Tea, High Tea And Afternoon Tea – What’s The Difference?

Tea the Drink There are two forms of tea that often cause confusion in the tea world: tea the drink and tea the meal. Tea the drink is made from the Camellia Sinensis plant and from the processing of the plant white, green, oolong, and black teas are produced. The basic teas are also often blended with other plants like vanilla, mint and melon as well as flavors like Oil of Bergamot to make Earl Grey Tea, The beverage is made by steeping processed leaves, buds, or twigs of the tea bush in hot water for a few minutes. The processing can include oxidation, heating, drying, and the addition of other herbs, flowers, spices, and fruits. The term “herbal tea” …

Shopping For Your Wine Racks Is Easier When Done From Your Sofa

Everyone knows that shopping over the internet is both a blessing and a curse. While there is nothing like being able to shop from the comfort of your sofa in your favourite pyjamas with a cup of steaming coffee or hot chocolate, especially at this the busiest shopping time of year. However, the frustration of the World Wide Web can sometimes be so overwhelming when it comes to finding a special gift for someone special that it drives you to the verge of insanity. During the holiday season it’s great to be able to avoid the crowded shopping malls but that doesn’t necessarily mean that finding the perfect gift is going to be any less daunting a task. Let’s say …

Pub Tables – Perfect For Conversation

A special kind of dinette set is the pub table. A pub table and pub table set is perfect for casual eating or casual conversation. It is convenient for regular casual meals, or for more exciting social activity like board games or poker. In fact, the pub table is gaining popularity as a dual functioning dinette set and source of leisure activity. And as they often do not take up much space, they can also be utilized just as easily indoors as they can outdoors. From the most casual to the most formal, and whether it is purchased as a set or as individual table and chairs, the pub table is available in almost any design, style or finish. Some …

Getting Married in Wine Country: Important Factors to Take Into Consideration

Have you recently decided that you would like to get married in California wine country? If you have, you are not alone. California’s wine country is not only a popular vacation destination, but it is also a popular wedding destination! Whether you are a local resident who is just taken in by the beauty of wine country or if you live clear across the country and you want to plan a destination wedding, you will have a number of important decisions to make. These decisions, a few of which are outlined below, should not be made on impulse. Even last minute wine country weddings should require some planning and preparation. After all, you do want your special day to be …

Bar Stools – A Wonderful Addition To Your Existing Decor

A wonderful addition to a kitchen island, or entertaining area, could be bar stools. Depending greatly on your existing décor, and your price range, you can get a wide variety of bar stools to accentuate a more classical, western style, or the more modern, avante garde. Bar stools can add a nice, sophisticated, grown up look, to your area of necessity. Bar stools are not just made to look good, but are also quite comfortable. Bar stools are widely available in so many different styles, whether you’re going for a wooden textured look or matching the various color schemes you have existing already. Bar stools come in a wide variety of sizes, with or without the back. With the back, …

California Wine Country: A Perfect Wedding Venue

Are you currently engaged? If you are, congratulations! This is an exciting time in your life and you may want to get started with planning your wedding right away. One of the first decisions that you will have to make is deciding where to have your wedding. If you do not already have a set venue in mind, you are urged to examine California wine country. After a close examination, you may be surprised exactly just how much the area has to offer. As nice as it is to hear that you should get married in California wine country, you may be curious as to why. For starters, you may live in New York State. If you live clear across …

Getting Married in Wine Country: Important Factors to Take Into Consideration

Have you recently decided that you would like to get married in California wine country? If you have, you are not alone. California’s wine country is not only a popular vacation destination, but it is also a popular wedding destination! Whether you are a local resident who is just taken in by the beauty of wine country or if you live clear across the country and you want to plan a destination wedding, you will have a number of important decisions to make. These decisions, a few of which are outlined below, should not be made on impulse. Even last minute wine country weddings should require some planning and preparation. After all, you do want your special day to be …

California Wine Country: A Perfect Wedding Venue

Are you currently engaged? If you are, congratulations! This is an exciting time in your life and you may want to get started with planning your wedding right away. One of the first decisions that you will have to make is deciding where to have your wedding. If you do not already have a set venue in mind, you are urged to examine California wine country. After a close examination, you may be surprised exactly just how much the area has to offer. As nice as it is to hear that you should get married in California wine country, you may be curious as to why. For starters, you may live in New York State. If you live clear across …