Category Archives: Holidays & Seasons

Almost every day has some kind of holiday, but we are focused here on the main ones. They are always better when tea is part of the celebration, so we have some great ideas (with more to come, and yours are also welcome) for which teas can go best with which holiday.

Recipes for Sweet Recipe for Sweet TEAcicles by Janet Sanchez

Summer is on a roll, and even though kids are heading back to school, Summer has more than a month left, according to the calendar. So plenty of time to enjoy this delicious and healthy cooling treat! Continue reading Recipes for Sweet Recipe for Sweet TEAcicles by Janet Sanchez

How to Relish the Last Hurrahs of Summer with Tea

Some parts of the U.S. have seen unseasonably cool temperatures. And too much rain. And flooding. With such events going on, some of us are prompted to relish the last hurrahs of Summer with some suitable tea moments. Your fave little teapot is here to show you how. Continue reading How to Relish the Last Hurrahs of Summer with Tea

4th of July Fireworks at Tea Time (and a couple of recipes)!

The 4th of July is a celebration of Independence, with fireworks and wiener roasts and marshmallows and chocolate bars melted into s’mores. Don’t forget the parades and concerts. But the best (okay, so I’m a little prejudiced here, being a teapot and all) is a 4th of July tea time while enjoying it all. TOOOT! Continue reading 4th of July Fireworks at Tea Time (and a couple of recipes)!

Summer Solstice and Tea

Woohoo! It’s Summer Solstice time once again! Even though the unofficial start of Summer is the Memorial Day Weekend, this is the official start – the day that marks the longest day and shortest night here in the Northern hemisphere (and the reverse for the Southern hemisphere). So, how does this affect your tea drinking, if at all? Two words: iced tea. TOOOT! Continue reading Summer Solstice and Tea

10 Things to Remember When Having Tea with the Queen of England

Dating from the days of Queen Victoria of England, afternoon garden tea parties with over 8,000 guests each have been given annually at Buckingham Palace with Queen Elizabeth II carrying on the tradition even today. It’s an occasion for wearing nice dresses and suits, white cotton gloves, and even hats. But what if you were to have a private tea time with Her Royal Highness? There are at least ten things to remember at such a time. Continue reading 10 Things to Remember When Having Tea with the Queen of England