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Glass Tea Cups: Add A Little Elegance To The Table

Glass tea cups are exactly what they sound like: tea cups made out of glass. Most are clear, but they can have prints on the glass that give it a more decorative feel. Even without the prints, a plain clear tea cup has a very delicate, elegant appearance. You can find them in different shapes but they will always be made with special glass forms that are highly resistant to heat.Enjoying Tea Cups at HomeWhen you sit down to enjoy a cup of tea at home you have certain expectations. You want the tea to taste true to its type without any hint of lingering flavor from other teas enjoyed in the past. You want a peaceful environment that allows you to let your guard down and relax.Of course, you want to smell the tea along with each sip. This is always part of the enjoyment of sipping tea.You can get all of these things with glass tea cups. Glass washes away all hints of flavor from one tea so you don't pick it up with another type of tea prepared on another day. Glass also allows you to see your tea so you can det...

 


Accent Tables - Essential In Teatime Etiquette

It's a forgotten art in many areas, but teatime used to be a tradition. All ladies knew that at a certain point in the day they were to look lovely and host, or be hosted, for tea. While the furniture that is meant to go with this event is still readily available, like accent tables, few know the rules that go with teatime. If you have set up part of your home décor to be reminiscent of a time when teatime was appreciated, why not learn the tradition, and bring it back into use. Low Tea Vs. High Tea There are actually two kinds of teatime, low tea and high tea. Each are at different times of day, and are paired with different food offerings. Low Tea Low tea is teatime traditionally held in the afternoon, and is always concluded before dinnertime. To set up a low tea environment you would need to pull out all your teatime accent tables. One of the accent tables should be holding the teapot, and condiments for the drink. The other accent tables should hold dainty plates and the snacks that are meant to ...

 


Cancer Prevention And What Green Tea Can Do

Most people are scared stiff of contracting cancer. That is perfectly understandable - who wants to spend a couple of years undergoing chemotherapy only to die a few years later? Or even if you recover it is a few years out of your life that have been worrying and gruelling. And not just for the patient but for friends and family as well.So, some people do everything possible to reduce the risks of developing cancer. Most of us do not think we know how to do this, others are not certain, but they have heard or read something that sounds 'around about correct' and others are convinced that they know how to avoid contracting cancer.My wife is convinced that I may get cancer from eating burnt toast and others are convinced that they can stave off cancer by saturating their body with green tea. It has often been pointed out and for decades too, that countries where green tea is the norm, say the Far East, have a much lower incidence of cancer than we do in the West.And this is probably the case at the moment. But...

 




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