Tea

5 Health and Beauty Benefits of Rooibos Tea

5 Health and Beauty Benefits of Rooibos Tea

It may surprise you to know that rooibos tea isn’t actually tea. It’s a straw-like herb from South Africa known as “red bush”. When brewed, it’s naturally sweet and full-bodied with nutty undertones; it’s low tannin also makes a cup soothing to your digestive tract. […]

Chai Tea Latte Mix

Chai Tea Latte Mix

Chai Tea Latte is one of my favorite warm drinks to enjoy on a cold winter day. It’s cold-weather comfort in a mug. And I love sharing my favorite mix with friends. Just a few ingredients in the food processor makes plenty to drink and […]

Stephen Twining’s 10 Tips for a Perfectly Brewed Cup of Herbal Tea

Stephen Twining’s 10 Tips for a Perfectly Brewed Cup of Herbal Tea

Today I’m happy to welcome Stephen Twining for a very special to post to ring in the New Year and National Hot Tea Month! After planning celebrations, cleaning, cooking, shopping and wrapping, it will soon be time to shift focus to something just as important…you. […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Brewing Loose Leaf Tea

A Beginner’s Guide to Brewing Loose Leaf Tea

Brewing loose leaf tea may seem like a challenge if you haven’t done it before. Perhaps you don’t know what teas to buy or what tools you need. It seems complicated. Whatever the reason, loose leaf tea just isn’t your thing. Until now. These tips […]

How to Store Tea

How to Store Tea

If you want to enjoy a perfect cup, you must store tea properly to ensure great flavor. And if you’re anything like me, you have a cabinet full of loose-leaf tea bags and boxes of assorted tea bags. With so many wonderful flavors and a […]

Letter Writing Tea Party

Letter Writing Tea Party

Need a fresh idea for a tea party? I’ve got one for you. Actually, it’s an old idea that I’m bringing back. Text messages, social media, emails, and instant messaging are all part of this digital age changing how we communicate with each other. When […]

Christmas Tea Party

Christmas Tea Party

The holiday season is the perfect time to celebrate with friends and family and this Christmas Tea Party menu will help you create the perfect event. Along with tasty recipes, I’m also sharing some of my tips for planning a delightful afternoon tea. The Table […]

How to Create a Calming Tea Ritual

How to Create a Calming Tea Ritual

With our busy lives and overstuffed calendars, it can be hard to find time for yourself. But a little self-care and quality alone time, even if it’s only a few minutes, can help you relax, reduce stress, and brighten your mood. A cup of tea, […]

Thanksgiving Tea Party

Thanksgiving Tea Party

With the holidays just around the corner, what better way to celebrate with friends and family than with a Thanksgiving Tea Party? Today I’m sharing a great menu along with recipes and tips for planning a wonderful afternoon tea. The Table Decorating your table can […]

Mourning Tea

Mourning Tea

In the Victorian era, there were some traditions that revolved around death that we would find a little strange today, including Mourning Tea. In fact, mourning was a part of every aspect of daily life, so why not tea time too. A widow was expected […]