Tea Time: A Perfect Autumn Twist

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Welcome to Heaven: My First Day at Teavana

(c) BBC

Yesterday was my first day in Tea Heaven (aka Teavana, which is a mash up of “tea” and “nirvana,” so it legitimately is Tea Heaven).

Oh my gosh.

OH MY GOSH!

Guys. This is going to be the best job ever. Continue reading

Tea Time: “How to Make Tea Like a Brit”

For tea time today, I wanted to share one of my favorite videos with you. This is from Anglophenia, who I follow on Twitter and on Youtube. They’re pretty awesome if you’re an anglophile like me.

It’s really cute, funny, and informative. I especially appreciate her clearing up the classic milk-first-or-second conundrum. Continue reading

Tea Time: Black, Green, Oolong, White – What’s the Difference?

(c) PublicDomanPictures, pixabay.com

(c) PublicDomanPictures, pixabay.com

There are a lot of different types of tea out there.  Who can tell what the differences are amongst them? With coffee, at least it tells you the caffeine content and roast type right on the bag, sometimes with helpful, friendly little pictures.  Not so much with tea, especially if you’re buying loose leaf. These bags tend to be plain and serious. Continue reading

Tea Time: Chamomile Tea

(c) HebiFot, pixabay.com

(c) HebiFot, pixabay.com

You don’t have to know me for long to know that I. Love. Tea.

I collect tea pots. I also collect different kinds of “novelty” tea (Downton Abbey and Doctor Who).  I’m reading a book right now called For All the Tea in China about how England committed the greatest act of corporate espionage ever: they stole tea plants Continue reading