3 Tea Pots Every Tea Lover Should Own

The teapot is as much fashion as it is form and function. Decorative styling is a natural extension of one’s own personality. While some tea lovers will fawn over antique china tea sets with the gold leaf and floral designs, others will stand by their iron testubin pots. Sometimes a tea pot is chosen for …

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For Dad: A Cupful of Memories

Growing up as a kid, my favorite time of the year was always summertime. It wasn’t just the fact that school was out, although I’m sure that had something to do with it. However, summertime meant that the family got to go camping. As far back as I can remember, the whole family would pack …

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The Many Ways to Make Iced Tea

There are a variety of methods of making iced tea. And as the warmer weather approaches and the sunny days make us reach for something cold, icing down your tea is a great way to get your favorite flavors and blends in a way that is refreshing. It makes me wonder why anyone would buy …

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The Art of Tea: French Blend

The reputations the French have for their fashionable style, their epicurean sense of taste and their valued appreciation for art and beauty, are all present here in this blend, aptly named French Blend. Inspired by my recent trip to Paris, and still reveling in all things French, I was thrilled to discover that the English …

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Stevia: Life Made Sweeter

There are a few more choices these days in the search for something sweet. With diabetes on the rise, amongst other increased health concerns, never before has there been such a concentrated effort to find alternative, natural sweeteners. No longer do consumers have to choose between the pastel pink, blue or yellow packets of artificial …

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Tea Pillows

There is nothing more relaxing then a warm cup of tea. Its ability to soothe and comfort us is unparalleled. So when Tea GW came out with their new line of tea pillows, they took the comfort-giving properties of tea to a whole new level. These elegantly decorated silk pillows are filled with premium tea …

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Chinese Tea Eggs

Easter time is now upon us and many of us will be decorating eggs with our families. This time honored tradition is always a lot of fun, whether you like the painting of the eggs, the hiding of the eggs, or the finding of the eggs. However, in Chinese culture, they have an egg decorating …

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Anything but….

To call something “vanilla” is to infer that it lacks excitement. What is it about vanilla that people find boring? This association couldn’t be further from the truth! The warm sweetness of vanilla is what makes things taste scrumptious – everything from bakery items to tea! In fact, I have found an increasingly steady trend …

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The Thrill of Discovery — Easter Baskets

As a kid, one of the joys of Easter was discovering the many and varied items hiding in our Easter Baskets. Sure, the Easter eggs were fun to make and to find, but as I didn’t much care for hard-boiled eggs, after all the eggs were found, the thrill of the hunt dissipated quickly. The …

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