Everyone of us has been taking several tea parties in a year to invite friends, colleagues, and others. So what do you have toprepare for a successful tea party. This article might help.
When it comes to hosting a party, you will need to make your plans 3-4 weeks in advance. Here are the things that you need to plan for.
Date and Time - You will need to choose a day and time. This social gathering typically lasts for 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
Location - You can hold the gathering at your own home (indoors or outdoors) or find a relaxing location such as your local country club or garden park.
Theme - What kind of theme would you like for your party? You could do a mother and daughter, school friends, neighbors, co-workers or a moms/grandmothers theme.
Invitations - Your invitations should fit the theme of your party. They need to include all of the necessary information such as: Who, What, When and Where. Your invitations should be mailed out to your guests 2 weeks before the party date.
Supplies - What kind of supplies will you need? You will need: a variety of teas, food, teapots, tea kettle, teacups, tea bag holders, sugar, creamers, demitasse spoons, dessert plates, silverware, serving plates, napkins and a lace tablecloth.
Food - The food that you serve during a tea party should be on the light side. Scones, muffins, pastries, fancy cookies, tarts, biscotti and small sandwiches work best. You could also offer a full-size dessert cake, chocolate covered fruits and chocolate truffles.
Teas - You should serve your guests a variety of teas.