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Linda Barnett

My parents owned a restaurant in Hamilton, Canada for more than 40 successful years until their retirement. Having grown up with a passion for tea and tea things, when I retired from the financial industry, I created a business that allowed me to combine my passion and deliver an exceptional and memorable experience. The Travelling TeaRoom Boutique allows me to be creative, and offer a delightful selection of unique gifts, jewelry and accessories, which is another passion. Together they are a perfect pairing.  Connect with Linda at http://www.thetravellingtearoom.ca/

Owner and Founder, Linda Barnett

Tell us a little something about your business...

The Travelling TeaRoom, elegant tea parties that come to you. We offer a luxurious Afternoon Tea experience with vintage styling. We come to you, style with our linen, fine china and accessories, cater with our freshly baked scones, savouries sweets and specialty organic private label teas, host and clean up. You are a guest in your own home. We offer a range of traditional Tea Plans as well as entertaining Tea Plans with a Twist. For example, you and your friends might enjoy an Afternoon Tea experience with Tea Leaf Readings. Our Appreciation Tea for business Plan is especially popular with professionals who want to deepen relationships and create a memorable experience for clients and associates alike. If you are looking for a distinctive gift, The Travelling TeaRoom Gift Certificate is just right for all gift giving occasions, and appropriate for all ages.
We also offer a gorgeous selection of tea themed gifts, Note Card Stationary, specialty teas, exquisite jewelry and accessories at affordable prices at The Travelling TeaRoom Boutique. Our selection is fashion forward, unique, timeless, and it’s jewelry, accessories, and teas to enhance all the areas of your life.

When was your lightbulb moment?

When I began hosting the public Afternoon Tea events for The Royal Botanical Gardens and Drummond Manor.

What are your three words of advice?

Perseverance – Not everyone is your client – and that’s okay.
Passion – love what you do and it will resinate with others
Flexibility– stay the path, but be open and receptive to pivoting into new directions.

Three words of advice...

Perseverance Passion Flexibility

My parents owned a restaurant in Hamilton, Canada for more than 40 successful years until their retirement. Having grown up with a passion for tea and tea things, when I retired from the financial industry, I created a business that allowed me to combine my passion and deliver an exceptional and memorable experience. The Travelling TeaRoom Boutique allows me to be creative, and offer a delightful selection of unique gifts, jewelry and accessories, which is another passion. Together they are a perfect pairing.  Connect with Linda at http://www.thetravellingtearoom.ca/

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