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DIY Green Tea After Sun Spray

July 21, 2016 in Tea DIY

This is a guest post by Jen Fitch of A Sip of Bliss.

Summer is definitely in full swing, and in Austin it is HOT! I have been spending a lot of time by the pool lately and with all of the sun exposure, my skin has been needing a refresher. I decided to whip up a DIY after sun spray with the amazing skin benefits of green tea. Green tea is wonderful for your skin, both when you drink it or apply it topically. It is chock full of antioxidants and has anti inflammatory properties. It can also help ease and soothe skin after sun exposure, whether just a little sun or if you stayed out a bit to long and got burnt (oops!). The spray gets extra healing properties with witch hazel and aloe vera. Read more…

spiked iced green tea

Spiked Iced Green Tea with Honey

July 18, 2016 in Beverage / Tea Recipe

If you’re subscribed to my newsletter, you’re already aware that I spent Canada Day long weekend at the cottage. It was a beautiful weekend to celebrate my country’s birthday and tea was still had, thankfully. However, there was a kicker. No running water! Luckily, we knew this in advance so we came prepared with our water from home and brought all the necessary tea traveling essentials. Read more…

green rooibos

Tea Review: The Honest Leaf’s Fresh (Green Rooibos)

July 14, 2016 in Herbal Tea / Tea Review

The Honest Leaf story began in the winter of 2012 when Shelby put together holiday tea gift baskets for friends and family. Her mission was to give the gift of warmth and good health during the holiday season. In the months following, Shelby decided to take her passion for health and wellness and combine it with her love for tea.  She created a line of wellness teas that specifically targeted various systems in the body.” Here are my thoughts on a green rooibos blend that focuses on immunity. Read more…

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

June 30, 2016 in Monthly Round Up

June marked the World Tea Expo and with that followed a lot of coverage. It took place middle of the month and while I could not attend thankfully many bloggers did to share their experiences with us all. I shared a few recap posts in this June round up, but if you want to see more bloggers’ thoughts, Nicole Martin of Tea For Me Please has a round up dedicated just to World Tea Expo stuff (and another is coming end of this week). Other features in this round up include a piece defining specialty tea, a recipe for tea roasted rhubarb and much more. Read more…

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Tea Review: Harney & Sons’ Queen Catherine

June 28, 2016 in Black Tea / Tea Review

While this is a tea blend from Harney & Sons, it is also sold through a Toronto based company, Premium Teas. “Premium Teas wanted to make the most coveted Harney & Sons Fine Teas widely accessible in Canada and that was our main focus since inception. Harney & Sons Teas are too good to keep a secret. Share a real cup of tea with friends and family.” Let’s do just that. I’m sharing my tea thoughts on one of their signature black tea blends. Read more…

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