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Brooklyn Teacup Workshop Makeover - NBC interview preparation

If this past week were an episode of Friends, it would be called, The One Where an NBC Reporter Calls and Says She Wants to Interview You in Your Apartment in Less than 48 Hours (!!!) Showing THE AFTER first because everyone likes a good transformation teaser. Oh my gosh—this past week was such a whirlwind. As you might have guessed from the blog subtitle, an extraordinary opportunity came up for The Brooklyn Teacup and I jumped at it despite two main reservations: I seriously hate public speaking/speaking on camera (which implies public speaking) and, just as pressingly, My workshop was somewhat of a drab disaster. But, You know the adage about what to do when opportunity comes knocking… Bottom...

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What's Brewing at BTC | Feb 8th, 2021

In my few short years of being an entrepreneur of two small businesses, I have learned that life can look really different from one week to the next. Some weeks, things can feel completely and eerily quiet and the next, everything seems to be happening all at once. This is one of those those weeks! (For the record, I prefer the latter—but I’m working on appreciating the ebbs and flows).   Without any further ado, here’s a quick rundown of what’s brewing this week at The Brooklyn Teacup: Thanks so much for all your love and support. Wishing you a safe and Happy Valentine's Day and long holiday weekend ahead!

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Bundle Up with a Bundle

Here in Brooklyn, it’s been absolutely frigid and dark these past few weeks. And now, on the first day of February, an enormous blizzard has covered the entire city with snow! Well, I'd say being caught in the midst of a blizzard and pandemic is just about as good a time as any "for home." In an effort to make the most of this time that feels at once elusive and interminable, I have taken up a ritual of sorts to savor the feeling of being safe and warm at home — Cozy Afternoon Tea! Cozy Afternoon Tea at Home Really, I'm not that refined. I've just been coming up with any excuse to take out the good china and...

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Next Level Cheese & Charcuterie Boards ft. Vintage China!

It's amazing what people can create with a few cheeses and meat these days. It seems like just yesterday everyone was one-upping each other with decorated sugar cookies and macarons. Now, everywhere you turn, impossibly stunning grazing trays and platters are popping up like there was a class in school that I managed to sleep through.

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