand in hand like tea and milk or a teacup and a saucer. In honor of  all those creative tea lovers out there, I have assembled a collection of unusual, tea related videos. From creative advertisements and short films to the most romantic...
How the Movies Communicate the Heart of Tea

How the Movies Communicate the Heart of Tea

    I recently watched Miss Potter for the first time. Enjoyed the movie, thoroughly (Ewan McGregor sings, how could I not?). A classic story of English aristocracy, this interpretation of Beatrix Potter showcased many of the values I hold dear. These...