Celebrate Iced Tea & New Arrivals! 🍵🌞

In the month celebrating iced tea, it’s time to accessorize and there’s no better place to look than our new arrivals for some of our newest teawares suitable for your iced tea needs this summer. Take our newest teawares on the go, in your backyard, or to the beach while staying in style!     The …

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The Dog Days of Tea

You’ve no doubt heard of the Dog Days of Summer. But what about the Dog Days of Tea? No? Well, let me enlighten you. First, a bit about what the Dog Days of Summer are. Date-wise, these Dog Days occur mainly in the months of July and August here in the Northern Hemisphere. They are …

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Teaware Patterns: Spring & Summer Time Designs

You may be shoveling out from under the latest two or three feet of snowfall, or knocking icicles off the eaves, or huddling around that gas stove in the kitchen to keep warm because your power is still out, but you probably have dreams of Spring, with Summer to follow, going through your head anyway. …

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Hurry Up, Fall, I Need Those Special Teas!

Fall is just around the corner, only about a couple of weeks away, and it’s a time when my tastebuds crave certain teas, including a few with added flavorings (something I usually avoid). But such anticipation can make time seem to crawl by slowly. And that makes me cry out, “Hurry up, Fall, I need …

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Spring Forth into a Summer of Tea

When it comes to tea, certain seasons are known for certain things. I'm drawing a blank when it comes to autumn and winter, though it's safe to say those are times when the warming qualities of a nice hot cup of tea are much appreciated. We are currently passing through spring, perhaps best known for …

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Winding Down Summer with Tea

Another trip around the sun, another Summer winding down, and another occasion to celebrate with tea: the Autumnal Equinox rolls around once more. For those of you who don’t pay a lot of attention to the various phases of our journey through this solar system, I’ll give a brief rundown of what “Autumnal Equinox” is. …

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20 Reasons to Drink Tea in September

September is a month of transition, the last three weeks of Summer soon giving way to Autumn. The Equinox, marking that change from one season to the other, is on the 23rd this year. Most kids are also back in school, making the home seem peaceful yet a bit lonely without their antics and high-pitched …

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Last Taste of Summer

Fall is in the air, coming in on a cool breeze under a cliched blue sky with light puffs of clouds. So, this afternoon we hung up our hammock. The end of summer may not seem like the typical time for such an activity, yet it was the allure of the cooler weather that made …

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Tea Moments — Enjoying a Cloudy Summer Day

Hey, tea lovers, Summertime is here in the Northern Hemisphere. That usually means days filled with plenty of sunshine — great weather for enjoying a tall, cold glass of chilled (iced) tea. However, we do get our share of cloudy days where heat and humidity collude in a dramatic display — sudden, intense downpours accompanied …

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Teatime Memory — My Summer Job

Sitting down at teatime is always a great break in the day. You can set aside your tasks and cares to replenish body and soul. For me, this is also a time of reflection. As tea flows from the pot to the cup, so memories flow from the past to the present in my mind. …

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