Are You a Realistic Hostess?

Are You a Realistic Hostess?

  by Jenny Wells   You’ve been asked to host an event in your home. Maybe it’s a girl’s night out, direct sales party, or bridal shower. “We’ll take care of everything,” you’re told. “We just need a place.” And you...
Why Place Cards at the Tea Party Are Important

Why Place Cards at the Tea Party Are Important

There is a time and a place for every effort under the sun.  At times, place cards will be appropriate on your tea table.   With place cards you can: Relieve your guests from the guess-work of where to sit. Give your event a friendly but dressy and prepared-for feel....
The Guide to Planning a Tea Party–Spring Edition

The Guide to Planning a Tea Party–Spring Edition

by Jenny Wells To begin planning your tea party event, no matter what the season or event you need start by answering a few questions: How many people will you invite? Who will they be? What is your budget? How much does that give you per person? When will your event...
How to Serve Afternoon Tea at the Drop of a Hat

How to Serve Afternoon Tea at the Drop of a Hat

  Your friend just called and will be by in a half an hour.  She needs to talk.  You need to listen.  Is now a good time for a tea party?  Absolutely!  If you follow these simple steps. Note: Afternoon tea does not need to be only for special occasions. You...
Asian Splendor – “Hosting a Traditional Asian Themed Tea Party”

Asian Splendor – “Hosting a Traditional Asian Themed Tea Party”

    Bring the mystery of the orient into your living room with a creative tea party that will have your guests begging for more. Possibilities are endless when you host an Asian themed tea party, from presenting an overview of Asian teas to replicating a Japanese tea...
How The Boston Tea Party Changed Life For You and Me

How The Boston Tea Party Changed Life For You and Me

  In 1773 the Boston Tea Party had a larger impact than just a political movement and regardless of your current policitical stance,  the Boston Tea Party stands out as a momentous time of change.  History students learn of the significant (though strikingly orderly)...