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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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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Tea Accoutrements

by Stephanie Hanson One of the great pleasures of afternoon tea is surveying a beautifully set tea table. From the beginning, the vessels used in the preparation of tea have played nearly as major a role as the leaf itself. Think of the formal order of the Japanese tea ceremony, for example. The basic preparation …

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