Icons of Tea Advertising

There are several well-known celebrities who have sung the praises of tea and gotten paid for it, presumably quite well. They include actor Hugh Jackman and rapper Eminem, who have done high-profile advertising campaigns for Lipton, and hockey great Wayne Gretzky, who has served as a spokesperson for Bigelow Tea. But those of us who …

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20 Reasons to Drink Tea in November

November is upon us. Ten months gone, and two to go in our annual journey through space around the Sun. The biggies this month are U.S. Election Day (1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday), Veteran’s Day on the 11th and Thanksgiving (U.S.) on the 24th (always the third Thursday). But first, a few month-long observations: …

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Christmas Tea Gifts

It is that time, darlings! Well, actually, I guess I'm late, because Walmart, Dollar General, and The English Tea Store all have put up their Christmas displays.  Yes, Halloween has not yet come, and Christmas shopping has begun. Then there are those people who shop all year. I applaud their diligence, but I myself have …

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