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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Tea & Etiquette: Candles



Lighted candles add so much atmosphere to an afternoon tea, but there is a candle etiquette to be observed: Curtains should be drawn when candles are lighted.

From Tea & Etiquette by Dorothea Johnson


(And personally, I feel that unscented candles are best at an afternoon tea.) 

2 comments:

Marilyn said...

I do agree with the unscented candles at tea, but do love candles for the ambiance. I burn scented candles when not eating and needing to freshen up the house.

Angela McRae said...

I agree, because I don't like the floral/spice/cinnamon scents competing for airtime with my tea and foods!

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