Archive for October 2019

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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Crumpets on the Calendar:

Crumpets on the calendar: Fall is a busy season for Houses of Windsor. Be sure to join us at the following events: Florida Wedding Expo by Your Wedding TV – Learn what to expect at a Houses of Windsor tea party by stopping by our booth at the Rosen Plaza Hotel on October 20th. Go…

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In Honour of Women in Business…

In Honour of  Women-owned businesses get 10% off their next tea party with Houses of Windsor. Mention Couture Connections when you book your event.   From The Tea Times: The Latest News from Houses of Windsor- October 2019

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Tea of the Month: Lavender

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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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Posh and Powerful

Insurance brokers focused on helping families and small businesses, a woman who turned a vacant shopping mall space into a vibrant co-working atmosphere, a wellness advocate focused on keeping women healthy inside and out — these are some of the wonderful women who attended this month’s Couture Connections: A Posh Tea Event. The event, hosted…

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Did You Know?

J. Howard Miller's "We Can Do It!" poster from 1943

There are almost 13 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. Women-owned businesses generate $1.9 trillion in revenue Women of color account for 50% of all women-owned businesses In 1972, women-owned businesses represented 4.6% of all businesses. Today, that number is 42% *Statistics from American Express 2019 State of Women-Owned Business Report (link) Pat yourselves on…

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Women Who Own It

From the Queen of England to the solopreneur working out of her home office, women are at the top of their game. October is National Women’s Small Business Month and Houses of Windsor is proud to be a woman-owned business! From The Tea Times: The Latest News from Houses of Windsor- October 2019

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Tea of the Month: Chai

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Chai smells and tastes like a crisp fall morning. This black tea blend is bursting with flavorful spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves. It tastes great served hot or cold, making it perfect for this transitional month. By the way, “chai” is the Hindi word for “tea” so referring to this beverage as “chai tea”…

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Now Booking: Corporate Holiday Tea Parties

Nobody needs another boring White Elephant party. Spice up your corporate holiday events this year with a personalized tea party hosted by Houses of Windsor, LLC. Give your employees something to look forward to with a sampling of seasonal teas, scones, tea sandwiches, and more. Let us turn your board room into a tea house!…

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