Tea Goodies & Gifts For Students!

Where did summer go?! Your students are off to start another year in the classroom, especially for those facing major milestones like going into high school and college. It’s especially hard for college students since many of them are going out on their own and into the adult world for the first time, moving out …

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Choosing the Right Tea Infuser/Strainer

Forget the teabag and steep your loose leaf tea in an infuser…or even in a strainer. Infusers are one thing. Strainers are another. But sometimes a strainer can double as an infuser. Honest! So how do you choose the one (or more) that’s right for you? Here are a few tips. Mesh infusers These are …

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Our House Shows We Love Tea

No one who visits our house could ever doubt that we love tea! The signs are everywhere you look. First, in the firm belief that two mugs are not enough for the two of us and in celebration of the seemingly endless creativity that abounds out there among mug makers, we exchange our hard-earned cash …

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Loose Tea on the Go

Are you a tea lover who wishes they could take their lovely tea stash along with them when they leave the house? There are many ways to be able to take your loose tea with you for convenient brewing outside of the home. There are three ways that make traveling with loose tea easy and …

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Full of Infusiasm for Tea

I’m full of infusiasm for tea, and there’s more than a few reasons why. For one, if you want to keep your teatime neat while still enjoying fine loose leaf teas, an infuser is your best friend. For another, as a tea lover who prefers to let those lovely tea leaves float free in the …

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Torturing Your Tea Leaves

Cramming your full-leaf teas into a tiny infuser ball or tea stick can be tantamount to torture. At least it seems so to this tea drinker. All that effort to grow, harvest, process, package, and bring to market those leaves of the Camellia Sinensis bush, and you don’t let them unfurl fully in that hot …

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Tea and the Infuser Experiment

An idea has been rattling around my brain for awhile (sort of like a dried pea in an empty jar): an infuser that’s as large as the interior of my cup will let the tea leaves have exposure to the water the same as if they were loose in that same cup. I even jotted …

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