Teaopia Founder Opens New Online Tea Shop

September 22, 2016 in Learn / Tea Interview

Prior to being sold to Teavana in 2012, Teaopia was known as a Canadian loose-leaf tea company with 50 locations across the country. It was a popular place for interesting tea blends and an assortment of tea accessories. When I first started getting more seriously into tea (ie. away from just tea bags), Teaopia was where I would go to try new teas and learn more. My passion and obsession for tea grew thanks to the company. When it was public that Teaopia would be acquired by another tea brand, I was sad to say goodbye to a brand I loved and got me into loose leaf tea. However, that changed earlier this year when I was reached out to by CitizenTea, Teaopia founder’s new tea venture. Read more…

Bonnie Eng

At the Tea Table with Bonnie Eng of Thirsty for Tea

September 13, 2016 in At the Tea Table

Fellow tea blogger, Bonnie Eng, has one of the most gorgeous blogs I have laid my eyes on. With a fabulous layout, captivating photography, and delicious steeps and recipes, Bonnie is truly a tea foodie queen. Think of an unique tea infused dish and she most likely has a creative recipe for it on Thirsty for Tea blog. In addition to sharing tea recipes, Bonnie Eng’s blog also has do-it-yourself craft ideas for tea lovers and notes from tea spot visits. Her blog is definitely one you will want to check out and may find yourself spending hours on. I was thrilled to get to chat with her for my monthly series, At the Tea Table, and learn about her tea passion, how she creates with tea, advice for beginners in tea and much more. Read more…

Best Tea Subscription Boxes

A Guide to the Best Tea Subscription Boxes Everyone Needs

September 6, 2016 in Learn / Tea Thoughts

Subscription services are a popular choice for those who love the excitement of mail every month curated just for their addictions. They are also something I’m a big fan of because the idea of being surprised each month with what my box may entail is so much fun. Being a major tea lover, I of course love any subscription box that is tea related and will make a point to try as many as I possibly can. I find it to be a nice way to taste new teas. I’ve tried many the past few years and keep coming back to the same ones that I think are the best tea subscription boxes out there. Read more…

blogs to read

What Blogs to Read this Month in Tea // August Round Up

September 1, 2016 in Monthly Round Up

I’m still wrapping my head around the idea that it’s already September! Where has this year gone? It’s hard to believe that we’re entering the pumpkin spice everything part of the year, but here I am writing out my August round up of great blog reads. I made sure it would consist of one recipe to hold onto summer a bit longer but I would be lying if I say I am not excited for Fall (favourite season!) In addition to that summer recipe, in this round up you will also find posts with some wonderful tea tasting notes, organic matcha brands comparison, cute tea pets and more. Read more…

T By Daniel

Tea Review: T By Daniel’s Usain Jolt

August 31, 2016 in Black Tea / Herbal Tea / Tea Review

T By Daniel was born in 2011 into the loving arms of husband and wife team Daniel and Renata Lewis. Lovers of tea, fashion and especially people, Daniel and Renata had a vision to start something that could speak to all generations and could bring people together… Tea just happens to be one of those things in life that does just that. T By Daniel is the funky, modern tea company, that focuses on selling tea in a very fun, interactive and stylish way.” Here are my thoughts on one of those exciting tea blends. Read more…

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