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Hot Tea Month

January is Hot Tea Month. And okay, sure, it’s one of those holidays that’s made up to give the industry a boost, much like National Pickle Week (which is in May) and National Grapefruit Month (February). But if you’ve been … Continue reading

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Window Shopping

All I do when I walk through NYC is look at the windows in shops — not just during the holidays, but year-round. Which is why seeing this window at Books of Wonder (thanks, Heather Ross!) just makes me super giddy. … Continue reading

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As long as I’m talking about research: The Charleston Tea Plantation

I’d mentioned research in a recent post. Sometimes, I can’t stop, even after the book is already written. In honor of How to Behave at a Tea Party, for instance, I forced my family to accompany me to this beautiful spot to see how … Continue reading

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Pinkies Up!

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                Look who’s been dressing up for tea this week! Authors, editors, librarians, the team at Katherine Tegen Books, the folks from my indy bookstore and the Washington Nationals! (And Sock Monkey. You should always give … Continue reading

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Are you ready for the Tea Party?

I’ve been on pins and needles waiting for the publication of How to Behave at a Tea Party, my book with illustrator Heather Ross, and now the date is here! In the book, Julia and Charles have different ideas about … Continue reading

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