Getting Tea Benefits for Less Money

Tea is supposed to have quite a range of health benefits, from weight loss, cancer prevention, and hair health, to skin care and wrinkle prevention. Some vendors take advantage of such claims by packaging their teas as products targeting these conditions and charging exorbitant prices. But you, the careful shopper, can get those tea benefits …

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Tea and the Pioneer Spirit II — Follow-up

Taking a hand, in true “pioneer spirit” fashion, at blending my own flavored tea proved to be a very interesting experience. The most important ingredient in my little mélange of teas and spices was Time! Ever made pickles, relish, piccalilli, pickled beets, or anything similar? If so, you know that Time is an important ingredient …

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Getting Great “After Season” Tea Time Deals

Bargain shoppers, rejoice! Tea and teaware deals abound, especially for “after season” items. Being a bargain hunter in the extreme, I wait anxiously for special dates and occasions to pass just as avidly as others prepare for their occurring. When it comes to tea, this is especially true. Holidays are the best example of this. …

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Expensive Teas Tease

Expensive teas can be a bit of a tease. They’re pricey up front, making you think they’re fairly elite. Yet, many of them can undergo multiple steepings, so at heart they’re fairly practical and can even be enjoyed on a daily basis. In that case, you can also buy a larger quantity which reduces the …

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