August Uncommon Tea

Some targeted Instagram advertising worked on me recently… to great success. Discovered a new brand of tea that is quickly becoming a favorite brand! It’s called August Uncommon Tea. They’re located in Los Angeles, CA (USA) and have a great variety of teas that live up to the “uncommon” label.  Those that follow me, know…

Mother’s Day Tea Presents

Have a mom who loves tea and not sure what to get her for Mother’s Day 2018? I’ve listed some options below for your shopping pleasure… Mother’s Day Tea Sampler by Spice Expressions If you’re not sure what kind of tea your mom drinks, a sampler is a great gift. And it’s always a great…

British Tea Subscription

I recently did some research into finding a tea subscription service so that I could find some new teas that I might not discover otherwise. Well, I saw one advertised that of course piqued the interest of not only the tea lover, but also the Anglophile in me. It’s called Tea Time Club and is…

Win! 6 Months of Tea Time Treats

Just saw this great giveaway advertised! Win 6 months of tea time treats from Quaintly & Co. “A new way to treat yourself with a unique tea time treat box. Each month we source premium teas from British brands for you to try and enjoy, as well as the mandatory snack to nibble on too!…

Beauty & the Beast Tea by Twinings

So, as part of the hype surrounding the new live-action version of the Disney film, “Beauty & the Beast”, Twinings Tea has created four special edition boxes of tea. All four are herbal blends and include Pure Peppermint, Orange & Cinnamon Spice, Lemon & Ginger and finally Camomile, Honey & Vanilla.  I have had Twinings…

David’s Tea: Cardamom French Toast & Lapsang Suchong Star

Recently paid a visit to the newly opened David’s Tea in Oakbrook Mall.  I thought it was an interesting approach to the design because it’s designed to feel very fresh and minimalist in both their interior design of the shop as well as their packaging.  A young (very hipster looking) woman was working that day…

Tea spoon

One of my favorite recent purchases that would fall under “favorite accoutrements” is my tea spoon that I purchased on Etsy from a seller that goes by ThePaperSpoon4U. It’s so adorable and has become my go-to spoon on Saturday mornings when I love to relax and either watch an episode of Gilmore Girls or reading…

Why I love tea

I honestly can’t say when it was that I first started to love tea.  It was before I gave up coffee cold turkey, which was about six years ago now.  But having given up coffee, my interest in tea definitely seemed to grow a bit more intensely.  I also think it’s probably tied to being…