Thanksgiving Tea Party

11/14/2017 11:10 am ET

With the holidays just around the corner, what better way to celebrate with friends and family than with a Thanksgiving Tea Party? Today I’m sharing a great menu along with recipes and tips for planning a wonderful afternoon tea.


Decorating your table can be as simple as adding a few pumpkins in assorted sizes along with some greens. I’m using white pumpkins and Eucalyptus leaves as my centerpiece. I added a warm, dark brown tablecloth that blends beautifully with my china to make a welcoming tablescape for my guests.

Looking for some fun napkin folds? Check these out.


Selecting and steeping your tea can be a little tricky, but these guides will help you get it right:


Tea Steeping Guide (includes a free, printable tea steeping guide you can give to your guests)


Carrot and Parsnip Soup from Tea Time Magazine

Cinnamon Scone from Tea Time Magazine


If you’d like to offer your guests a little gift to remember their Thanksgiving tea party, try one of these:

I hope your Thanksgiving tea party is a huge success!

Be sure to stop by Tea Cottage Mysteries to learn more about tea and find great recipes for afternoon tea!

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