5 Teas to Get You Through August

The Dog Days of Summer are upon us. They were originally named for when the dog star Sirius rose over the horizon about the same time as the sun did. Now, though, the dog days refer to the 40 or 50 days when temperatures are likely to be at their hottest. Never fear, though, you …

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10 Super Things to Toast with Tea in August

August is hot. ’Nuff said. There also seem to be no major holidays or special occasions during this month. But August is chock full of lesser known occasions that deserve a tip of the teacup in recognition. Here are ten of them to get you started. (Don’t forget, of course, the 2012 Olympics in London!) …

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In the Leaves for August

As August begins, it is once again time to tear open the tea bag of time and gaze in awe upon the leaves of destiny to see what may be revealed to us. While preparing this month’s mystical brew, a lovely chocolatey Keemun black tea, I scalded myself with the water, dropped the teaspoon and spilled …

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20 Reasons to Drink Tea in August

August can be a real scorcher for many of us in the Northern Hemisphere. So, sit back and chill with your favorite tea while perusing these events to commemorate with a toast of the teacup. National Raspberry Cream Pie Day — August 1st — Oh my gosh, this is one of the best pies out …

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