Our round-up of ideas and events for Mother’s Day, mom, mama and grandmothers…

Here is our list of 35+ different ideas for Mother’s Day, everything from free coffee, recipes or catered brunch, lunch or dinner, even spa treatments and afternoon tea.

Free Virtual Tea Tasting event Feb 23: BCIT alumnus and tea expert brings ancient tea practices to a modern world

The idea for Chong Tea Company formed when Matt was working in Toronto developing experiential marketing strategy for lifestyle and wine brands. Why not apply the hands-on style of tasting events to the tea industry?

Energize and Reactivate Your New Year’s Resolutions with Starbucks

These beverages can be customized to fit personal lifestyle and nutrition preferences.

H Tasting Lounge: Thanksgiving Dining & Harvest Afternoon Tea

H Tasting Lounge at The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver gives you a few more reasons to love the season with a variety of irresistible offerings – from traditional Thanksgiving menus, to autumn-inspired afternoon tea sets – to trigger your appetite.

Starbucks Strawless Lids Now Available Across the U.S. and Canada

“Recyclable, strawless lids for customers across the U.S. and Canada is another step in our journey to reduce our environmental footprint,” said Michael Kobori, chief sustainability officer at Starbucks.

TWG Tea Festive Set Menu December 10 to January 3

The magic never ends – soak up the joyous atmosphere at TWG Tea salons and indulge in the delectable Festive Set Menu. It contains your choice of hot Magic Christmas Tea, Christmas Lights Iced Tea, or a Magic Christmas Tea infused mocktail, paired with a main course and dessert. 

A Magic Christmas with TWG Tea

TWG Tea’s highly anticipated Christmas tea of the year is the Magic Christmas Tea, a theine-free red tea that is a distillate of rare citrus fruits blended with hints of raw and dark chocolate, accompanied by a mélange of spices. Available from 4 December 2019 onwards, the Magic Christmas Tea range also includes TWG Tea gourmet favourites with a twist, such as Magic Christmas Tea infused Macarons, Log Cakes; and a Festive Set Menu available to customers dining at TWG Tea Salons from 10 December 2019 to 3 January 2020.  


Notch8 Restaurant & Bar is celebrating the magical land of sweets with a Nutcracker themed afternoon tea for the holidays. Delivering a playful twist on traditional afternoon tea, the Private Dining Room sets the stage with holiday décor and vintage story books, though the focus is sure to be on the decadent themed fare served on a Christmas tree tier.


Wee royals can don their best party dress, flip their mermaid tail on the red carpet and receive a tiara (or crown). Following tea, a trio of princesses from some of the most beloved movies will make a special appearance to pose in the photo booth with guests, distribute fairy dust for wishes and lead sing-a-longs.

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