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Marketing Tips: K.I.S.S.= Keep It Simply Stated (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Fri February 12th 2016 @ 2:36 PM

MARKETING TIPS FOR TEA BUSINESS OWNERS - a very business-like K.I.S.S. for Valentine's Day. Here's my latest post over on LinkedIn. This is a fun article about marketing for tea in an overly technical, modern world. I couldn't resist giving it a Valentine flair. Have a great weekend! Read More »

THE PUZZLE HEART by Kim Hendrickson (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Wed February 10th 2016 @ 9:13 PM

My favorite Valentine’s Day wasn’t romantic in the least.   My oldest and dearest friend, Sam and I worked for the same publisher many years ago.  We decided, along with two other people we shared an office with, to pull names out of a hat. The rules were simple; to make, create, assemble a Valentine’s gift. If we had to buy something for the person whose name we got, it would be as a last resort. Read More »

Some Websites to Watch Recently Updated, Tea Related (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Mon February 8th 2016 @ 11:22 AM

Some Websites to Watch – Recently Updated, Tea Related - prepared by The Tea House Times

As the popularity of tea continues to grow, so does tea business. There are plenty of new tea retailers, tea rooms, and coffee shops beginning to sell tea and accoutrements.  There are many who have very successfully stayed in business past that shaky five year mark and are now at the point of modernizing or changing their websites and the look of them, entirely. This article highlights just a few and follows with a list of links so you may have a quick peak at what's new. Read More »

New Coffee Fest Website Announcement (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Mon February 8th 2016 @ 11:18 AM

Coffee Fest Trade Shows is pleased to unveil a newly designed website and invite you to take a peak!  "After eight months of planning, implementation, blood, sweat and tears, we were ecstatic to officially announce the launch February 5, 2016," said David Heilbrunn, CEO, show president, and show manager. Read More »

BILLY TEA by Linda Villano (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Mon February 8th 2016 @ 10:57 AM

Australian poet A.B. Paterson, aka Banjo Paterson, added lyrics to a traditional Scottish melody called “Thou Bonnie Wood of Craigielea" back in 1895. The result, Waltzing Matilda, is deemed Australia’s unofficial national anthem.  Read More »

China Under Snow by Peter Goggi (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Mon February 8th 2016 @ 10:42 AM

A week ago, Friday, I turned 60.  Holy Crap, how did that happen?? . . . In any case, I was feeling awful, and ended up in the Dr.’s office that day due to an upper respiratory infection.  Not good, but not the point of this musing!  Read More »

contains audio content A Celebration of Life by Susan Patterson (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Mon February 8th 2016 @ 10:12 AM

A Celebration of Life It is winter at the high desert... Everything is a tone of grey or brown... Nothing is straight. . . . . - Poem, audio, and discussion by Susan Patterson Read More »

The History of Tea with VIDEO by Victoria Bisogno (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Mon February 8th 2016 @ 10:02 AM

Tea is ancient. Throughout history, the habit of drinking tea has been associated with different cultures. For nearly five thousand years, tea has generated a rich culture, and different civilizations have assimilated tea as part of their lives. Tea has become the protagonist of various aspects of everyday life. Read More »

Jason McDonald Shares: A New Health Benefit for Tea (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Mon February 8th 2016 @ 8:35 AM

My dear tea friends. You are dear. And my post today is to allow someone else to tell their story.

He is a man who says that tea saved his life. It is a story that will tug at your heartstrings.

If you know this person, you may even need a box of tissues....I did.
Read More »

Coffee & Tea Festival ICED Cools Down Philly This June (TeaHouseTimesAdmin)
posted Fri January 29th 2016 @ 6:13 PM

Starfish Junction Productions, producer of the popular Coffee & Tea Festival at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, is getting ready to refresh the city of brotherly love at the first of its kind Coffee & Tea Festival Philly Iced. This festival of iced beverages focusing on coffee and tea will be held on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard – Marine Parade Grounds. This family-friendly event will provide attendees the opportunity to taste best-selling, many hand crafted, products from more than 40 local, national and international exhibitors. Information can be found at: CoffeeAndTeaFestival.com/PhillyIced. Read More »

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The Tea House Times Calendar - Upcoming Events
Local Time: Sun Feb 14 13:47:13 2016
Feb 18, 2016 The African Influence in Foods - Feb 18, 7:00 pm - Woodbridge, NJ
Feb 20, 2016 The Tea World in Africa - Feb 20, 2 pm - Sayreville, NJ
Feb 21, 2016 First Annual Houston Tea Festival, Feb 20-21, 2016
Life at an Edwardian Manor - Feb 21, 2 pm - Kinnelon, NJ
Feb 22, 2016 Life as a Domestic Servant - Feb 22, 7 pm - South River, NJ
Feb 24, 2016 Favorite Foods and Libations of Past Presidential Families - Feb 24, 6:30 pm - Bound Brook, NJ
Feb 27, 2016 SW Tea Fest - Sat. Feb 27, 10 am - 5 pm - Las Vegas, NV
Mar 11, 2016 TEA Town Hall Interactive - @Coffee Fest, NYC - Fri. Mar. 11 at 11 a.m.
Mar 12, 2016 TEA COURSE FAST TRACK @Coffee Fest, New York City - March 11 or 12, 1 pm
Tea in the Coffee Shop Setting - @Coffee Fest, New York, NY - March 12, 8 am
Mar 13, 2016 Coffee Fest - Mar 11-13 - New York, NY
Matcha 101 - @Coffee Fest, NYC - March 13, 8 am
TEA DISCOVERY EXHIBIT Sponsored by The Tea House Times @Coffee Fest
How to Host a Tea Party @Southern Women's Show - Memphis, TN
Mar 17, 2016 Irish Farmhouse Tea - 11:30 am - 4 pm - Thornton, PA
Mar 19, 2016 Tea Course Fast Track - Sat. March 19, 1pm-5pm - Brooklyn, NY @Coffee & Tea Festival
Mar 20, 2016 Coffee and Tea Festival, NYC - March 19-20, 2016
Tea Course Fast Track - Sun. March 20, 8 am-noon - Brooklyn, NY @Coffee & Tea Festival
Apr 21, 2016 Queen Elizabeth II Turns 90 Today! Happy Birthday to the Queen!
May 7, 2016 Midwest Tea Fest - May 7, 2016 - 10-5 - Kansas City, MO
Jun 10, 2016 TEA Town Hall Interactive - @Coffee Fest, Dallas, TX - Fri. June 10, 11 am
Jun 11, 2016 Tea in the Coffee Shop Setting - @Coffee Fest, Dallas, TX - June 11, 2016
Jun 12, 2016 Coffee Fest - June 10-12, 2016 - Dallas, TX
Matcha 101 - @Coffee Fest, Dallas, TX - June 12, 8 am
TEA COURSE FAST TRACK @CoffeeFest, Dallas, TX - June 11 or 12, 1 pm
TEA DISCOVERY EXHIBIT Sponsored by The Tea House Times @Coffee Fest
Jun 16, 2016 Working with the Media: Learn from Top Tea Editors - Panel @World Tea Expo, Las Vegas- June 16, 8 am
Jun 17, 2016 World Tea Expo - June 15-17 - Las Vegas, NV
Sep 30, 2016 TEA Town Hall Interactive - @Coffee Fest, Anaheim, CA - Fri. Sept 30, 11 a.m.
Oct 1, 2016 Tea in the Coffee Shop Setting - @Coffee Fest, Anaheim, CA - Oct 1, 8 am
TEA COURSE FAST TRACK @Coffee Fest, Anaheim, CA - Sept 30 or Oct 1, 1-5 pm
Oct 2, 2016 Matcha 101 - @Coffee Fest, Anaheim, CA - Oct 2, 8 am
TEA DISCOVERY EXHIBIT Sponsored by The Tea House Times @Coffee Fest
Coffee Fest, Ahaheim, CA - Sept 30-Oct 2, 2016
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