Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice

Over the past few years there has been an increase in pumpkin spice products. Some of it you have to admit is a little bit over the top (like pumpkin spice lip balm) but for the pumpkin spice that’s just right can be in your tea time. Try these teas and scones to get your …

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Quelling the Jitters: Is Decaf Tea Worth It?

Unfortunately for many tea lovers, the truth is that there is no real way to escape caffeine in tea. As this post notes, the claim that one can "self-decaffeinate" tea by steeping it briefly, throwing out the water, then reinfusing simply isn't true. Plus, there is no way to remove all the caffeine in tea, …

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Tea Caffeine Be Gone, Part I

As one who lives the “tea life,” I keep a nice tasty cupful within easy reach throughout the day, but the caffeine it contains is always on my mind. There’s decaffeinated tea, but I wonder at how the caffeine gets removed and if that process is safe. The topic seemed simple when I began. Instead, …

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