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Alice in Wonderland, Book Candle Gift Box, Jane Austen, Macabre, Summer, Tea, Victorian -

Everybody loves a tea party.

They're elegance, tradition, whimsy, and fun all in one package.

Tea parties also revolve around drinking tea – not alcohol – and we all need social occasions that aren't centered on booze.

But high tea is also an English tradition- so a lot of Americans aren't 100% sure how to arrange a "proper English tea."

Read on for must-haves, menu tips, and different ideas for tea party themes!

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Agatha Christie, Dracula, Edgar Allan Poe, Halloween, Holiday Gifts, Lovecraft, Macabre, Mary Shelley, Ray Bradbury, Reading Lists, Shakespeare -

Spooky season is one of the best times of year to light a candle, curl up with a cup of tea, and read a good book. But what to read?

We did some research into our favorite authors. We think this list will satisfy any lover of classic literature. Whether you’re in search of a macabre Victorian novel or a unique historical fantasy -- this list has something for you.

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Edgar Allan Poe, Holiday Gifts, Macabre, Pride and Prejudice, Sherlock Holmes, Teacher Gifts -

I recently heard the holiday season described as “having a part-time job from late November until New Year.”

We can all relate. There’s cooking. And decorating. And shopping for gifts. So much shopping.

To make your life a little easier, we did the research for you! Here is our handy dandy Teacher Gift Guide -- with a bit of literary flair.

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Bookish Trip, Edgar Allan Poe, Literary Road Trip, Macabre, Road Trip, Summer -

Itching to hit the road this summer? Struggling to come up with a road trip idea that’s a bit more bookish than typical roadside attraction fare? 


Why not take a literary road trip?

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