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The beauty of Afternoon Tea

“People will forget what you say, people will forget what you do, but people will never forget how you make them feel.” Maya Angelou Yesterday our services were enlisted to host an outdoor Afternoon Tea picnic for the staff of a primary school in Dublin’s inner city....

The universal appeal of Afternoon Tea

When I started my mobile Afternoon Tea business nearly 3 years ago now, friends and family kindly kept how crazy they thought I was to themselves. I guess they could see how much of an excitable puppy I was about the whole endeavour, and didn’t want to burst my happy...

Bee My Valentine

Valentine’s Day is on it’s way, and it brings in it’s wake a kaleidoscope of emotions, depending on your situation. Florists and chocolatiers are in romance heaven and planning their summer holidays on the profits. The postman is either really happy with all the love...

Top 3 reasons to have a baby shower

Baby showers are becoming increasingly popular here in Ireland, and many of the older generation Irish mammies that we have been speaking to about them think that they are just another way to extract presents from people. Nothing like an Irish mammy to have an opinion...

Christmas – the ultimate social gathering

Social connectedness comes into it’s own around Christmas time. It’s the time of year when everyone reaches out to family and friends, absent and present, and seeks to reconnect. If you’ve ever lived away from home at Christmas time, you’ll understand acutely that...

Mind Yourself and have some Tea

 I've decided today to focus on two quintessentially Irish values, the notion of Mind Yourself, and of course our love affair with tea! I love the Irish turn of phrase ‘mind yourself’. We say it as a farewell greeting, in much the same way as Americans say 'have a...

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