Category Archives: tea

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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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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