One More Reason to Love Tea

Sipping tea at our first formal tea party.

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The 2.0 version of me is all about getting out there and trying new things.

When Was The Last Time You Did Something For The First Time?

Earlier this week, my daughter and I visited a charming little tea room in Pennsylvania. Our first formal tea party.

I love tea. No, I’m OBSESSED with tea! It’s so healthy, soothing, and tasty.

I came across a pin on Pinterest about a Mother’s Day tea party. My interest was piqued. I found a tea room near me called A Taste of Britain. The reviews were great, so I called and made a morning reservation.

The tea room is such a delightful place. The menu included a large selection of teas. I chose the lemon lavender rooibos and my daughter chose the peach black tea.

Adult Tea Party Menu

My tea was a perfect blend of lemon, lavender, and vanilla. It was calming, soothing, and citrusy. I was in tea heaven!

Pouring Tea

We ordered tea sandwiches because no tea party is complete without them. The sandwiches were cut into cute little triangles with the crust cut off. They were adorable and yummy.

Adult Tea Party - sipping tea

We ordered our meals. I got an Apple and Brie Panini, and my daughter got The Old Fashioned. We also ordered two chocolate chip scones. Everything was delicious.

Apple and Brie Panini

My daughter and I poured our last cup of tea around the same time. Then my daughter said, “It looks like our tea party is almost over. We should do this again.”

Wait! Stop the Press!

My young adult daughter enjoyed our tea party and wants a repeat. Friends, I felt like a total rockstar. Just call me Mother of the Year.

Mother of the Year

If you have a teenager or young adult child, you know how big this is.

We talked for over an hour. . .nonstop. There is something magical about tea that connects people.

On the way out, we stopped at the gift shop. The gift shop has a wide variety of authentic British products. I saw a few unfamiliar tea brands that I plan on trying. I may be adding them to my list of favorites, which include Twinings, TAZO, and Adagio Teas.

Shop Adagio Teas

My daughter and I had a wonderful experience and plan on going back soon.


Twinings Assorted Herbal TeasAdagio Loose TeaTAZO Assorted Tea Sampler

Have you ever visited a tea room? What are your favorite tea brands?

Adult Tea Party


  1. May 28, 2019 / 9:14 am

    I love finding cute little spots like this one! I recently went to one in my home town and indulged in some tea myself. I used to drink alot of tea but now I am on coffee (pray for me) This was such a cute and fun idea for a mommy daughter day!

    • Jeanell
      May 30, 2019 / 10:18 pm

      That sounds just like me. In my twenties and thirties I was a heavy coffee drinker. These days, I am back to being a tea lover. When I was younger, I could drink a cup of coffee at 8pm and have no trouble falling asleep. If I drink coffee at 5pm it keeps me up all night now.

  2. May 28, 2019 / 7:49 am

    This is adorable I would love to have a tea party with my mom

    • Jeanell
      May 30, 2019 / 10:14 pm

      My daughter definitely enjoyed it a lot more than I thought she would. I say go for it!

  3. May 27, 2019 / 8:16 pm

    I love tea!! I love it’s healing properties. I would love to visit that place. I’ve wanting to try some new teas. Thanks for sharing!

    • Jeanell
      May 30, 2019 / 10:13 pm

      Let me know how it goes if you decide to check it out. I hope you have a memorable experience!

  4. May 23, 2019 / 6:50 pm

    Oooh, that looks lovely!

    I went to tea at The Pierre (another blogger’s review) once with a friend – we need to do that again, we do!

    • Jeanell
      May 25, 2019 / 2:19 pm

      Thanks Bonnie and have fun!

  5. May 23, 2019 / 6:21 pm

    I’m a tea lover as well! One of my favorite brands is Loose Leaf Women tea. Not only is the tea delicious, but it is inspiring for women with flavors such as Maja’s Yet She Persisted, Rosie’s Riveting We Can Do It, and Notorious RGB’s Supreme AuthoriTea.

    • Jeanell
      May 25, 2019 / 2:26 pm

      I just checked them out! I love the tea names. I will be placing an order soon. Thanks for recommending them.

    • May 28, 2019 / 7:18 am

      I love this! I never really liked tea until I got older, and I don’t know what I was missing! Now I feel as if I HAVE to start my mornings with tea, it allows me to relax and center myself before the day begins. Cute post!

      • Jeanell
        May 30, 2019 / 10:24 pm

        I’m so glad to hear that Alana! Yes, tea is very relaxing! I’m glad you discovered the joy of drinking tea. Better late than never!

  6. May 23, 2019 / 9:22 am

    That was a fun read, Jeanell, and brought back memories of visiting a Tea Room in Fort Myers with a good friend a few years ago. There is a special vibe that fosters relaxing conversation and of course enjoying the delicious treats that go with the tea!

    • Jeanell
      May 25, 2019 / 2:41 pm

      Yes, I agree! Everyone was savoring the moment. There were no cell phones out which was a sight to behold.

  7. May 23, 2019 / 7:02 am

    I’m English so it’s in our DNA to love tea. I love tea, I loved reading your post about tea..

    • Jeanell
      May 25, 2019 / 2:53 pm

      Love it! It should be in everyone’s DNA. Tea is amazing! Glad you enjoyed the post.

    • Jeanell
      May 23, 2019 / 8:08 am

      Thank you!

  8. May 21, 2019 / 5:31 pm

    Great post! I am a tea lover also and enjoy a lovely tea room. So glad you and your daughter had fun!

    • Jeanell
      May 23, 2019 / 8:10 am

      Thank you! We had a wonderful time drinking tea and bonding. It was a perfect day!

  9. May 21, 2019 / 3:41 pm

    Oh, I love this post. Tea is my favorite! I love a good tea party even though I’m 41 years old! What a great experience for you and your daughter.

    • Jeanell
      May 23, 2019 / 8:21 am

      I’m 41 years old too! We loved it and plan on going back. We also plan on visiting a few other tea rooms in the area. It was such a great mother-daughter bonding experience.

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