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Elegant Tea Parties in Your Own Home

Thyme-out Tea Parties brings the charms, hospitality, and romance of an English tea to your home. 

Just supply the guests and we’ll do the rest!

We create an elegant, relaxing atmosphere with wonderful foods and beautiful tea settings.  All food is prepared in your home or at the party location.  Your cost includes food, table settings, and linen napkins. Thyme-out Tea Parties’ teas are a 3-course meal. Our tea parties are an elegant substitute for a luncheon and even dinner.

Teas are perfect for celebrating life’s milestones and creating a special memory.  Consider a tea party for…

  • Christmas
  • Valentine’s Day
  • Mother’s Day
  • Wedding showers
  • Pre-wedding tea for bridal parties
  • Baby showers
  • Birthdays
  • Anniversaries
  • Graduations
  • Retirements
  • Business meetings
  • Customer or staff appreciation
  • Secretary’s Day
  • Church and Social groups
  • Book clubs
  • Garden parties
  • Other informal get-togethers

Slow down, take a “time-out” from your busy schedule and reclaim one of the simple joys in life.  Have a tea party!

Our menus reflect the season, holiday or special occasion. Allmenus include two blends of tea, three types of scrumptious tea sandwiches, scones and desserts. 

Click here for Tea Party Menu

Customer Comments

  • “Perfect Thyme-out with family.”
  • “I felt like a guest at my own party.”
  • “I am very impressed by the service, presentation and delicious food.”
  • “Charming”!  “Lovely”!  “Wonderful”

I serve Quincy, Illinois and nearby communities. If you live outside the Quincy area, I can provide aplan for you to host the perfect tea party. It includes menus, recipes, timeline and tea party etiquette.

Or click here to check out other Tea Party Hostess from around the U.S., who have been through my Tea Party Hostess Training Program

Gift Certificates…The Perfect Gift

Need a gift for someone special?  There is no better way to say, “I care” than with a “Thyme-out Tea Parties” gift certificate. Susan will be happy to send a gift certificate and work with your special someone on planning their tea party.

Treat your spouse, family, special friend or co-workers with a tea party.  The gift of a tea will bring people closer and will provide memories that last a lifetime!

Special Tea Party Menu and Price for Church and Club Teas

For big church or social groups (30 guests or more) we offer a special menu and price.  Contact us and Susan Asher will help you plan your big event.

Guest Speaker

In need of a guest speaker for your next meeting, invite Susan Asher.  Tea is a hot topic and interest in tea is growing in the U.S.  Susan topics include:

  • All About Tea
  • The History of Tea and Tea Parties
  • Health Benefits of Drinking Tea
  • How to Host an Afternoon Tea Party
  • Starting Your Own Business
  • Tea Parties and Herbs

Consultation for Your Tea Party Fund Raiser

Tea Parties are an excellent and elegant way to help raise money for your church, club or cause. However they do require proper planning for them to be successful.  Call Susan Asher for an initial consultation.

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