The universal appeal of Afternoon Tea

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

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...
Mind Yourself and have some Tea

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...
Make time for Creativity

Make time for Creativity

Recently, I was asked to host a Tea Party at a Girl Crew event that involved colouring, creativity and storytelling. A large group turned up, straight from work, handed over their mobile phones, and settled in to be still and let the mind wander and the imagination...
The humble Egg Mayo sandwich

The humble Egg Mayo sandwich

In honour of national bread day, this blog post is about the humble egg mayo sandwich. Prior to becoming an Afternoon Tea lady, the only times I can remember having egg sandwiches were at funerals. Not at the church of course, you’re only served the body of Christ in...
Why we love Afternoon Tea so much

Why we love Afternoon Tea so much

Afternoon Tea is enjoying a renaissance of sorts in the entertaining world. A tradition started in Britain to satisfy the mid-afternoon hunger pangs of a famished duchess, it’s now a popular way to while away an afternoon with some of your favourite people. Here’s why...