The moment you are told “afternoon tea” you may think of the idea of a tea party wearing frilly hats more than amusement. But I’m here to tell that it’s an absolute delight. When I was in London in the year 2019 I was able to go to numerous teahouses, and eat Tea cakes, tea sandwiches and small fours.
Although you may want to take a trip out for afternoon tea but it doesn’t need to be dressed up, or leaving your home. If you prefer to sip drinking your Earl Grey from your couch or want to dress up read on to find out why I’m a big fan of having an afternoon tea break and some suggestions to start you off.
The cultures of the world have breaks scheduled in their lunchtimes. For instance, England has tea at afternoon tea, Spain takes a siesta and Italy is home to Riposos. Evening naps aren’t the same as naps; They can disrupt your sleep pattern According to Sleep Foundation, but choosing to break your routine with afternoon tea gives you a breather andlet you connect with friends. It’s the perfect kind of two-for-one!
It’s not just that working longer than 39 hours per week be physically exhausting however, it could also negatively impact your mental health as per Social Science & Medicine. However, in the last few decades we’ve glorified fatigue and overwork, and wore it as a badge respect. I’ve been there!
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The recent surge of people participating with The Great Resignation (leaving their job to find greater flexibility and joy) is a sign that we’re beginning to realize that feeling tired isn’t healthy or fulfilling. By the time the it gets to afternoon it’s time to take a break.
You may think “I already am taking an hour of rest! What do you think of the happy hour?” I enjoy an enjoyable happy hour however, from moms who are pregnant to those who are trying to extend the duration of their Dry January resolutions You and your buddies may be searching for a different option to pass the time.
Apart from the possibility that making tea at home instead of drinking at a bar can save you money and time, there are quite a several health benefits of staying sober. You’ll be able to cut down on calories and improve your skin and get better rest.
Pumpkin Chai Latte
It’s not necessary to drink your tea as a whole. The combination of cinnamon, pumpkin and foamed milk can elevate this beverage to a new level. It’s not just delicious and spicy, it’s also an indulgence which doesn’t contain the same amount of caffeine as espresso. It takes just 10 minutes to make.
Sandwiches with Herbed Butter and watercress, blueberry and lemon for example, ham and mustard, will complement your tea and help keep your appetite at bay, but not leave you stuffed. You’re likely to already have some of the ingredients these recipes require within your home!
Color Blocked Petit Fours
To add the final finish to your meal it is essential to have some sweets to accompany your tea! Petit Four literally translates to “small oven” as well as the fact the cakes are small makes them even more adorable. The icing, the cake, and sprinkles are set to make your tea time an entire lot more fun.
You might already have the coffee bar or bar cart that you have in the kitchen but you’ll be happy to learn you can have a teanook that can be an exact replica of the bar cart! Find tea spoons, tea bags and a glass of milk to start and, when you decide the kinds of items you prefer mixing into your mug, you can mix it up and add on top of the mix.
If you’re looking for something other than a plain teapot, pick a plain teapot and make something with it! Washi tape, markers, as well as Mod Podge as well as tissue papers are an excellent option to create a one of a kind teapot that everybody will appreciate. It also makes the perfect gift for a Galentine’s day 😉
Victorian London Fog
This black tea contains the flavors of citrus, vanilla and lavender for the perfect flavor, which is similar to London. As it’s a dark tea, sugar and milk taste as good as honey when blended in. It also is a sharp, strong flavor that is perfect with sandwich sandwiches of blueberry and lemon.
Laetitia Rouget Love Mug
If you’re drinking a great drink, getting a stylish mug is as important just as drinking the beverage itself! These adorable mugs feature “I love you” written in a variety of languages and a heart. It is the perfect match to drink from at Valentine’s Day… or any other day of the year, if you’re lucky.