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Learning About Green Tea With Lady Amy

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Would you like to learn more about Green Tea? Here are my views! For an awfully long time, I avoided green teas. I was all about the black teas. Green tea is not “Super British”. Nancy Rodriguez, of Cup & Crown, and Lady Amy, of Houses of Windsor, joined tea lady forces once a month…

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English Breakfast Tea vs. Irish Breakfast Tea

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Shall we take a look at English Breakfast and Irish Breakfast teas? First, allow me to share how I personally think of them and drink them. In my opinion, English Breakfast is a good regularly bold black tea for everyday drinking. I find Irish Breakfast bolder and higher in caffeine which I drink to prepare…

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Types of English Tea

When it comes to types of English Tea, you may be surprised to know that all tea is imported into the United Kingdom. There are over a dozen countries which export types of tea.  Just to mention a few are China, Japan, Taiwan, Kenya, India, and even the United States (I was surprised to learn…

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A Rave Review for Houses of Windsor by Blogger @cutebrainpants

Tea-Time Traveler Tin

I received the Houses of Windsor LLC’s September Tea-Time Traveller Tin. When I opened the box, I was surprised to find a hand-written note! The kit came with two types of teas, jam, tea cakes, teaspoon, and several paper loose tea filters.  I thought this was the perfect ouch. Amy (the person who packed my shipment)…

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Tea of the Month: Christmas Tea

  Several brands of readily available tea, like Twinings of London, offer a Christmas tea blend.  It’s usually a black tea with flavours of cinnamon and clove. A sip of this in your new Christmas mug while wearing cozy pajamas is the perfect way to start your holiday. From The Tea Times: The Latest News…

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Mums & Daughters Holiday High Tea

Houses of Windsor would like to thank all of the beautiful families that attended this month’s Mums & Daughters Holiday High Tea. The event was a gorgeous and fun way for guests to treat their favorite little ladies to a real tea party. Guests enjoyed scrumptious scones, kid-friendly treats, and other goodies. Even Santa Claus…

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Etiquette Tip of the Month: Tea Spills

Hey, accidents happen. If tea spills, ask for a clean saucer or fold a paper napkin and slip it under the cup to soak up the mess. To prevent spills, be careful not to overfill your teacup. It should be only three-quarters full. From The Tea Times: The Latest News from Houses of Windsor –…

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Tea of the Month: Ginger

Ginger may seem like an odd choice for November, but it is actually perfect to counterbalance all the savory, fatty foods we’ll be eating. Ginger is said to settle the stomach and ease indigestion.  We also like how it makes our tongue tingle between courses. Photo by Don Shin on Unsplash   From The Tea Times: The Latest…

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Etiquette Tip of the Month: Using Your Napkin

Pick up your napkin as soon as you sit down and place it in your lap. The napkin shall remain in your lap throughout the meal except when needed. Never tuck it into your shirt like a bib during a dinner party.     From The Tea Times: The Latest News from Houses of Windsor…

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Speaking of Gifts…

Have you been to the Houses of Windsor website lately? We launched our own tea-tastic gift shoppe! Support local business by shopping The Windsor Gift Shoppe. From tea cups and saucers to Amy’s favourite loose leaf blends, we have products available online. Head over to HousesofWindsor.com to check out our collection.        …

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