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Teas of the World: Popularity Contest

Tea, glorious tea. It’s the world’s favourite/ favorite drink after water, representing a $10 billion industry in the US and $38.8 billion industry worldwide. With popularity comes competition. And there is much debate about which is the most popular tea in the world. According to freshtea.com, these are the top 5 most popular teas in the…

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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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Did you know…

They have an extra holiday in the U.K.? December 26th is Boxing Day, a nationally recognized holiday. The exact roots of the holiday are unknown, but nowadays it kicks off the post-Christmas holiday shopping season and gives the Brits some extra time to relax and unwind at the end of a very busy festive season.…

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Crumpets on the Calendar:

Be sure to join us at the following events: British American Chamber of Commerce – Houses of Windsor is sponsoring a BACC networking on February 5th, 2020 event at Rio Pinar Country Club. It is open to the public. $10 for non-members.     From The Tea Times: The Latest News from Houses of Windsor…

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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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Co-Ed Baby Shower Tea Parties

Teatime here in the States has a reputation of being a girly event. Women and girls dress in flowery skirts and fancy hats. The bite size food is delicate. Ladies gossip and swap stories. But in the U.K., everyone attends afternoon tea and there’s no reason men can’t attend a tea party here stateside too.…

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