Themed Teatime: Autumn

Themed Teatime: Autumn

Fall is now in full swing, with the maples reddening in the late afternoon sunlight and the frost painting the blades of grass in crisp silver triangles each morning. Fall is a wonderful time to enjoy nature and poetry together before the cold winds of winter blow by. Take time during your teatime to go outside, breathe in, and enjoy the delights of autumn.

Themed Teatime: Spooky

Themed Teatime: Spooky

“Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary….” With these spooky lines, Edgar Allan Poe begins his classic poem “The Raven.” Poe’s poetry never fails to send shivers down the spine with its dark and beautiful imagery. Poe’s works are a wonderful reminder that October is the perfect time to celebrate the slightly ghostly, magical, and spooky.

Tea in India

Tea in India

When you think of tea, you may think of British high tea or elaborate tea ceremonies in Japan. However, tea is also one of India’s most popular beverages. In fact, tea is so popular in India that the nation not only produces the second largest amount of tea in the world, but it also consumes nearly a third of the world’s teas.

Themed Teatime: Roald Dahl

Themed Teatime: Roald Dahl

“A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men,” said Willy Wonka in Roald Dahl’s classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Besides nonsense, what else should wise men cherish occasionally? Candy, of course!

Combining candy, poetry, and nonsense makes for a spectacular themed teatime. See the ideas below for decorations and ways to celebrate the hilarious nonsense that is Roald Dahl!

Themed Teatime: Summer

Themed Teatime: Summer

What does summer mean to you? Summer might remind you of running through the sprinklers on a hot July day, drinking lemonade by the pool, splashing up streams, making road trips across long flat farmland, or listening to the ceiling fan whirl and cicadas buzz in the night. Summer memories are so much fun to plan your teatime around. So today, why not celebrate the season with these ideas for a summer-themed poetry teatime.

NEW: Poetry Teatime Tea Cozies!

NEW: Poetry Teatime Tea Cozies!

If your table needs a boost of fun, or your teapots need a snug place to stay warm while you read your poems aloud, we humbly offer you our tea cozies to fill the bill!

Teatime Tip: DIY Placemats for Kids

Teatime Tip: DIY Placemats for Kids

Want a simple way to jazz up your poetry teatime? You might think that placemats are a feature of dinner parties and five-course meals. But placemats are actually a simple and fun decoration that will add color and variety to your table.