Tuesday Teatime: A Japanese Tea
“Surely we can pull off a Japanese Tea Time since we live in Japan!” I thought, only a little skeptically. We hadn’t had Tea Time in several years, but the international theme inspired me to do what had been on my wish list for way too long.
The kids really got into it, putting out Japanese decorations, eating osembei (rice cakes), and wearing yukata (summer kimono). Of course we read some haiku by Matsuo Basho, too. The green tea wasn’t a big hit this time. Not sweet enough!
It was a great way to revive our Tea Times. Thanks for encouraging us to have it. Doomo arigato!
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