Exclusive Tea Towel Giveaway

Exclusive Tea Towel Giveaway

Phyllis Giveaway 63 Comments

I’m giving away one of TeaTime magazine’s new tea towels! Their online boutique has grown to now include whimsical shirts and precious tea towels. One lucky reader will win a beautiful tea towel featuring the There’s Always Time for Tea design. This design is one of Diana Hansen of White Flowers’ exclusive designs for Tea Time Magazine. The towel is printed on …

Hoffman Media Blowout Sale 2017

The Blowout Sale Of The Season

Phyllis Lifestyle 3 Comments

Join our biggest Blowout Sale yet! It’s first come, first serve, so don’t wait. With discounted prices on all books, back issues and special issues you can stock up on delicious southern recipes, beautiful decorating inspirations, and stories from the women who’ve been there. I love to escape the winter chill with a warm cup of tea and a stack of …

Tea For The Body And Soul - The Ribbon In My Journal

Tea For The Body And Soul

Phyllis Lifestyle 17 Comments

Every year I start with intentions to create healthy habits, so I was excited to learn that multiple forms of tea have health benefits. We all know green tea is the healthy option that is full of antioxidants and all things good for you! But did you know that green tea isn’t the only healthful infusion? Any excuses to drink …

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Our Top Three Posts From 2016

Phyllis Décor 6 Comments

I can’t believe another year has flown by! Now that I’ve taken a moment to slow down and reflect on 2016, I am amazed at all of the wonderful projects and blessings that took place. I know I cant say it often enough, but I’m truly thankful for every reader and every life the Hoffman Media staff influences with our …

Bold and Elegant Tea China

Bold and Elegant Tea China

Phyllis Décor 10 Comments

I very much enjoy a good cup of tea, and I especially enjoy a beautiful set of Tea China to accompany the occasion. My attention was quickly drawn to the elegant Royal Albert Lady Hamilton china pattern, while flipping through the pages of TeaTime magazine’s January February issue. Truly, any way this tea set is styled, the bold and elegant …

Tea Party Planning Tips from Victoria

Tea party planning tips from Tea Pleasures

Phyllis Inspiration 21 Comments

I so enjoy a tea party. There’s nothing quite like it. The diminutive fare, each course specially crafted and then paired with a delicious tea—there’s so much to love. It’s an especially great way to teach children proper manners. The ceremony of tea captures their young imaginations and allows them to enjoy each step of the process. For those of …

Hanukkah tea from TeaTime

Celebrating with a Hanukkah Tea

Phyllis Inspiration 4 Comments

The editors of TeaTime Magazine have created a beautiful Hanukkah tea for their recent Teatime Holidays special edition. With this evening marking the fifth night of the Festival of Lights, I wanted to share some of the beautiful décor and delicious recipes.  Get the full menu and pairings for this Hanukkah tea on the TeaTime website. From the editors of TeaTime.  As the Festival of …

Tea and Savories book from TeaTime

New Tea & Savories book from TeaTime

Phyllis Inspiration, Video 2 Comments

A preview of our newest book Tea & Savories from TeaTime editor Lorna Reeves Dainty tea sandwiches filled with thinly sliced cucumber, creamy chicken salad, or flavorful smoked salmon are the foods afternoon-tea aficionados have come to expect on the savories level of a traditional three-tiered stand. Often served in the United States as the second course after warm scones …

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Be the First to Order The Tiny Book of Tea & Treats

Phyllis Lifestyle 16 Comments

I have had a wonderful time working with our talented staff on our newest book, which ships on April 10, The Tiny Book of Tea & Treats. It is part of our Small Pleasures series and is the perfect gift book for the hostess who loves to entertain. All of the foods in the book are small portions suitable for …

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A Valentine’s Tea to Remember

Phyllis Décor, Lifestyle 12 Comments

Treat your sweetheart to a memorable afternoon tea for Valentine’s Day with the help of TeaTime magazine. Delectable heart-shaped desserts from baked cherry-filled tartlets to gluten-free French macarons are sure to please. And chocolate lovers will swoon over luscious strawberry-topped cheesecake tarts and petite spiced cakes. Get all seven Valentine’s Day desserts. Whether you’ll be celebrating with your one and only …