Category: Tea as Lifestyle

The Bonds of Shared Joy are Priceless!

   

 In Jane Austen’s day, the hearth was the center of family activity after dinner. The hearth, with its warmth and light, was the place to relax together after the day’s work was done, a bright, comfortable, cheering atmosphere that pushed away the dreariness of their non-electric lit nights. The ladies did their needlework as conversation took hold. Someone might have read aloud or played an instrument. This place, the hearth, warmed their heart, soul, and body. It was the way these people enjoyed companionship and kept their souls knitted together.

Summertime Rose Pink china set with pink flowers on a wood table with lace table runner

Tearoom Carry-Out Services

Afternoon tea is more than just a meal; it is an opportunity to connect with the people we love, and escape from the noise of our daily lives. Although the Tearoom is closed in accordance with the Governor’s mandate, the need for tea is greater than ever. This is why we will be providing carry-out […]

Tips for Tea at Home

Teatime, whether here at The St. James Tearoom or at your own kitchen table, can be a much-needed respite in one’s day. Whatever your reason or need for the tradition of a teatime, be it an interruption from your daily routine or the disconcerting news, here are a few tips to carry on this tradition […]