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Happy sunny Monday to you!
You already know about my love of friends, tea, flowers, plants, and gardening. Did you know that you can plant your own tea garden, an herbal garden regardless of the size or space of your place?
You can plant your garden outside or in containers on your balcony or patio. Have you ever considered planting your herbs in a window box, in a wheelbarrow, or even a bale of straw?
You can invite your BFF’s to come over and help you plant and harvest your herbs. Then, you can sip and enjoy your herbal teas and concoctions together and #celebratethespecialmoments
“Friends are flowers in the garden of our heart.” - Mary Davis
“Gardens and flowers have a way of bringing people together, drawing them from their homes.” - Clare Ansberry
Let your imagination run wild whether gardening, growing or planning; #irl personally and professionally! Is your imagination running wild today? everyday? That’s a good thing imho.
Do you love gardening? Why or why not?
What are your favourite herbs?
Which friends will you invite for tea?
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Happy Friday to you! 😃
You watched it! Right?! - The long-anticipated Friends Reunion! 😃 📺
Talk about #throwbackthursday nostalgia, emotions, memories, and cameos of several celebrities! A fun way to reminisce, regress to our young(er) years and #celebratethespecialmoments vicariously through Rachel, Ross, Chandler, Monica, Joey and Phoebe. A group of previously mostly unknown people who became widely well-known and madly loved in a worldwide famous sitcom which became a cultural phenomenon, part of popular culture and changed TV forever.
You already know that meeting up with your friends, physically getting together, hanging out, reminiscing and sharing food, fun and laughter is good for the soul, mind and body. It’s actually comforting to laugh and chat about the “good ol’ days!” You want it because it’s SO good for you!
Sure you have, in today’s highly digital world, a plethora of communication methods: Instagram, Facebook, Facetime, emails, texts and telephone calls, which are great! You know though, that being together, physically present and spending time together; there is no substitute.
You can have family reunions, high school reunions, workplace reunions, although there is something different about your reunion with friends. All of these enrich your life!
You can enjoy, reminisce, and relax with your BFF’s at your reunion, when you know that all the details are taken care of and done for you. Zero concerns or stress...good times only for you! Friends (and event planners) help you relieve stress in your life.
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Which friends will you invite?
Who is your favourite Friends character?
Which was your favourite Friends episode?
Share your favourites!
Tag your friends and guests in the comments!
#tbt #friends #friendsreunion #friendship #howyoudoin #reunions #taketimeforyourfriends #funtimes #greatmemories #fridayvibes #fridayfeels #stressrelief #enrichyourlife #afternoontea #alwaystimefortea #timefortea #langleybc #givingback #smallbusiness #supportsmallbusiness #womensupportingwomen #empoweringwomen #womeninbusiness #shoplocalbusiness #yvr #vancouverrealestate #linkinbio #spreadingjoy
5/26/2021 0 Comments
Let's Plan Your Picnic!
You heard the great news didn’t you?!! 📺 👩💻 📰
It is time to party, picnic, dine and dance!! #celebratethespecialmoments 🎉 🥳 🥘 🍷 💃
“British Columbians can also host small dinner parties and similar get-togethers indoors at home, but only with a maximum of five visitors or one household. The existing group limit of 10 people for socializing outdoors remains in place.”
Gather your special people for an event #irl You can enjoy the benefits of friendship, health and #teabox treats together! 🤗 🎉 😋
When you are outdoors with your friends, happy feelings abound that remind you to value the most important things in your life: relationships, caring, sharing, celebrating and community! ♥️
Good food is much sweeter when you share it with friends and family and that makes for great times and creates fond memories!
“There are few things so pleasant as a picnic eaten in perfect comfort.”
- W. Somerset Maugham, English playwright, novelist, and short-story writer
Sunny skies and warm temperatures are in the forecast! Let’s do this! ☀️ 🌞
DM/email to book your picnic today! ⏰
DM/email your desired treasures for your teabox orders today 🗓
FYI...@signature_experience_events and @thetealadyrita support local businesses while giving back and making a difference! 🙏
DM or email to book your picnic! 📱 🧺
DM or email to chat about your teabox orders! 📱 💝
Happy Wine Wednesday! 😉
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#spreadingjoy #thetealadyrita #teaboxes #taketimeforyou #picnics #picnicinthepark #picnicdate #timetopicnic #afternoontea #alwaystimefortea #creator #encouraging #giveback #donate #present #giftideas #giftsforyou #treasures #empowerwomen #supportwomen #womeninbusiness #womanownedsmallbusiness #smallbusiness #smallbusinessowner #supportsmallbusiness #fraservalley #bossladies #yvr #vancouverrealestate
5/21/2021 0 Comments
Strawberries and Cream Day!
Happy Strawberries and Cream Day to you! 😃 🍓
Happy Friday! Happy Queen Victoria Day Long Weekend! ☀️
It’s Friday and a long weekend! Time to do your happy dance! 💃 The perfect time to #celebratethespecialmoments and eat cake! 🍰 😋
You already know it’s Friday and that it’s the long weekend! Yeah! 🎉 👏 Now you know that today is #strawberryandcreamday
Did you know that Strawberry Cream Victoria Sponge Cake was Queen Victoria’s favourite cake?
Anna, the Duchess of Bedford (1788-1861), was a lady in waiting for Queen Victoria. She is most often credited with the creation of #afternoontea
It wasn’t long before Queen Victoria adopted the idea of an afternoon tea and by 1855, the observance was firmly established. After the death of her husband, Prince Albert, it’s believed that favored cake was renamed, “Victoria Sponge Cake.”
Queen Elizabeth says, “The Victoria Sponge was named after Queen Victoria, who regularly ate a slice of sponge cake with her tea, each afternoon!”
Strawberries are luscious, delicious, pretty, bright red, fruits that are healthy for you! They can be enjoyed and savoured in many ways and a variety of recipes! Or you can eat them fresh from your garden or patio baskets. #seelinkinbio for a few recipes for you!
Which delightful delicacies, cakes, treasures, teas, coffees and/or wines will you order for your teaboxes? You can contact me ⏰ 🔜 with your favourite flavours, choices and suggestions! 📲 😋
Enjoy your weekend! Let me know if you bake a cake or make something delicious with strawberries! 📲 👩💻 🍰 I’ll be planting a big vegetable garden near the fruit tree in our front yard! Can you guess what kinds of veggies I am planting? What are your plans? What will you be doing to enjoy your weekend? Share in the comments!
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#thetealadyrita #spreadingjoy #StrawberriesAndCream #strawberry #cake #dessert #timefortea #teatime #tealovers #teaboxes #givingback #handmade #giftideas #queenvictoria #longweekend #fridayvibes #shoplocal #supportlocal #smallbusiness #supportsmallbusiness #womensupportingwomen #empoweringwomen #womeninbusiness #shoplocalbusiness #langleybc #yvr #vancouverrealestate
5/19/2021 0 Comments
Wonderful Workout Wednesday!
Welcome to Wednesday! 😃 ☀️
What words will you choose to describe your Wednesday?
Here’s a few for you:
Over here, it was workout earlier this a.m. which was wonderful; worth it for mind and body! What a feeling! #irl and the song by @theirenecara 💃 🎶 🎤 Now it’s work, website, webinars and a wee bit of wit with a play on words. 😉 “All she wants to do is dance” - Don Henley, The Eagles
You can see dancing is a fun, fabulous, freeing way to workout!
#icymi scroll to “Dancing” post on Friday, May 14th and find out how you can win a Voluspa “Crisp Champagne” Candle! DM your number to enter the draw! 📲 You will dance when you win! 💃 🎉 🕯
Do you enjoy working out? What kinds of workouts do you like? Do you love dancing? 😃 🤩 🎉
Share your favourite workouts, why you love them and your words of wisdom in the comments! As @nike says: “Just Do It” 🏃♀️ ⏰ 💨
#staytuned for more new worthy, wonderful and whimsical wares, created with love especially for you!
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#thetealady #spreadingjoy #celebratethespecialmoments #wednesday #wednesdayworkout #workout #dance #dwts #choreography #healthybody #healthymind #afternoontea #timefortea #tealovers #womeninbusiness #womenwednesday #empoweringwomen #womensupportingwomen #givingback #creator #smallbusinessowner #supportsmallbusiness #bossladies #langley #fraservalley #realestatevancouver #yvrrealestate #canada
5/17/2021 0 Comments
Monday is a State of Mind.
Happy Monday to you!
Sharing some Monday motivation and encouragement with you, for you! 😃
"Okay, it's Monday but who said Mondays have to suck? Be a rebel and have a great day anyway." - Kimberly Jiménez
Motivation Monday. Mindful Monday. Mighty Monday. Me-time Monday.
M - Mindset. Train your mind to focus on the positive and be confident.
O - Opportunity. Say yes to new things, changes and adventures;
N - Nourishment. Treat your soul, body and mind with respect and care.
D - Doable steps. Keep your focus on the next step; one step at a time.
A - Authenticity. Be you. Do you. For you. Let your authentic self attract your tribe with your authentic vibe.
Y - Yay! Celebrate when your day is done. Celebrate today and everyday.
#celebratethespecialmoments 💃 🎉 👏
Follow your dreams.
Reach for the stars.
Do the impossible.
Believe in yourself.
The sky is the limit.
You can order your Teaboxes today or any day of the week. 💝 🎁 😉
Do you have a favourite day of the week? 📆
What kind of Monday will you choose to have for yourself?
Are you a rebel? 😉 😂
Share your favourite days and your motivation in the comments. ⬇️ 📲
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Happy Friday! Do a happy dance today! Do you know why you gotta dance today?? 😃 💃
Firstly, it’s Friday! You made it! Secondly, it’s “National Dance Like a Chicken Day!”
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Did you know that? Did you know that I love chickens, roosters and feathered fowl? Did you know @the tealadyrita is also a chicken lady? @ritamargaritafarmer
You have heard of The “Chicken Dance” song right? It was popular in the 80’s and 90’s; (it was reintroduced to the U.S. in the early 1970’s) we danced it at our wedding and numerous other weddings and parties over 30 years. Fun, fantastic, feathered fitness! 😜
It was composed by accordion player Werner Thomas from Davos, Switzerland, in the 1950s. (side note...did you know this tea lady and chicken lady also plays accordion and took lessons for many years?) 🪗 You can read more interesting facts @ Chicken Dance - Wikipedia
Chickens and roosters are fun and funny fowl. They have distinct characteristics and personalities. Some are loud, some are quiet, some are bossy, and some are gentle in nature. They are entertaining and amusing to watch. They are eggcellent, (pun intended) loyal and unique feathered friends. They have social structures like people do. There is a “pecking order”, and “I rule the roost” among these birds; that’s where the well-known quotes/cliches came from. It’s a fact that chickens raised on a farm, with free range, free from chemicals and pesticides, natural pasture, organic compost and lots of daylight, lay lovely, delicious, and nutritious, eggs with a dark yellow-coloured yolk, sometimes double yolks. They make for tasty breakfasts, sandwiches and rich flavours in homemade baking.
The rooster may crow but the hen delivers the goods. 😂 🥚 aka “Butt Nuggets” 😝
“Heard of the saying ‘I rule this roost’? It definitely has practical applications! The chickens work out their social structure in their early weeks of life, and each are definitely well aware of where they stand in the order. They can even recognise the individual faces of the others in the coop. Where they are in the pecking order often dictates how they exhibit their personalities - just like humans! The hens who rule the roost may seem fearless and boisterous, whereas the ones down the bottom are often shy. If one of the low ranked chickens tries to feed before their leaders, they may get a nasty jab to teach them a lesson! The similarities between chickens and people seem to be piling up…observe your flock outside the coop and see if you can identify who's boss!” (excerpt from Backyard Chicken Coops website.) Now you know a few fascinating and funny facts about chickens.
You already know from previous posts that I love dancing! #icymi scroll through @signature_experience_events to see. 📱 👀 Now you know that I love chickens and roosters.
Hope you’re doing a happy dance today and all weekend long! It’s an absolutely beautiful day; ideal for you to go outside, enjoy yourself and dance! Remember...Dance like no one is watching! Because they’re not, they’re checking their phones! 😂 📲
You can dance your fingers over to your phone and DM which funny mugs you will order for your morning laugh of the day.
Here are a few fun ones: “Rise and Shine Mother Cluckers” “Until I’ve had my coffee or tea...Cluck Off!” “Yes! I really do need all these chickens!” “I poop breakfast, what’s your superpower?” “Sometimes you just gotta say cluck it and walk away” “One chicken short of crazy” “Chicken whisperer” “I have OCD - Obsessive Chicken Disorder” “I never dreamed I would grow up to be a super cool chicken lady but here I am rockin’ it” “You don’t scare me, I’ve been chased by a rooster: Yes this happened to me #irl Betcha never saw someone run so fast! Funny, not funny!
Guess how many chickens I had on the farm? Clue: more than 40 and less than 100. DM your number.
If you guess the right number, you will win a Brand New Voluspa “Crisp Champagne” hand poured coco wax candle! The heady aroma is intoxicating imho Rosewater, Vanilla Bean and Weathered Barrel Oak. 🙌 🥳 👏
Do you love chickens, roosters and birds?
Do you love cats and dogs?
Share your favourite pets in the comments below. Tell us their names and/or their funny quirks. 📱 😊
#chickens #chickensofinstagram #chickenlady #chickendance #ilovedancing #happydance #quotes #accordion #eggs #lifeonthefarm #lifeinthecountry #homeonthefarm #farmlife #theyarefunny #featheredfriends #freerange #lohmann #whiteleghorns #polish #peckingorder #lovemygirls #happyhens #thetealady #spreadingjoy #celebratethespecialmoments #teaboxes #givingback #fraservalley #langleybc #vancouverrealestate
Happy Wednesday to you! 😊
It’s Wednesday and that’s okay. It’s a good day to have a good day. We’re halfway there as my favourite Rock Star sings… 😍 🎤 🎸
“Woah, we're halfway there
Woah, livin' on a prayer
Take my hand, we'll make it I swear
Woah, livin' on a prayer.” 🙏
Sharing a few wins for this week with you! Excitement happening over here; telling you about the new gallery on my website! You can go to Signature Experience Events website and have a look at some of the #teaboxes curated especially for you. There are more gifts of love being created and packaged. Lovely, locally-sourced and premium items that you will treasure. You can sense, sip and savour, while you are feeling good knowing you are empowering and supporting women while helping them build bridges and business, ‘her business, her way.’
“Non-formal education is a critical component of Friendship Bridge’s Microcredit Plus program. While microcredit provides our clients with a hand up for their businesses, education provides them with an asset for life — skills and knowledge to create sustainable change for themselves, their children, and their communities.
Friendship Bridge has created participatory education lessons on topics clients identified as most important – business, women’s rights, health, and family. Friendship Bridge’s Facilitators deliver the non-formal education lessons...” - Excerpt from Friendship Bridge #linkinbio
Scroll down to the photo by @thevioletstef with me on the beach wearing my music shirt!
You can read more! ☺️
Wishing you a wonderful winning Wednesday!
Got any Wednesday wins?
What are your wins this week?
Share them in the comments below! Let's celebrate your wins!
“Make each day of the week like Friday and your life will take on new enthusiasm.” - Byron Pulsifer
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Happy Monday to you!! ☀️
Sending you motivation for your Monday morning; every morning! 😃
Here’s a little play on words that begin with the letter “E” to embolden you!
I am energized after this morning’s workout! (Alberto "Beto" Pérez, (Colombian dancer, choreographer, businessman, and Zumba instructor.)
Endurance, exuberance, exercise! You already know from previous posts that I love dancing, music and fitness. Scroll down and read some. 😉💃
Excited each day to be focused on creating content and curating #teaboxes for you! Eager for more education in another Simon Sinek class this morning about “Start with you know the word right? 🙋♀️ ❓ ⁉️
I am always excited when I curate, create and package gifts of love in #teaboxes for you! As well, for your BFF’s, neighbours, colleagues and clients. It is also energizing, knowing that these efforts prepared wholeheartedly, with excellence are energizing you with teas, treats and treasures, empowering women and supporting social enterprise! Read #linkinbio for more.
What do you get excited about? 😃
Who encourages you? 🥰
Share your comments and words that encourage you! Yes you. :-)
“If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.” – Charles R. Swindoll
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5/7/2021 0 Comments
Follow Your Dreams!
Happy Friday to you!
Hope your week has been productive, fun and educational!
Are you going for your goals and chasing your dreams? Are you going confidently in the direction of your dreams? You are right?!
You improve step by step, one day at a time; sometimes one hour at a time. Do the hard things, the little things; do all the things you need to do for you and your business.
At Signature Experience Events, it’s doing small things with great love (loosely paraphrased Mother Teresa quote) while curating and creating gifts of love in a teabox for you and your friends, colleagues and clients. While crafting these unique presents, I imagine how the women will feel and empowered they will be, when they will receive financial support for their businesses and families. Imagine how will feel knowing you are empowering and supporting others? 😌
Which teas, tasty treats and tea accessories will you order for your #teaboxes to share for #mothersday, and for you and your friends to sip and savour while you are gathering safely, learning, working, zooming and/or relaxing in your personal metime?
Wishing you a fabulous Friday and a wonderful weekend filled with memorable moments!
See #linkinbio for more
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Author - Rita Siebert
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Member of Valley Women's Association Langley
Member of and Volunteer at Langley Pos-Abilities Society
Volunteer at Mission Thrift Store
Volunteer at South Langley Community Church Women's Events
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