Category Archives: New Year

Wishing You Great Tea Times Ahead

Thanks, dear readers and followers. This site has been a pleasure to build. Lots of great tea info that we hope you will keep handy and refer to now and again.

Wishing you all great tea times in 2018 and beyond!

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Revisiting Some Tea Resolutions for the New Year!

Tea_Blog_NewYears-TeaB004aOver the years of writing about tea I and my humans have come up with quite a few resolutions of particular interest to you tea loving humans. Now, for your convenience, here they are consolidated into one long list. Pick and choose those that suit you. Continue reading Revisiting Some Tea Resolutions for the New Year!

An After the Christmas Rush Tea Time

The holiday season is all rush, rush, rush, and then full stop. The gifts have all been unwrapped, the dinner has been eaten, friends and relatives are all relaxing and possibly preparing to head home. It can all be a bit underwhelming. The perfect solution is a special “after the Christmas rush” tea time. It will smooth out those last remnants of jangled nerves and yet give you a nice uplift. That’s the wonder of tea. Continue reading An After the Christmas Rush Tea Time

Wrapping Up 2016 and Looking Ahead to 2017

The year 2016 has been one of politics and changes, both for us and the country. And the year 2017 appears to hold more of the same. We thought a quick look back at some highlights would be good. And of course, we want to give you, dear readers, a peek at some items to come. Continue reading Wrapping Up 2016 and Looking Ahead to 2017

Farewell to the Collectible Teapot Calendar Series

UPDATE: Authors of the text about tea and teawares changed over the years. Joni Miller did some and was passionate about tea, teapots, and tea parties. Annabel Freyberg took over and was a collector (of what is not specified) but seemed to know less about tea. Apparently, Shax Reigler has assumed to role for the 2016 calendar and seems to have even less knowledge about tea than his immediate predecessor.

The Collectible Teapot & Tea Calendar series has been around for about two decades, and its appeal to tea lovers is unmistakable, with the beautiful photographs gracing each month and the wall of wherever it is hung. If only the rest of the calendar lived up to that attraction. The time has come to say farewall to this calendar series. Continue reading Farewell to the Collectible Teapot Calendar Series

Happy Tea New Year to You All!

My thanks and gratitude to everyone who follows and reads these humble writings on tea. You are greatly appreciated.

2010 has been a great year of trying new teas and learning and writing more about tea in general. Along the way, hubby has been part of that journey. He is my tea tasting and photo assistant, comes up with ideas for articles, reads through them when he has time to Continue reading Happy Tea New Year to You All!