Treat guests to teas they love — and some they've never tried. In celebration, serve cups of Harney & Sons caffeine-free Mother's Bouquet Tea, which combines chamomile, rosebuds, and citrus flavors. And consider a blooming organic tea; its petals unfurl in water (vivaterra.com). Include a traditional blend by Fauchon. Set out milk, honey, and sugar — in cubes or in pastel colors.
As far as her mom was concerned, tea fixed everything. Have a cold? Have some tea. Broken bones? There's a tea for that too. Somewhere in her mother's pantry...was a box of tea that said, "In case of Armageddon, steep three to five minutes". ~ Aprilynne Pike, Illusions