On these occasions the tea party is a little more formal. The tea-table is usually laid in the dining room, with a lace or embroidered cloth. The plates, with a small tea-knife on each, are arranged round the table; it is usual to provide a small tea-napkin for each guest, and this can be placed […]
A tea party is probably the simplest and certainly the most inexpensive method of entertaining. It can very from a small cosy tea around the fire, especially enjoyed by the ladies, to a buffet tea held in the garden for a tennis party or summer birthday.
Afternoon tea is usually served in the lounge, or […]