The #tisane journey

This year I took on a new task— a task to create my own herbal tea from scracth. I purchased seeds from Burpees Gardens and started my harvest in April of 2018. At the top of spring, my plants were growing excessively. Some seeds were required more work than others so I had buy more…

#sheblogstea 2nd Annual Tea party

  We kicked off the summer with #sheblogstea party on June 24th, 2018. Invitations were sent in April 2018 with suggestions via pinterest links on attire and etiquette. This year was definitely bigger and better than last year with 35 sent invitations and 30 attendees the day of the event. Guests arrived promptly. Some of…

Afternoon Tea – Japanese Style (Manhattan – NYC)

So as I was wrapping up 2017, I shared a Facebook post with my close friends and family about my blog and how in a world that seem so cold I used tea to keep me warm and uplift my spirits.  Once I shared the post, my closest kinsfolk decided to share with me a…

Part I: Holiday Tea Adventures: A Burning Ceremony with Tea

Have you ever heard of a burning ceremony? Me neither. I was invited through a friend of a friend to come to her house and serve tea for an intimate get together. The hostess of the burning ceremony told me come with whatever teas I’d like to serve. I was ecstatic and nervous at the…

Tea for A Cause: #SheBlogsTea supports #Lupus Awareness

This past weekend I was invited to serve tea at my best friend Tyresa’s Lupus Brunch. All proceeds and donations went straight to the Lupus Research Alliance. At the brunch we had awesome speakers and lupus warriors sharing their personal stories/journeys with us.  It was so inspiring to meet people so strong living out their…

Afternoon Tea at St. Regis Hotel NYC

It was 3:45pm on Halloween Eve, the day before my birthday, the weather chill with a crisp cool breeze, one perfect for afternoon tea. The dress code elegant casual, the decor — very luxurious, with ancient paintings, pillars with gold plated trimmings, and glamorous chandeliers, one fit for royalty, a Queen on her “almost birthday.”…