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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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The Tea Lover’s Gift Guide

We’ve been shopping and found the perfect holiday gifts for every person in your life. Tea party hostess, Amy Mitchell hand chose this entire collection. Sit back and enjoy Houses of Windsor’s first annual holiday gift guide.   For Mum: Choose something hobby related to show mum that you’re thinking of her. My mum would…

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How to Eat a Scone, Etiquette Tip of the Month

How to Eat a Scone, Etiquette Tip of the Month Break off a bite or two and put a small amount of clotted cream and jam on the scone before eating it. Repeat for each bite. This varies by region. The Cornish tradition is to spread jam first followed by cream. From The Tea Times:…

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Tea of the Month: Lavender

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

Lavender tea can relax the mind, body, and soul. It is said to relieve anxiety, quiet the brain, and calm nerves. Use it as part of your self-care regimen to help you unwind at the end of a busy day.     Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash From The Tea Times: The Latest News…

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Brits in Business

In true Houses of Windsor fashion we highlight the powerhouse British Business leaders flexing their muscle across the pond:   JK Rowling: We all recognize her as the mastermind behind the Harry Potter franchise. She is also the world’s highest paid author. Way to write your name to the top, JK! —— Collette Roche: She’s…

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