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How to Style the Perfect Tea-Party!

As a British expat, and an avid drinker of tea, my American Friends have more than a slight curiosity with my tea-obsession. So, when the time came to plan a Mother's day party for my son's preschool mom group, naturally, they all requested a traditional Afternoon Tea complete with all the trappings of a Fortnum and Mason Soiree.

Now, I do love tea, but I'm more of a builder's brew and choccy-biscuit kinda girl, and when it comes to tea-drinking etiquette, I'm as educated as my American cousins. Thankfully, my dear Mum came through with some sage advice! It was time for a tea-time education