You (Tea) Animal!

[Editor's note: I usually don't layout articles like this (photo-text-photo-text-etc), but the last time I tried to do something snazzy, WordPress messed up the image sizing. These teawares are just too cute (I want them all!) to risk that happening again. Enjoy!] A lot of people collect “stuff” with animal motifs. A lot of tea people …

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Really BIG Tea Mugs and Cups

If you’ve ever experienced empty teacup syndrome, you know the importance of a really BIG tea mug or cup. Some are big enough that, when they’re brimming with tea, you need two hands to bring them steadily to your lips — or you can leave yours sitting on the table or counter and sip from …

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The Difference a Teacup Makes

A teacup is a teacup is a teacup — right? Uh, well, to many of us, yes. But to others of us… There is that section of the population that observes a vast difference in the flavor of tea when it is sipped daintily from a teacup and saucer made of fine bone china or …

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The Languages of Tea – Japanese

by Adam Yusko Avid tea drinkers and enthusiasts can find a plethora of  information on the Internet related to tea. There are countless tea forums, wiki sites and articles out there, many of which are rather international in their tea-coverage. If you've ever browsed or contributed to some of these forums, you may have seen …

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