The porcelain tea caddy

I've always been interested in all the paraphernalia that accompanies the Western tea ceremony, though my knowledge of what constituted a tea caddy for years was limited to the wooden chest that well-to-do hostesses in days gone by would bring out to serve tea at the table. Only recently did I become aware of how... Continue Reading →

Teatime in Colonial America

I've been intrigued by what teatime must have been like in Colonial America ever since I got into genealogy research, and found that it is believed that one of my ancestors was a participant in the Boston Tea Party, that he "helped to throw the tea overboard." And he wasn't the only one in his... Continue Reading →

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