The Tea Princess and the Bad Hair Day

Okay, all you Tea Princesses out there, fess up, you’ve had a bad hair day or two. However, the saying goes that no matter what goes wrong in your day, tea will make it all better. It calms, soothes, and invigorates. So, it’s no surprise that tea helps even bad hair days go better. At …

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Types of Japanese Tea

With the exception of China, which grows pretty much every major type of tea, there are tea growing regions of the world that are associated with certain types of tea. You might find other types of tea in Africa, India and Ceylon, but they're best known for black tea. By the same token the vast …

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“Shopping” in Your Own Tea Cabinet

We moved from the NYC area to semi-rural South Carolina a little over seven years ago. Up north, we were living in a post-war garden apartment complex; the apartments, although well-constructed with thick brick walls that provided good insulation and kept most of the tenants’ business private, were not exactly spacious. To store my teas …

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